1st Constitution Bancorp was organized under the laws of the State of New Jersey in February 1999. It is a bank holding company of 1st Constitution Bank or the Bank. The Bank is engaged in the business of commercial and retail bankin...g. As a community bank, the Bank offers a wide range of services including demand, savings and time deposits and commercial and consumer/installment loans to individuals, small businesses and not-for-profit organizations mainly in the Fort Lee area of Bergen County and in Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset Counties, New Jersey. The Bank conducts its operations through its main office located in Cranbury, New Jersey, and operates ten additional branch offices in downtown Cranbury, Hamilton Square, Hightstown, Jamesburg, Montgomery, Perth Amboy, Plainsboro, West Windsor, Fort ...Lee and Princeton, New Jersey. The Bank provides an array of commercial and consumer banking services to individuals, families, institutions and small businesses in central New Jersey and the Fort Lee area of Bergen County. The Bank is engaged in understanding the needs of the community and the customers and tailor products, services and advice to meet those needs. The Bank seeks to provide a high level of personalized banking services, emphasizing quick and flexible responses to customer demands. The Bank continually evaluates opportunities for branch bank expansion, either mini branches or full service branches, to continue to grow and meet the needs of the community. The Bank’s lending activities include both commercial and consumer loans. Loan originations are derived from a number of sources including real estate broker referrals, mortgage loan companies, direct solicitation by the Bank’s loan officers, existing depositors and borrowers, builders, attorneys, walk-in customers and, in some instances, other lenders. The Bank offers a variety of commercial loan services, including term loans, lines of credit, and loans secured by equipment and receivables. A portion of the Bank’s lending activities consists of the origination of fixed and adjustable rate residential first mortgage loans secured by owner-occupied property located in the Bank’s primary market areas. Non-residential consumer loans made by the Bank include loans for automobiles, recreation vehicles, and boats, as well as personal loans and deposit account secured loans. Banking is a complex, regulated industry.