FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * BRYANT HOPE HOLDING 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol FIRST CITIZENS BANCSHARES INC /DE/ [ FCNCA ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    __X__ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Vice Chairman
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
4300 SIX FORKS ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/13/2020
(Street)
RALEIGH, NC 27609
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock                 175417  D   
Class A Common Stock                 21353  I  Hope H. Bryant 2019 GRAT 
Class A Common Stock                 214343  I  Hope H. Bryant 2020 GRAT 
Class A Common Stock                 50247  I  Hope H. Bryant 2020 GRAT #2 
Class A Common Stock                 10000  I  Revocable Trust for Hope H. Bryant 
Class A Common Stock                 10772  I  As beneficiary of Trust 
Class A Common Stock                 15  I (1) By Spouse 
Class A Common Stock  10/21/2020    G   V 2500  A $0.00  29660  I (1) Revocable Trust fbo of Elliot B. Connell 
Class A Common Stock                 827  I (2) By E&F Properties 
Class A Common Stock                 12530  I (2) By Twin States Farming, Inc. 
Class A Common Stock                 192063  I (2) By Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. and subsidiary 
Class A Common Stock                 100000  I (2) By Fidelity BancShares (N.C.), Inc. 
Class B Common Stock                 1680  D   
Class B Common Stock                 90682  I  By Hope H. Bryant 2020 GRAT 
Class B Common Stock                 84  I  Revocable Trust for Hope H. Bryant 
Class B Common Stock                 1225  I  As beneficiary of Trust 
Class B Common Stock                 194  I (1) By spouse 
Class B Common Stock                 8351  I (1) Revocable Trust fbo of Elliot B. Connell 
Class B Common Stock                 200  I (2) By E&F Properties, Inc. 
Class B Common Stock                 1355  I (2) By Twin States Farming, Inc. 
Class B Common Stock                 22619  I (2) By Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. and subsidiary 
Depositary Shares (3)                12000  I  Revocable Trust for Hope H. Bryant 
Depositary Shares (3) 3/13/2020    P    40000  A $24.65  120000  I (2) By Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. 
Depositary Shares (3) 3/19/2020    P    78945  A $18.88 (4) 198945  I (1) By Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. 
Depositary Shares (3)                200000  I (2) By Fidelity BancShares (N.C.), Inc. 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or for any other purpose.
(2)  The reporting person is a director, officer and/or shareholder of the companies that own these shares, but she disclaims beneficial ownership of the listed shares except to the extent of her pecuniary interest therein, if any, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or for any other purpose.
(3)  Each Depositary Share represents a 1/40th interest in a share of the Issuer's 5.375% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A.
(4)  The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $18.54 to $19.00 inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide First Citizens BancShares, Inc., and security holders of First Citizens BancShares, Inc., or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the above range.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
BRYANT HOPE HOLDING
4300 SIX FORKS ROAD
RALEIGH, NC 27609
X X Vice Chairman

Signatures
Hope H. Bryant, By: William R. Lathan, Jr., Attorney-in-fact 11/19/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date