First BanCorp. operates as the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico that provides a range of financial products and services to retail, commercial, and institutional clients. Its Commercial and Corporate Banking segment offers commercial real estate and construction loans, and floor plan financings; and cash management and business management services, as well as underwrites bonds and financial advisory services provided to government entities. The company’s Consumer (Retail) Banking segment provides auto, boat, and personal loans; credit cards; lines of credit; and deposit products comprising interest bearing and non-interest bearing checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, and retail certificates of deposit, as well as engages in the finance leases and insurance activities. Its Mortgage Banking segment is involved in origination, sale, securitization, and servicing ofvarious residential mortgage loan products and related hedging activities; acquisition and sale of mortgages in the secondary markets; and provision of mortgage loans purchased from other local banks and mortgage bankers. The company’s Treasury and Investments segment engages in the treasury and investment management activities, such as funding and liquidity management. Its United States Operations segment offers checking, savings, and money market accounts; and residential mortgages, home equity loans, lines of credit, and automobile loans, as well as Internet banking services, cash management services, remote data capture, and automated clearing house transactions. The company’s Virgin Islands Operations segment is involved in the consumer, commercial lending, and deposit-taking activities. As of March 1, 2015, First BanCorp. operated 54 branches in Puerto Rico, 12 branches in the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands, and 10 branches in the state of Florida. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Santurce, Puerto Rico.