About First National Bank of Omaha
First National Bank Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. It is recognized as the largest privately held bank in the country with $16 billion in managed assets. The bank's history is credited for paralleling that of the city of Omaha and the state of Nebraska. Chartered and headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, First National provides corporate banking, investment banking, retail banking, wealth management and consumer lending services at locations in seven states serving more than 6.6 million customers across the United States. The First National Board of Directors is made up of family stockholders, independent directors, and management of the bank and its holding company. The Chairman of the Board is Bruce Lauritzen, whose family owns a controlling interest in the Bank's holding company. More than 150 years after being founded, and in its sixth generation of family leadership, First National Bank is recognized as the largest privately held bank in the country with $21 billion in managed assets. In 1850, a group of settlers from Kanesville, Iowa crossed the Missouri River to picnic in the newly named Nebraska Territory.