First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, also known as First Citizens Bank, is one of the largest, family-controlled financial institutions in the United States. It offers a range of financial products and services for individuals and institutions throughout North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and Maryland. With assets of more than $17 billion, the bank maintains a staff of over 4,700 employees. First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company offers financial assistance, merchant and wealth management services, as well as credit and gift cards. The bank provides certificates of deposit and checking and savings accounts. It also offers a variety of loans and insurance products. The bank provides brokerage services through its subsidiary, First Citizens Investor Services. First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, a part of First Citizens BancShares, is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).