Belfast Telegraph

9. First Trust Bank

  • Chief executive: Adrian Moynihan
  • Pre-tax profit: £54m
  • Employment: 771
  • Pay bill: Not stated

First Trust Bank is a leading bank in Northern Ireland and part of the overall AIB Group.

It provides finance and banking services to over 250,000 personal, business and corporate customers across NI. Services are delivered through branches, business centres, digital and phone channels, Post Office counter services and its headquarters in Belfast.

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First Trust Bank says it plays a major role in backing its customers to achieve their dreams and ambitions. It provides c. £2bn in financing to personal, business and corporate customers across NI, with new lending growing by around 40% between 2017 and 2018.

Recent highlights include aiding the development of hotels including the Marine Hotel in Ballycastle and Killeavy Castle in Armagh. The bank has also supported the expansion of firms of all sizes from across NI including Sproules Jewellers in Londonderry and Hannath Estate Agents in Portadown. First Trust Bank has announced it will rebrand as AIB to create a shared and unified brand for its customers across all business operations by the end of 2020.

First Trust

92 Ann Street



Tel: 028 9033 0099