jim-furash

Jim Furash

CEO & Founder, AmeriHome


Jim Furash is CEO and Founder of AmeriHome, a Western Alliance Bank company. Prior to the company’s acquisition by Western Alliance in 2021, Mr. Furash was instrumental in building AmeriHome by raising millions in committed capital and growing operations to create a leading national business-to-business mortgage acquirer and servicer.

Before becoming CEO of AmeriHome, Mr. Furash was President and CEO of Countrywide Bank until 2007, which contributed to his extensive experience as a commercial and mortgage banking executive with deep financial, operational and regulatory expertise.

Mr. Furash is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

About Us

With more than $40 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. The company is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the new S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions with teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of customized loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities. Business clients also benefit from a powerful array of specialized financial services that provide strong expertise and tailored solutions for a wide variety of industries and sectors. Most recently, the bank added to these capabilities with the acquisition of AmeriHome Mortgage, a leading national business-to-business mortgage platform. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking brands and has offices in key markets nationwide.