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Specialty Deposits

Customized solutions designed for public works contractors

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Specialty Deposits – Public Works Contractors and Retention Escrow Services

As industry experts, you can rely on First Foundation Bank's Public Works Contractors and Retention Escrow Services. Our in-depth understanding of the banking challenges you face each day gives us the expertise necessary to deliver customized financial solutions and a technology platform that supports your strategies and goals.

From the start of your project to the final detail, we'll keep your financing safe, secure and simple. With our flexible retention options and tools we will keep your funds working.

Public Works Contractor on the job

Deposit Products

Private Access Online Banking
Our Treasury Management services provide the ultimate in banking convenience by offering access 24/7 in a secure and automated environment.
Risk Management Services
We can help you reduce your fraud exposure. Several of our online services protect you against unauthorized payements and ACH transactions.
Interest-Earning Escrow
Keep your funds working for you by earning interest on deposited retention funds.
Electronic Transfers
Select from flexible disbursement methods that best suit your business.

Product Benefits

Streamlined Operations

Efficient reporting and industry-specific treasury management.

Fraud Protection

Protection against cyber fraud with enhanced account control and payment verification technology.

Dedicated Support

A dedicated servicing team to help support and optimize your banking.

Easy Account Opening

Experience fast, same-day document preparation and distribution to the contractor and public works owner.

Same-Day Notifications

Remain current on incoming retention funds, performance guarantee releases and escrow balances.
Specialty Deposits

Specialty Deposit Banking Team

With 40+ years of combined experience coupled with a dedicated customer service department, our team of industry experts can help you stay up to date and out in front.

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Deposit and loan products offered by First Foundation Bank, Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.

Investment and Advisory Services provided by First Foundation Advisors, an SEC-Registered Investment Advisor. Trust Services and Insurance Services are offered through First Foundation Bank. First Foundation Insurance Services license number #0H38553.

Investment, Insurance, and Advisory Products and Services:

  • ARE NOT FDIC INSURED
  • ARE NOT BANK GUARANTEED
  • MAY LOSE VALUE
  • ARE NOT A DEPOSIT
  • ARE NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY