Vendor Financing for Education

Different + Better


First American is dedicated to serving the needs of education vendors. Our industry focus, combined with concierge-style service, technology prowess, financial strength, and unmatched credentials, all contribute to a superior vendor financing experience – for both you and your customers.
We are well equipped to accelerate growth for education solution providers. Our alignment with the education industry allows us to tailor solutions that meet the needs of public and private colleges, universities, and K-12 schools, helping you close more sales, more often.

How We Serve Your Customers


 We have a vested interest in understanding the challenges facing your customers – because your customers become our customers.



Funding Energy Upgrades | Adelphi University


Thought Leadership in Education



2016 Peer Discussion after NACUBO

Led by guest speaker Anthony Cortese, Principal of the Intentional Endowments Network.

Building a Sustainable Future in
Higher Education

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The Higher Standard

First American's hub for sharing ideas, thoughts, and resources to help move education forward.

Each semester, a new issue will be available with new stories, content and topics.

Enter the Platform

Financing Trends for Campus Projects

Higher Ed | FY 16-17 Edition

Working with over 600 schools nationwide puts us in a unique position to share observations and growing trends in how schools are addressing these current challenges.

Insights for FY16-17

Education-focused, From Start to Finish


Our service model is aligned around the education industry. Discover the benefits of specialization at each touchpoint:


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Business Development

New program generation is driven by a team of dedicated professionals with substantial experience developing customized vendor programs for the education market
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Dedicated credit professionals focused on education are proficient with the trends and intricacies of the industry
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Program Management

Our Program Managers use their education expertise and project experience to develop customized finance solutions that align with your clients’ needs
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Lease Administration

Your education customers are served by their Finance Specialist, a leasing and documentation expert who will anticipate their needs and ensure a smooth process through to funding
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Asset Management

Our asset management team is adept in handling the types of assets common to education

Get Started

If you are considering how adding a finance program could help grow your business, please give us some basic information and we will reach out to you. No pressure and no obligation. We will simply answer your questions and see if there is a fit. 


Accelerating growth, together.

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