Patti Helm-Schmitcke

AVP, Mortgage Loan Officer

Office: (701) 356-3682

Mobile: (701) 730-3962

Email: phelm@firstintlbank.com

Fax: (701) 232-1011

NMLS: #629513

Patti has been in Mortgage & Construction lending for over 20 years. Her greatest achievement is helping her customers make their dreams come true. Patti is more than happy to help you with your dream by providing the most efficient ways to bring together the completion of your NEW home project. Patti also had the honor of winning the North Dakota Housing Finance Champion Award twice in her career.

Whether you're looking at refinancing, purchasing or building a home, we at First International Bank & Trust pride ourselves as a group of lenders that work together to achieve your goal. 


"Everyone I’ve worked with through First International has been great! Can’t say enough great things about Patti. I even ended up switching my auto insurance to FIBT and Jennifer Grimm was amazing as well!" - Amy P.

  • "Patty was very helpful and professional!! This made the whole process so much easier!! She is a valuable asset to the company she works for." -William L.
  • "Just have to say that Patti & Missie are the best! They were very prompt, very patient and did an amazing job explaining everything to me while we were purchasing our first home. Thank you again so much for everything!‚Äč" - Brieanna W.
  • "Patti Helm is the very best. She went above and beyond to help me, and I am forever grateful!" - Deb T.