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First American Education Finance is a financial services company and wholly owned subsidiary of City National Bank and their parent company, Royal Bank of Canada. For over 20 years, our specialized team has worked to develop a deep understanding of the greatest needs and challenges facing higher education institutions. Our deep experience and financial strength have enabled us to support the financing needs of more than 800 schools to help deliver the best education possible to their students.
First American and its parent, City National Bank, are pleased to extend our Finance Programs to the Coalition and the state association members it serves. Whether you are looking to renew technology or address deferred maintenance projects on your campus, our full suite of programs simplifies project financing allowing coalition members to stay focused on advancing their institution. 

Financing Solutions for All Project Types:

  •  Deferred Maintenance 

  •  Energy Efficiency Upgrades

  •  Campus Vehicles

  •  Athletic Equipment & Facility Upgrades

  •   Faculty and Staff Devices

  •   Classroom Technology

  •   Enterprise Software

  •   Network Infrastructure

  •   Research Equipment

Program Benefits:

  •  Access to Lease Management Platform: FA | Experience

  •  Integrated Master Agreement to facilitate the financing of projects quickly and easily

  •  A suite of asset management services for roll-out and end of life disposition

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Chad Wiedenhofer

Senior Vice President

(585) 643-3341

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