Our History

An Award-Winning SBA Lender

A division of First State Bank Nebraska, Salt Creek is dedicated to meeting the needs of the financial advisors we serve. Since 1912, our team has been putting our clients first.
  • 1912Since 1912, First State Bank Nebraska, has been an industry leader, providing generations of Midwesterners with sound, personalized banking services, confident lending, and sophisticated know-how to deliver best-in-class customer service.
  • 2016Over the past two decades, insecurities in housing and small business lending have shaped much of the national financial landscape. But First State has grown by staking out a reputation based on our unmatched customer service and using cutting edge technologies to bring clients the very best banking experience.
  • 2016The First State path has been paved with milestones such as SBA Preferred Lender and SBA 2012 Community/Rural Lender of the Year for Nebraska. Working together to build strong customer relationships, First State has made a tradition out of strengthening the communities we serve.
  • 2017First State Bank Nebraska closed it's first financial advisor business acquisition loan, paving the way for the development of Salt Creek.
  • 2018

Our Mission

First State Bank Nebraska strives to provide the latest banking technology products while delivering exceptional customer service. The bank is proud of the steady growth, increased services to customers and the involvement of employees, officers, and directors in civic organizations and community functions.

Personal & Straightforward

You know you want to expand your wealth management practice, but it when it comes to your next steps, you need the guidance and capital to make it happen. That’s where we come in. We’ll outline why and how you want to grow in order to establish your acquisition plan and secure adequate. Our process is both personal and straightforward.

  1. CONNECT: Talk with our loan team. We have a team dedicated to serving you.  You will find our electronic process to be user-friendly so you can spend your valuable time helping your clients rather than filling out paper forms.
  2. EXPAND: Use Salt Creek to grow your book of business.
  3. EVOLVE: Through a continuing partnership with First State Bank Nebraska, discover new products and services to help your practice flourish.

Talk to a Loan Advisor at 402-858-1249

Main Branch - Lincoln Nebraska

First State Bank Nebraska currently has 16 locations in the communities of Lincoln, Hickman, Yutan, Wilber, Hallam, Dorchester, Cortland, Firth, Filley, DeWitt, Pickrell, Western, Beatrice, Waverly, and Newhawka.