Peter Ward | Business Escrow Services | Western Alliance Bank

Peter Ward

SVP, Business Escrow Services

(602) 629-1743

[email protected]


Peter Ward is senior vice president, Business Escrow Services Group at Bridge Bank. As a senior relationship manager, he is responsible for the client experience encompassing escrow transactions for professionals, including attorneys, advisors and principals handling private M&A transactions. Based in the New York Metro area, Mr. Ward joined the bank in 2018 and has more than 30 years of financial services experience, including roles managing financial service compliance, client service and operations functions for BNY Mellon.

Mr. Ward earned his MBA degree from the University of Phoenix.

Business Escrow Services
About Us

Bridge Bank’s Business Escrow Services is a specialized, trusted resource for leading law firms, investment bankers and corporate finance firms. The group’s in-depth experience combines with expert personalized service and innovative banking options to meet the needs of clients nationwide. The group tailors services for mergers and acquisitions, private placements, indemnification, or business escrow requiring paying agent services. Bridge Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, which is the primary subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance was #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the most recent S&P Global Market Intelligence listing and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.