Consumer Lenders--Le Sueur

Brian Pfarr

Brian H. Pfarr


NMLS ID# 501123

112 South Main Street

Le Sueur, MN 56058-1991

(507) 593-4044 (Direct)

(507) 665-3374 (Fax)

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Brian Pfarr is the President of First Farmers & Merchants Bank in Le Sueur, MN. He has a lifetime of agricultural experience, growing up on a farm, managing a large corporate farm, owning a part of a poultry farm and teaching Farm Business Management at South Central College, prior to joining the bank in 2005. In 2008, he was named Manager of the Year for the Short Companies. Colonel Pfarr retired from the MN National Guard in 2021 after more than 34 years of service. He is a member and Past Commander of the Le Sueur American Legion post #55, a member of the Le Sueur VFW post # 4297 and a member of the Le Sueur Lions Club. Brian is active at St. Annes Church in Le Sueur where he serves as the Chair of their Finance Council and is a past School Board member of Le Sueur-Henderson Schools ISD 2397. Brian and his wife Kristan have 2 adult children.

Chris Berndt

Ag/Commercial/Consumer Lender

NMLS ID# 1932585

112 South Main Street

Le Sueur, MN 56058-1991

(507) 593-4039 (Direct)

(507) 665-3374 (Fax)

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Chris Berndt is a life-long resident of the Le Sueur-Henderson area and started working for First Farmers & Merchants bank in 2017 as a Customer Service Representative. She entered the banking industry right out of high school as a teller and then eventually moved into the bookkeeping department. Chris supports her community, Le Sueur-Henderson schools and is an active member of St Joseph Church in Henderson where she is a lector. She is a member of the Le Sueur Chamber of Commerce and is the Kelso Township Treasurer. Chris and her husband Dan have three children, Kelsey, Zach and Brody. When she is not at work, she enjoys baking, walking and listening to music. Contact Chris for any of your Ag, Commercial, or Consumer lending needs.