Press Release

Steve Bamberger Joins FNBT

Release date: 8/8/2018

Beloit, WI, August 8, 2018 - First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Steve Bamberger has joined the company as Assistant Vice President - Loan Production Manager for the bank’s mortgage teams in Rock and Green Counties in Wisconsin and Winnebago County in Illinois.

In his role, he is responsible for building relationships in the community, coaching and developing the residential lending team, raising awareness about FNBT’s lending services, and helping consumers with their home buying needs

Bamberger graduated from Illinois State University with a bachelor’s degree in economics, and is a licensed real estate broker. He belongs to the Rockford Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors. With over 30 years of banking experience, 26 of those years focused on residential lending, Bamberger makes it a priority to provide Sound Advice to customers who are needing residential lending assistance. He and his wife Becky, reside in Rockford, Illinois, where Bamberger was born and raised. He will be based at FNBT’s Beloit office located at 345 East Grand Avenue in Beloit.

First National Bank and Trust Company is a family-owned, community bank headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin. Chartered in 1882, First National Bank and Trust Company now serves nearly 30,000 households in 13 communities and 16 locations in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois with assets of approximately $1.1 billion.  Commitment to full service banking, investments, asset management, exceptional service, and Sound Advice has positioned First National Bank and Trust Company as a Stateline leader in the industry. For additional information, visit