First Financial membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Monmouth or Ocean Counties. *$5 in a base savings account is your membership deposit and is required to remain in your base savings account at all times to be a member in good standing. All credit unions require a membership deposit. All personal memberships are part of the Rewards First program and a $5 per month non-participation fee is charged to the base savings account for memberships not meeting the minimum requirements of the Bronze Tier. Click here to view full Rewards First program details, and here to view the Tier Level Comparison Chart. Accounts for children age 13 and under are excluded from this program.
Kathleen Zimmer brings over 20 years of experience in local community banking to First Financial. Prior to joining the First Financial team, Zimmer managed Manasquan Savings Bank’s Wall Township Branch for 11 years, as well as the Spring Lake Heights Branch. In 2008, Zimmer was hired as the Howell Branch Manager at First Financial where she focused on managing the day to day activities and success of the branch. Zimmer will now be responsible for utilizing her strong leadership skills toward business development, attending community events, and maintaining relationships with First Financial’s SEG and Ambassador groups, as well as Business Accounts. Zimmer holds a CFT – Branch Manager’s Certification, and is currently pursuing an Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration at Brookdale Community College. She was Past President of the Greater Spring Lake Chamber of Commerce, Current President for Le Tip of Wall Township, and is a three year participant in the Atlantic Club’s “Clubs for the Cure,” where she helped raise over $1 million for breast cancer research. Zimmer is married to husband Thomas, has three children, one grandson, and a granddaughter. She is also a lifetime resident of Wall Township.