Sylvania Branch

First Federal Bank in Sylvania, OH is located two miles east of downtown Sylvania. From everyday finances to lending opportunities for your future, start a pARTnership that strengthens the community, and you.

Creating Great P[ART]nerships 

Join us in supporting the Sylvania Community Arts Commission. Open a new checking account, and you could earn up to $150.* Plus, we’ll donate $150 for every new checking account opened, up to $5000, to fund local art educational programs.**


By supporting local, life-changing organizations and handling uniqueness of every individual like the uniqueness of a great work of art, we can help you reach and celebrate your next milestone with smart banking solutions. After all, that’s what makes us better together!

The First Federal Bank Difference 

First Federal Bank, accompanied by our partners First Insurance Group1, welcomes you to explore our solutions and to visit us in-person or apply online

Like a great masterpiece, this office marries Sylvania’s love of arts and desire for a bank that puts their needs first.

  • Technology Bar: Try out our latest digital banking solutions you can bank at our branch and beyond
  • The “it” team: A team of mortgage, wealth management1, business, insurance1 and personal finance professionals all under roof to give you an exceptional level of service.

At First Federal Bank, we gain a deep understanding of your business, your industry, and your unique challenges. It is through this understanding that we can offer you comprehensive financial solutions tailored to your needs.

Contact your local business team.


First Insurance Group is a full-service insurance agency committed to protecting what matters most to you, your family, and your business. Our teams are ready to offer you coverage specific to your needs.

  • Employee Benefit consultants help you obtain and attract the best workforce without breaking your bottom line.
  • Our Commercial Insurance team provides you with an in-depth analysis and action plan for long-term security.
  • Personal Insurance agents build you a reliable and affordable policy accompanied with exceptional service.

Contact your local agent.


Spread your wings with digital banking solutions that give you free, 24-hour access to your accounts.

  • Text or email cash to your friends and family with People Pay
  • Check your balance, transfer funds and review transaction history
  • Make payments at your convenience with Bill Pay
  • Deposit checks using a smartphone or tablet with Mobile Deposit2
  • Create alerts for low balances, upcoming bills and more

Ready for a new nest? Sit down with your local mortgage expert to explore our mortgage options for buying a home, refinancing or using your home’s equity to pay down debt or finance large purchases.

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Our personalized approach to your finances will put you at ease, and we'll use our investing knowledge and experience to create a strategy that helps you reach your goals.

  • Saving for Retirement
  • Getting Ready to Retire / Retired
  • Paying for College
  • Investments
  • Your 401(k)

Contact your local Wealth Management Team.

Visit Us

5520 Monroe Street
Sylvania, Ohio, 43560
Phone: 567-455-8223

You also can visit our other branches and ATMs in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, or call us to learn more.

*Offer is valid for new customers only. Minimum $50 initial deposit to open. Offer valid through 03/31/18 with the opening of any new checking account, excluding Access Banking. Receive $75 for the completion of ten (10) debit card point-of-sale transactions ($15 minimum transaction amount) completed within 60 days of account opening and receive $75 for the completion of three (3) Online Bill Pay transactions ($15 minimum transaction amount) completed within 60 days of account opening. Incentives will be deposited into your new checking account within 30 days after the completion of corresponding requirement. Offer not available to existing First Federal Bank checking account customers, those with a First Federal Bank checking account closed within the past twelve (12) months, and employees of First Defiance Financial Corp. and their immediate family members living in the same household. May not be combined with any other offer, and only one offer valid per person per calendar year. Subject to change without notification. 

** For every new checking account opened at First Federal Bank located at 5520 Monroe Street through 3/31/18, a donation of $150 will be made to the Sylvania Community Arts Commission, up to $5,000.