Peter Ward | Business Escrow Services | Western Alliance Bank

Peter Ward

SVP, Business Escrow Services

(602) 629-1743

Peter Ward is senior vice president, Business Escrow Services Group at Western Alliance 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 Western Alliance 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.

About Business Escrow Services

Business Escrow Services, a national specialty banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, is a 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. 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.