First American Education Team

Phil Palermo

Vice President

As a Vice President, Phil understands the unique needs and hurdles of the education community. Phil works diligently with schools to provide customized financing solutions for essential campus equipment.

Phil is a Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Selling and Sales Management from Purdue University. He enjoys golf, soccer, and currently resides in Pompano Beach, Florida.

(786) 475-7234

"Phil and Jillian exceeded all of our expectations. We are extremely happy with our decision to go with First American. I would recommend them to anyone." 

- The Galloway Schools, Inc.

"I think Phil, Zachery and Jillian are outstanding in their services. I send an email with what I'm purchasing and they handle the rest." 

- Blessed Trinity Catholic School

"Phil Palermo was great to work with on all of the projects that we have financed with FAEF. He is very responsive to emails and phone calls.
It is a pleasure to work with him.​"

- Houston Baptist University

"I love working in education because it gives me the opportunity to help our educators shape the future. Giving schools the tools they need helps to prepare students for the challenges they will face in the future. It feels great to play even the smallest role in that important endeavor." 

- Phil Palermo