Allison Netto is a senior vice president in Bridge Bank’s Business Escrow Services Group and leads business development efforts in New York City. Based in the tri-state area, she uses her extensive M&A and business experience to build and maintain relationships with the strategic acquirers, private equity, venture capital, legal and M&A communities.
Before joining Bridge Bank, Ms. Netto spent six years as a corporate attorney in the New York City office of Hogan Lovells, focusing on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions across a wide range of industry sectors, venture investments made by significant technology and media companies, and general corporate matters. Directly prior to joining Bridge Bank, she was associate general counsel at MAXEX, LLC, the first digital mortgage exchange. Ms. Netto’s experience advising on a variety of in-house matters, coupled with her work as external M&A counsel to strategic acquirers, equips her to provide a strong consultative approach to Bridge Bank clients.
Ms. Netto received her Juris Doctor degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, and her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Rollins College.
Business Escrow Services
Bridge Bank’s Business Escrow Services Group, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, is a specialized, trusted resource for strategic buyers, leading law firms, exiting companies and other deal constituents. The team’s in-depth experience combines with expert, personalized service and innovative product features and technology used internationally to meet the needs of clients. The group tailors services and product features to provide paying agent and escrow services related to mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases and other business escrow events. Bridge Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director.