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First American Equipment Finance

First American Equipment Finance, an RBC/City National Company, is a leader in equipment leasing and financing for commercial borrowers nationwide.

Headquartered in Rochester, NY, First American has three decades of experience serving thousands of clients across the U.S. and Canada.

By investing our success back into our people, providing unique value for our clients, and gratefully giving back to our communities, we’re working toward our vision of becoming the best company to work with and the best company to work for.
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First American is so much more than an equipment leasing and financing provider. We are hardworking professionals who genuinely care about our clients—where they are today and where they want to be in the future. We're focused on the lasting impact we can make on our colleagues, clients, and communities.... Read more


Our vision is to become the best company to work with, and the best company to work for.... Read more


Our mission is to grow businesses passionately and professionally by earning long-term relationships.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

First American’s most valuable asset is our people, and we know that a strong company culture is crucial to recruiting and retaining top talent and earning recognition as a great place to work. We want employees to feel valued for who they are and what they do, so we actively solicit feedback and implement initiatives that enhance our colleagues’ wellbeing, satisfaction, loyalty, and development.... Read more


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Victor, NY


293 US Employees


Financial Services & Insurance - Other

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What employees are saying

First American Equipment Finance has seriously changed my life. I have never been so satisfied and fulfilled at a job. I love what I do and I love the people I work with.

I am given the freedom and flexibility to try new ideas and expand my role in any way possible. I am constantly feeling challenged and fulfilled and am excited to come to work every day!

work life balance and great co workers

I get to work with a bunch of professionals who help me grow personally and professionally and push me each day to get better and I truly enjoy being a part of something bigger than myself. When one person thrives, everyone thrives.

I get to work with a great group of people every day and truly enjoy my job.

I feel like an integral part of what we are building, an integral part of our success.

First American empowers me to shape my role however I want. I'm never outside boundaries of working on projects with new departments or taking on something outside of my comfort zone. They really focus on letting you flourish personally and professionally.

I get to feel like I am truly a part of a team again.

I can wake up with a good idea and get to work executing on it right away.

The people I work with care about me and my success

I have the trust and flexibility I need for a great work life balance

I am given a seat at the table and feel like I am making an impact

leadership allows for flexibility, personal and professional development is encouraged, and the environment is fun, open, and inclusive

It is the first place I’ve ever worked where I feel like everyone wants to work together to be successful. We support each other and motive one another, and I love coming into work every single day knowing that I am driven to meet individual and team goals for the good of the company.

I feel challenged and appreciated all at once. The work life balance is awesome!

The culture that we have is unlike any other. I have never worked for a company where everyone seems to truly care about everyone and the success of the company as a whole and not just the individual.

It enables me to provide a high quality of life for my family and make a positive impact on my community.

I have the freedom and flexibility to oversee my own book of business and make my own decisions, with the support of the company behind me

Everyone from the senior leadership team to my peers share common goal of company betterment.

They really are about a work life balance and truly care about any issues you may have. Will work with you to correct them and

Company Snapshots

First American colleagues volunteer on the company’s annual Impact Day to give back to the communities where we live and work.
Natural light, open design, and modular meeting spaces foster collaboration at the company headquarters.
Several colleague-led teams are empowered to put their ideas into action, focused on our culture, diversity, community impact, client feedback, and more.
First American colleagues celebrate the announcement of the Chairman’s Award, the company’s highest honor recognizing excellence in character and leadership.