Helping Move Schools Forward

with Project Focused Finance Solutions for Public Schools

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Project Focused Finance Solutions

Project Focused Finance Solutions

From helping schools establish sustainable funding solutions for core IT projects, to developing unique solutions for complicated campus improvements, we have the experience to help your school.

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Public Education Financing Trends

Public Education Financing Trends

Working with over 600 schools gives us a unique vantage point to share observations and trends in how state schools, community colleges and school districts are addressing current challenges.

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Public Education Stories

Public Education Stories

From budget cuts to declining enrollment, public schools are faced with many challenges in today's environment. Learn how schools like yours are addressing these current challenges.

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Peer Discussions

Peer Discussions

Each year, we host business officers to gather for an evening of collaboration at our Peer Discussion Events. See highlights from this year's event in Montreal after the NACUBO Annual Meeting.

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Why First American?

See why over 600 schools across the country choose to work with us.


Working with over 600 schools gives us a unique vantage point to solve school challenges and provide expertise in education financing.


As a wholly owned subsidiary of City National Bank, we are a direct lender with the financial stability of the nation's 23rd largest bank.


Helping schools create strategic solutions for their most complicated project challenges, from complex projects to equipment management.


From our cloud-based mobile app to the use of our e-signature platform, our process uses innovative technology that is focused on you.


Each customer receives a dedicated, education-focused project manager who knows your school, your project and your challenges.

Innovative Solutions for Your School

  • Financing Solutions
  • Remarketing Solutions
  • Asset Management Solutions

Our Commitment to Evolving Education

First American Education Finance is a financial services company dedicated exclusively to education. 

Our business model is simple:
build a team that dedicates their professional lives to serving the unique needs of education. For over 20 years, we have worked hard to develop a deep understanding of the greatest needs and challenges that schools are facing. That's how we are able to provide customized solutions to help schools achieve their vision and deliver the best education possible to their students. What makes the difference is our people and their commitment to evolving education.

Meet our team of dedicated professionals that deliver exceptional client experiences and works hard to make a difference in the education community.

Integrity + Smarts

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