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With more than $18 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies and is ranked #4 on the Forbes 2017 “Best Banks in America” list. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services.

Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Corporate Finance, Equity Fund Resources, Hotel Franchise Finance, Life Sciences Group, Mortgage Warehouse Lending, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Renewable Resource Group, Resort Finance, Technology Finance and Alliance Association Bank.


News and Events

Learn more about some of the most recent news and events for Western Alliance


  • 2016 Annual Report

    Western Alliance bankers and employees bring energy, dedication and talent. We strive to exceed customer expectations by delivering extraordinary service and top-tier products.

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  • New America: How One Bank Rose From Crisis To New Stock Highs

    Patrick Seitz of Investors Business Daily highlights Western Alliance's performance and unique approach to serving niche industries and clients.

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  • Western Alliance #4 on Forbes 2017 'Best Banks in America' List

    Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL) today announced that the company is ranked #4 on the Forbes 2017 “Best Banks in America” list. The banking organization was ranked #10 on the 2016 list.

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Our Team

We’re seasoned bankers, passionate about serving local businesses. Our expertise in business and commercial banking and dedication to our communities sets us apart.

  • Robert Sarver Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenneth A. Vecchione President
  • Dale M. Gibbons Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Patricia Taylor Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
  • Robert McAuslan Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer
2016 Western Alliance Annual report
"Looking forward to 2017, we are focused on: continuing to innovate with our customers in mind, investing in our employees, outworking our competition, adding value to our customers and shareholders, and being a great community asset." - Robert Sarver, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Western Alliance was the first bank interested in providing us with more things we need outside the focus of the original relationship. It’s refreshing to have a banking partner that is not a one-trick pony.
Rick Arvielo, New American Funding
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    Locations

    Visit one of our business banking office locations located throughout Arizona, California and Nevada.