Paul D. Engler
Division Chief Operating Officer
Paul D. Engler is division chief operating officer for Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank. He has direct management responsibility for Alliance Bank’s commercial lending group, commercial real estate department and treasury management sales team. Clients include local and regional businesses in addition to commercial real estate investors and developers with projects in the Southwest, as well as other major markets in the U.S. Mr. Engler has nearly 30 years of experience in banking, finance and capital acquisition having held key positions with a large national bank, a major real estate developer and a real estate investment fund prior to joining Alliance Bank in 2013.
A native of Iowa, Mr. Engler has a B.A. in Finance from the University of Iowa and a M.B.A. from Arizona State University. He serves on the board of directors for Downtown Phoenix Inc.
Alliance Bank of Arizona, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 2003, Alliance Bank of Arizona offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With nine offices in Greater Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Arizona’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Alliance Bank’s wide-ranging commitment to giving back to its communities earned the prestigious 2018 Corporate Philanthropy Award from the Phoenix Business Journal. Western Alliance Bank 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, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence.