David Bernard is managing director, commercial banking, at Western Alliance Bank. He is national sales manager for the Specialized Mortgage Services group, where his senior-level role encompasses warehouse lending sales for traditional warehouse lines of credit, lines of credit to finance mortgage servicing rights, note financing and mortgage purchases. Based in the Los Angeles area, he serves clients throughout the United States.
Mr. Bernard is a top-producing mortgage banker, with more than 30 years of professional experience in sales management and risk management. He joined Western Alliance in 2014.
Mr. Bernard is active with the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
He is a member of the Mortgage Banking Association (MBA) and the California Mortgage Banking Association (CMBA). Mr. Bernard graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and Finance.
Specialized Mortgage Services
Western Alliance Specialized Mortgage Services, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers comprehensive funding solutions to independent mortgage bankers and funds nationwide. Led by experienced senior industry executives, the relationship banking team offers warehouse lending, MSR financing and treasury solutions with exceptional responsiveness and creativity. Specialized Mortgage Services 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. With significant national capabilities, the Specialized Mortgage Services Group delivers the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.