President, Business Escrow Services
Gary Nazare is president, Business Escrow Services Group at Western Alliance Bank, where he leads the team providing escrow, payment and exchange services that leverage leading-edge technology for attorneys, advisers and principals for M&A and other escrow-related deals.
He joined Western Alliance in June 2018 with more than 30 years of financial services experience. Prior to joining Western Alliance, Mr. Nazare was the global head of Issuer and Loan Servicing Operations at BNY Mellon, which he joined following a 10-year tenure at JP Morgan.
Mr. Nazare graduated from William Paterson University in New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. While in college he was a four-year member of the varsity football team, as well as captain. He currently serves as a board member for the university’s Cotsakos College of Business and remains active in the school’s Pesce Family Mentoring Institute as both mentor and guest speaker. As well, Mr. Nazare serves as a non-executive lead director for Ortho-tag, a start-up medical device company.