PFE Welcomes Northern Bank and First Citizens Bank as Members

March 22, 2024

Our membership is growing. Two banks, Northern Bank and First Citizens Bank, have joined Partnership for Financial Equity as new members in recent weeks. Welcome!

Founded in 1960, Northern Bank is a Woburn-based institution that has assets of $2.87 billion with 13 locations serving communities throughout Middlesex County. Joanne Fishlin is Head of Compliance Risk Management – VP for Northern Bank and an active and valued member in PFE’s CRA Peer Group.

First Citizens Bank acquired Silicon Valley Bank (which had recently acquired Boston Private Bank & Trust) in March 2023. Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., First Citizens includes a network of more than 550 branches and offices in 23 states. Bobbie Salgado is First Citizens Bank’s Senior Director of CRA and Community Development Strategy.