Berne Shield

First Bank of Berne

Premiere Business

First Bank of Berne opened its first branch in 1891 in Berne, Indiana. Over the past 125 years, the institution has grown to nine brick-and-mortar locations serving thousands of customers in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. The organization now has offices in Berne, Bluffton, Decatur, Kokomo, Peru, Portland, and Van Wert, and multiple ATM’s throughout the company’s footprint. First Bank of Berne serves a variety of financial sectors including personal banking and investments, business banking, consumer lending, mortgage, and agribusiness. First Bank of Berne also offers telephone and internet banking. Throughout the company’s growth, First Bank of Berne and its employees have stayed true to their hometown roots and remain close to the communities they serve.

Contact Information

Kent Liechty, President

Phone: 1-800-589-7848
Fax: 260-589-2398


Berne - 1105 North U.S. Hwy 27 · Berne, IN 46711

Downtown Berne - 170 W. Main Street · Berne, IN 46711

Bluffton - 404 N. Main Street · Bluffton, IN 46714

Decatur - 1111 S. 13th Street · Decatur, IN 46733

Kokomo - 1936 South Dixon Road · Kokomo, IN, 46902

Peru - 915 W. Main St.· Peru, IN, 46970

Portland - 185 Industrial Drive · Portland, IN 47371

Van Wert - 102 Christopher Crossing · Van Wert, OH 45891

Swiss Village - 1350 W. Main Street · Berne, IN 4671