Senior Director, Commercial Real Estate
Sandra Barton is senior director, commercial real estate, for Alliance Bank of Arizona, where she funds commercial construction, acquisition and development, term and RLC loans. Based in Tucson, she serves clients throughout southern Arizona.
Ms. Barton followed her parents’ career path into banking. In Mexico, her father was an agricultural lender and her mother was the loan secretary. With more than 30 years of banking industry experience in all, Ms. Barton joined Alliance Bank of Arizona in 2009.
She is active in the Pima County Real Estate Research Council and has won a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Forecast Competition and a Member-to-Member Award for CREW Tucson where she is also a Board Member. Ms. Barton is also this year’s President for Executive Connection, a women’s business group, and is also a board member for Tucson Industrial Development Authority. She is a past president of the National Charity League, Tucson chapter.
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.