Senior Vice President, HOA Banking
Central and Western Florida, Florida Panhandle and Louisiana
Paul Knuth serves as senior vice president of HOA banking and joined Alliance Association Bank in 2012 after holding the position of regional vice president for a national community association management company with responsibilities in Florida and Louisiana. After learning the intricate details of community associations, Paul felt the move to bringing banking solutions to this industry would be a natural progression for his career growth. Prior to that, Paul held the position of vice president of land acquisition and entitlement for a regional Midwest developer-builder.
Originally from Michigan, Paul was owner of Knuth & Associates LLC, where he was involved in all aspects of real estate from land acquisition, entitlement, development, construction and sales of newly created residential communities. Paul is a licensed Florida Community Association Manager, and Michigan and Georgia real estate broker. He is also a past president of the Kiwanis Club, former director of his community’s Chamber of Commerce and six-term planning commission chairman in his hometown of 30,000 residents.
Paul Knuth joined Alliance Association Bank with more than 25 years of experience in various roles related to real estate development and community management. Paul brings his expansive knowledge to the community management companies and community associations throughout the mid-Florida region.
Alliance Association Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, provides financing solutions to the growing community management and homeowner association industries with an unmatched level of expertise and responsiveness. Catering to the needs of the homeowner association industry, the organization offers a wide range of innovative products and services designed to create efficiencies, reduce costs and increase revenue. The division’s team of leading professionals has significant industry experience, manages more than $3 billion in deposits and has structured and closed over $450 million in loans. Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Western Alliance has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.