First Empire Holding Corp. (First Empire), an employee-owned company since 2013, is the parent company of First Empire Securities, Balance Sheet Management Services, LPC Services, First Empire CD Management and First Empire Asset Management.

The First Empire family of companies emerged in response to the evolving needs of the institutions it has served for more than 30 years. 

First Empire Securities, a fixed income broker-dealer, was founded to offer access to an expansive line of fixed income investment products and CDs.  First Empire Securities is member of FINRA and SIPC.


First Empire CD Management was created to continue the firm's business as a deposit broker, providing a source of reliable non-negotiable CD funding. 

Balance Sheet Management Services and LPC Services were introduced in a continuation of the firm’s commitment to helping institutions not only make better investment decisions, but better balance sheet decisions as well. Balance Sheet Management Services offers industry-leading ALM and regulatory services, and LPC Services is a national source for loan participations and sales. 

First Empire Asset Management became an SEC registered investment advisor. 

All companies were reorganized under the First Empire Holding Corp.


First Empire Holding Corp. became a 100-percent employee-owned company.

Today, First Empire is a leading provider of investment and balance sheet services, working with thousands of institutions across the United States.   

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