Martijn Van Tuijl

Managing Director

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Martijn van Tuijl has served as managing director for First Citizens' Maritime Finance business since November 2020. In this position, he is a senior member of the team of underwriting and business development professionals responsible for building new client relationships and generating and closing loans secured by vessels

Prior to joining First Citizens, Martijn served as an outside advisor to a Stamford, CT based maritime private equity company. Earlier in his career, he spent 19 years at DVB Bank, a specialist in international transportation finance headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, where he had origination, management and risk responsibilities, leading their North & South American franchise.

Martijn earned a B.S. in Monetary Economics and Banking & Investment Finance from Erasmus University of Rotterdam.

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Maritime Finance offers customized solutions for secured loans to a global client base of vessel owners and operators.

First Citizens Bank helps personal, business, commercial and wealth clients build financial strength that lasts. Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., First Citizens is the largest family-controlled bank in the United States, providing a unique legacy of strength, stability and long-term thinking that has spanned generations. We offer an array of general banking services including a network of 500-plus branches in 23 states; commercial banking expertise delivering best-in-class lending, leasing and other financial services coast to coast; and a nationwide direct bank. Parent company First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA) is a top 20 U.S. financial institution with more than $218 billion in assets. Discover more at

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