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Our team is passionate about serving the Education industry and helping schools achieve their mission.

Phil Palermo
Certified Lease & Finance Professional

Phil Palermo

RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
Phil works with Southern schools to develop customized financing solutions for campus projects.

Phil’s mission is to serve the education community by providing colleges and universities with funding solutions to tackle strategic campus projects. He believes there is nothing more important than a quality education and enjoyes helping schools enhance their offerings in order to recruit the best students.
 
He started working at First American in 2013. He is involved with many company-wide initiaives and was previously awarded Breakthrough Performer of the Year.

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Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Selling and Sales Management from Purdue University

Outside of Work:

He runs the VLP SMILE Scholarship that his family set up in honor of his sister. In 10 years, they have donated more than $100,000 in scholarships to high school seniors.

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