First United Bank is a community bank headquartered in Durant, Oklahoma that provides personal and commercial banking, investment management, insurance, and mortgage products and services to customers at more than 85 locations throughout Oklahoma and Texas.
First United has recently grown from having combined assets of over $6 billion to having almost $8 billion in combined assetsand is the 7th largest bank in its home state of Oklahoma.
First United is owned by the Massey family whose patriarch is former Oklahoma state senator, John Massey. Mr. Massey serves as chairman of First United, and his son, Greg Massey leads the bank as chief executive officer.
The bank defines its purpose as follows: To inspire and empower others to Spend Life Wisely. First United's Spend Life Wisely philosophy encompasses four pillars: faith, financial well-being, wellness and personal development.
First United began as Durant National Bank on Oct. 2, 1900 when it first opened its doors in Blue County, Choctaw Nation Territory, which is known today as Durant, Oklahoma.
In 1915, Durant National Bank absorbed eight banks in the Oklahoma region, and in 1916, constructed a new building in Durant at 2nd and Main Streets. In 1963, Durant National Bank was renamed to Durant Bank & Trust becoming one of the first banks in Oklahoma to have full trust powers. Durant Bank & Trust was then renamed to be First United Bank in 1998.
Highest paying job titles at First United Bank include Relationship Manager, Treasury Analyst, and IT Infrastructure Manager