Patti Helm-Schmitcke

AVP, Mortgage Loan Officer

Office: (701) 356-3682

Mobile: (701) 730-3962

Email: [email protected]

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.

  • "Patti and her team were fabulous. She truly cares about her clients and her customer service reflects that.‚Äč" - Adam G.
  • "Patti was great to work with ...We will continue to use Patti should we ever need to do another mortgage!" - Austin V.
  • "When my realtor dropped the ball, Patti stepped in and saved the day. We wouldn't have our home if it wasn't for Patti's proactive approach, problem solving skills, and the guidance she provided throughout the process." - Lindsay H.