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Wells Fargo opens new Glendale location

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Wells Fargo will open its newest Arizona location ­– a 2,529-square-foot community banking store at 6525 Happy Valley Rd. on February 8.  A grand opening celebration is planned in March. “We’re very pleased to bring Wells Fargo’s financial services to this convenient new location serving the Glendale community,” said Trushna Patel, store manager. “We’re looking forward… Read More →

Wells Fargo sells Tempe office building for $6.25M

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Well Fargo sold its office building near Broadway Road and Roosevelt Street in Tempe for $6.25 million to Evergreen Devco. The bank secured a short-term lease to continue occupancy of the 75,000-square-foot building. Senior Directors Don T. Rodie and Jim Crews of Cushman & Wakefield negotiated the sale and lease on behalf of Wells Fargo.… Read More →

Wells Fargo commits $5M to boost Valley homeownership

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Wells Fargo & Company, NeighborWorks America and its network member Trellis, today announced the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT program will expand to Maricopa County with a $5 million commitment by Wells Fargo  to help boost local homeownership.  Interested homebuyers can register for the free homebuyer event scheduled on Jan. 15-16 when eligibility will be determined for an opportunity… Read More →

Gilbert mayor will lead East Valley Partnership

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After conducting a thorough search over the last four months that drew candidates from across the country, East Valley Partnership has named Gilbert Mayor John Lewis President and CEO. Lewis succeeds Roc Arnett, who served as President and CEO of East Valley Partnership for the past 13 years. Formed in 1982, East Valley Partnership is… Read More →

Gerrit van Huisstede will retire from Wells Fargo

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Wells Fargo announced Regional Banking Executive Gerrit van Huisstede will retire in January 2016. Van Huisstede caps a 25 year career with Wells Fargo and is the senior executive in charge of Wells Fargo Regional Banking in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Washington and Alaska. “Gerrit has consistently lived our vision of satisfying customers’ financial needs and… Read More →

Marcus & Millichap closes the sale of 3 properties

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Wells Fargo Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Wells Fargo Ground Lease, a 4,692-square foot net-leased property located in Marana, AZ, according to Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. The asset sold for $2,118,000. Jamie Medress and Mark Ruble, investment specialists in Marcus & Millichap’s Phoenix office, had the exclusive listing… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women

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A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Vicki Williams – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

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Vicki Williams Senior vice president, commercial real estate, Alliance Bank of Arizona Years in the industry: 25+  Since 2004, Vicki Williams has been her company’s go-to person for commercial real estate at the largest bank headquartered in Arizona. Williams’ banking career began in New York for the Chase Manhattan Bank. She then joined a community bank in Phoenix,… Read More →

Wells Fargo donates $27,000 to 10 nonprofits

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Wells Fargo will contribute $27,000 to 10 nonprofits to recognize the valuable contributions the company’s Arizona team members have made to the groups.  The contributions are made through Wells Fargo’s Volunteer Service Award program which recognizes Wells Fargo team members who make an exceptional impact through volunteerism. The nonprofit where each winner volunteers receives a grant from… Read More →

Jennifer Anderson: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Jennifer Anderson, senior vice president and regional manager, Wells Fargo Greatest accomplishment: “Working my way up to lead Wells Fargo’s 200-person business banking group in Arizona. I began my career with Wells Fargo in 1997 as a credit analyst, so it was a proud accomplishment for me.” Childhood aspiration: “I wanted to be an equine/large animal veterinarian.  I… Read More →

UMB hires Richard Ziegner as director of healthcare banking

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UMB Bank, n.a., a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), announced that it has hired Richard Ziegner as executive vice president and director of healthcare banking. Ziegner is responsible for leading the bank’s efforts in the healthcare sector and providing capital and financial solutions to healthcare providers. Ziegner has more than 20 years of… Read More →

How can you raise financially savvy children?

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With school out for the summer, there’s no better time to teach children about money and finances, experts say. “By teaching children the importance of opportunity costs at a young age, we can better prepare them to become confident and successful members of our community once they enter the real world,” says Jim Lundy, CEO… Read More →

Wells Fargo supports food banks in annual drive

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Wells Fargo will be conducting its annual summer statewide food drive June 9-23.  The event collects donations for food banks that span the entire state with collection bins in all 260 Wells Fargo Community Banking stores throughout Arizona. Donations will benefit members of the Association of Arizona Food Banks.  In 2014, Arizona food banks collectively… Read More →

Wells Fargo grants $500,000 to help revitalize Tucson

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, today announced donations totaling $500,000 to seven local nonprofits to help strengthen and revitalize Tucson neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. The local grant recipients were identified in close collaboration with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild to… Read More →