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FirstAtlantic Financial Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in July 2006 to serve as the holding company for FirstAtlantic Bank, which was established on July 20, 2007.

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FirstAtlantic Bank is a full service community bank with 8 financial centers located in Jacksonville, Orange Park, St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach.

FirstAtlantic Bank operates under a traditional community banking model with an emphasis on high-quality customer service and relationship-driven banking. With a substantial capital base, FirstAtlantic Bank can effectively compete with regional and national financial institutions while maintaining personalized service and localized decision-making.

Through the years, FirstAtlantic Bank has continually expanded its footprint in Northeast Florida. The Southpoint Financial Center (Jacksonville) opened in July 2007; the Normandy Financial Center (Jacksonville) opened on April 21, 2008; and the Cobblestone Financial Center (St. Augustine) opened on December 5, 2008.

FirstAtlantic Bank acquired our Kingsley Avenue (Orange Park) location on July 22, 2011 from Synovus Bank. Later that year, our San Marco Financial Center (Jacksonville) was acquired from the former CenterBank of Jacksonville on December 16, 2011.

In December 2012, we acquired our Beach & Hodges Financial Center (Jacksonville) from the former Prosperity Bank.

FirstAtlantic Bank further expanded by adding Ponte Vedra and Orange Park Financial Centers through the acquisition of two locations from the former Heritage Bank of North Florida on April 19, 2013.

FirstAtlantic Bank is dedicated to serving business owners, professionals, and consumers and offers a complete line of banking services. FirstAtlantic has earned the coveted 5-Star Superior Rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s premier bank rating firm.