Corporate Profile


First Bankers Trustshares, Inc. is the holding company for First Bankers Trust Company, N. A., and First Bankers Trust Services, Inc. The Company was incorporated on August 25, 1988 and is headquartered in Quincy, Illinois.

First Bankers Trustshares, Inc. is a publicly held company whose common stock is traded over-the-counter. The Company’s stock is traded under the symbol FBTT.

The primary business of First Bankers Trust Company, N. A. (the Bank) is that of a community-oriented financial institution offering a variety of financial services to meet the needs of the communities it serves. The Company 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 area. The Bank has branch locations in Quincy, Macomb, Mendon, Carthage, Rushville, and Springfield, Illinois.

First Bankers Trust Services, Inc. (the Trust Company) was primarily established to meet the growing market needs for trust and custodial services. They offer personal trust, IRAs, and employee benefit trust administration. They have extensive experience in Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), 401(k)s, pensions, and deferred compensation plans and can serve as either a trustee or custodial arrangement that is tailored to the customer’s need. The Trust Company manages over $8 billion in assets with offices located in Quincy, Macomb, and Hindsdale, Illinois; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Phoenix, Arizona; St. Peters, Missouri, and Atlanta, Georgia.

The Company’s mix of experienced banking professionals and local business leaders has provided the leadership for the Company’s direction and success.