First Midwest is a relationship-focused financial institution headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Our history dates back to 1940, when Andrew Barber, C.D. Oberwortman and Frank Turk opened the Union National Bank and Trust of Joliet under a single mission– to be our clients’ most trusted financial partner. Today, our 2,200 colleagues in more than 120 locations continue to operate under this original mission, committed to serving our clients with integrity, service, responsibility and passion.
Today, First Midwest is one of the largest independent publicly traded bank holding companies based on assets headquartered in Chicago and the Midwest, with approximately $18 billion of assets and $12 billion of assets under management.
First Midwest’s principal subsidiary, First Midwest Bank, and other affiliates provide a full range of commercial, treasury management, equipment leasing, consumer, wealth management, trust and private banking products and services through locations in metropolitan Chicago, southeast Wisconsin, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois, and eastern Iowa.