First Citizens Bank is a bank holding company. This bank is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. There 549 First Citizens Bank branches located in 18 states. These banks have a higher concentration in the southeastern United States but they can also be found in Washington as well as Southern California. Other locations include Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, Oregon, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin. First Citizens Bank was founded in the year 1898 and currently has well over 5,000 people who are employed by the company to this day.