First Commonwealth Bank Ranks High in SBA Loans

By Jonathan Longwill
VP Communications, First Commonwealth Financial Corp.

CANFIELD, Ohio – First Commonwealth Financial Corp., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, operates 119 community banking offices in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

This includes our business banking and mortgage office in Canfield, as well as business banking centers in Cleveland, Canton, Columbus, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.

First Commonwealth provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management and insurance products and services through its subsidiaries, First Commonwealth Bank and First Commonwealth Insurance Agency.

For our nearly 1,500 employees, being a community bank means more than just making loans and opening checking accounts. We give back to the communities we serve. Last year  we gave more than 11,000 hours of volunteer time, financial education, and nearly $2 million in community development investments. 

First Commonwealth is a top five Small Business Administration lender across Ohio (No. 4) and Pennsylvania (No. 2) and is the No. 1 SBA lender in the Pittsburgh region.

We also assisted approximately 1,150 households secure mortgages in excess of $413 million in 2022  Our indirect lending team assisted individuals in lending $687 million worth of vehicle purchases. 

Last year, First Commonwealth Bank was recognized for the fourth consecutive year by Forbes as one of the “world’s best banks.”

Other national recognitions included the American Bankers Association community commitment award for financial literacy and the designation of savings excellence award by America Saves. 

Closer to home, First Commonwealth was named as one of the top workplaces in the Pittsburgh region for a third consecutive year.