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



2015 Peer Discussion after NACUBO

Featuring Ben Wildavsky, Director of Higher Education Studies, SUNY Rockefeller Institute of Government

Setting the Stage for Resiliency in Higher Education

Watch the Highlight Video

How will the new Lease Accounting Changes affect your school?

Lease Accounting Webinar presented by First American and the Coalition for College Cost Savings

Replay the Webinar

Engaging in Failure and Creativity

How do you help lead your institution toward creative new models of revenue generation?

A Podcast by Teibel, Inc. featuring Chad Wiedenhofer

Listen to the Podcast

Education-focused, From Start to Finish


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


Business Development

New program generation is driven by a team of dedicated professionals with substantial experience developing customized vendor programs for the education market


Dedicated credit professionals focused on education are proficient with the trends and intricacies of the industry

Program Management

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

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

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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