Role and Experience:
John provides Bridge Bank’s clients with expertise in real estate financing. He has over 30 years of real estate lending experience, with a focus on commercial products. Over the course of his career, John has been active in all aspects of commercial lending (with exposure in all Bay Area markets), including construction of single-family spec residential and owner-occupied homes, multiple family dwellings, and residential subdivisions. His lending history also includes retail, office, and industrial financing. Prior to Bridge Bank, John worked locally as a vice president for Heritage Bank and San Jose National Bank.
John enjoys giving back to his community in any way he can, whether it’s volunteering for Second Harvest Food Bank and Sacred Heart Nativity School. He is also the acting treasurer for his son’s Cub Scout Pack and looks forward to his annual tradition of participating in the City of Campbell Community Clean-up Day. When John isn't saving the world, he is traveling it, having visited much of Asia already and currently working his way through Europe.
Why Bridge Bank?
“Bridge makes every effort to provide customer solutions in areas of lending and deposits. We are definitely not a fit-inside-the-box organization.”
San Jose Office
55 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95113
Bridge Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 2001 in Silicon Valley, Bridge Bank offers a better way to bank for small to mid-market businesses across many industries, as well as emerging technology companies and the private equity community. Geared to serving both venture-backed and non-venture-backed companies, Bridge Bank delivers a broad scope of financial solutions, including startup banking, capital, equipment and working capital credit facilities, venture debt, treasury management, asset-based lending, SBA and commercial real estate loans and a full line of international products and services. Based in San Jose, Bridge Bank has 16 offices in major markets across the country, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $50 billion in assets. Western Alliance is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year.