Western Alliance Bancorporation Archives

Robert Sarver honored for commitment to education

Robert Sarver

College Success Arizona announced that Robert Sarver, Chairman and CEO of Western Alliance Bancorporation, will be honored at the 2015 Leaders and Legends Celebration Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 in the Grand Ballroom of the Arizona Biltmore. Leaders and Legends is an annual fundraising luncheon honoring an Arizona community leader or organization, dedicated to… Read More →

Western Alliance Bancorporation acquires Bridge Capital Holdings

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Western Alliance Bancorporation and Bridge Capital Holdings announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Western Alliance Bancorporation will acquire Bridge Capital Holdings. Immediately following the completion of the acquisition, Bridge Capital’s principal operating subsidiary, Bridge Bank, will merge with and into Western Alliance Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western… Read More →

Alliance Bank boosts Valley development, bottom line

ED ZITO: “We feel like we are all owners,” said the president of Alliance Bank of Arizona. “We like to preach to our newest members of the team, ‘run it like you own it.’ If you have than mentality from the get-go, that is the hallmark that has made us the largest headquartered bank in Arizona.” Photo by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

Ed Zito began his financial career with the United States Treasure Department. As president of Alliance Bank of Arizona, a subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation, Zito helped the financial institution cross the $10 billion mark in June, obtain a $2 billion market cap for its stock and grow into the 67th-largest publicly traded bank-holding company… Read More →

ULI seeking real estate proposals for ‘Shark Tank’ event

ULI Arizona Shark Tank Flyer art

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Arizona District Council is seeking proposals from local real estate entrepreneurs to showcase and pitch their projects at the popular ULI Shark Tank event.  Real money and expert deal making advice is at stake for successful candidates with real estate development experience, an active and interesting deal to discuss, and… Read More →

Honoring excellence in corporate counsel

by in Events | Featured | Legal

Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in today’s new economy. Az Business magazine is recognizing the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC Awards). The 30 finalists and winners were honored Thursday, January 16 during a… Read More →

Are Arizona banks lending?

A Guide to Applying for a Bank Loan
by in Banking | Business News | Economy

Are they or aren’t they? Banks can only stay in business by making loans, not turning away customers who want to borrow money. So why does the public believe that banks aren’t lending? “The truth of the matter is that when things were really bad a few years ago, banks weren’t lending,” said Robert Sarver,… Read More →