Chris Williams, Western Alliance Bank

Chris Williams

Senior Vice President, Managing Director

(602) 346-7492

CWilliams1@westernalliancebank.com


Chris Williams is senior vice president, managing director and oversees the Western U.S. region for Western Alliance Bank’s Hotel Franchise Finance group. Based in Phoenix, he directs origination efforts for on-book loan opportunities, centered on term and construction loans, for clients with a portfolio exposure across all 50 states.

He brings clients more than 20 years of industry experience and prior to his current role at Western Alliance Bank, Mr. Williams held various roles of increasing responsibility centered on hospitality and commercial real estate lending at GE Capital, Merrill Lynch Capital and Fifth Third Bank out of Chicago.

Mr. Williams graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

Hotel Franchise Finance
About Us

Western Alliance Hotel Franchise Finance, a specialized group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, is a leading national balance sheet lender providing real estate loans to owners and operators of franchised hotels throughout the United States. The group’s team of lending professionals has significant experience in the industry and provides an unmatched level of expertise and responsiveness. Catering to the needs of the industry, the group specializes in acquisitions, refinancing, renovation and construction for owners and operators. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance is ranked #1 regional bank by S&P Global Market Intelligence for 2018 and in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for four consecutive years, 2016-2019. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.