First Bankers Trustshares, Inc. is a bank holding company incorporated on August 25, 1988 and is headquartered in Quincy, Illinois. First Bankers Trust Company, N. A., a subsidiary of First Bankers Trustshares, Inc., is a commercial bank employing approximately 200 full and part time associates that primarily serve the communities of Quincy, Mendon, Carthage, Rushville, Macomb and Springfield, Illinois; and have market presence in adjacent counties in Illinois and Missouri.
The primary business of First Bankers Trust is that of a community-oriented financial institution offering a variety of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves. The Bank attracts deposits from the general public and uses such deposits, together with borrowings and other funds, to originate one-to-four family residential mortgage loans, consumer loans, small business loans and agricultural loans in its primary market areas.
The Company’s mix of experienced banking professionals and local business leaders has provided the leadership for the Company’s direction and success.