First Merchants Bank

First Merchants Bank is a community bank with our roots firmly in the Midwest. We got our start in Muncie, Indiana in 1893 and we’re proud to serve customers across Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan. At First Merchants, we believe in providing dependable, big-bank services while maintaining the welcoming, close-knit feel of a community bank. We are attentive to our customer’s needs, with a focus on building relationships and elevating our communities. It’s a combination that’s earned us a Best Bank rating from Forbes and Newsweek.

Loan Officers

Tony Cabrera (NMLS #533270)
EMAIL:  [email protected]
PHONE:  734-417-6008


We offer fixed rate and adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) programs. 100% financing up to $1 million, 95% financing up to $1.25 million, and 89.9% financing up to $2 million. No private mortgage insurance (PMI). Purchase and rate and term refinance available. Primary residence and condos allowed; non-warrantable condos considered. Loan amounts available up to $500,000 for Medical Residents with proof of fully executed employment contract. Can close up to 90 days prior to new employment start date with employment contract. All loans subject to credit approval. Contact for additional details and eligibility requirements.


MD, DO, DDS, DMD, Resident, Fellows, DVM, Pharmacist


The Physician Mortgage Program at First Merchants Bank offers greater flexibility on your debt-toincome (DTI), no private mortgage insurance (PMI), a lower down payment and higher loan limits than most traditional mortgage programs. Student loan debt can be eliminated from debt-to-income calculations when in deferment or forbearance for at least 12 months after loan closing. Gift funds are allowed towards down payment, closing costs and reserves. We do not require a banking relationship or auto pay to qualify for program benefits or rate discounts.