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CIT Provides $30 Million for School Construction and Renovation Work
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 09:00 AM

NEW YORK , March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CIT, a division of First Citizens Bank, today announced that its Middle Market Banking business provided $30 million toward construction and enhancement of school facilities in Wahoo, Nebraska.

The borrower, Saunders County Education Agency, will use the loan to help finance construction of a new, two-story school addition, as well as associated renovations, for the existing middle school and high school facility of Wahoo Public Schools.

"Wahoo and the surrounding areas are growing and we need to expand our educational facilities to continue offering opportunities to all students," said Brandon Lavaley, Superintendent of Wahoo Public Schools, which will utilize the new facilities. "We appreciated CIT's agility in developing a financing package that would meet our objectives while allowing this project to move forward quickly and efficiently."

"It is a pleasure to support the Saunders County Education Agency and Wahoo Public Schools as they move forward to enhance the educational facilities available to the students and the community," said Brendan Chambers, managing director and group head for CIT's Middle Market Banking business.

CIT's Middle Market Banking business delivers a range of financial solutions to midsize clients through a relationship banking model. The business offers deposit solutions, loans, treasury services and other banking products to manufacturers, distributors and a wide variety of service industries.

About CIT

CIT is a division of First Citizens Bank, the largest family-controlled bank in the United States, continuing a unique legacy of strength, stability and long-term thinking that has spanned generations. Parent company, First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA) is a top 20 U.S. financial institution with more than $100 billion in assets. The company's commercial banking segment brings a wide array of best-in-class lending, leasing and banking services to middle-market companies and small businesses from coast to coast. First Citizens also operates a nationwide direct bank and a network of more than 600 branches in 22 states, many in high-growth markets. Industry specialists bring a depth of expertise that helps businesses and individuals meet their specific goals at every stage of their financial journey. Discover more at

John M. Moran


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