Vice President, Commercial Banking
Pedro Azevedo is vice president, commercial banking, First Independent Bank, and is part of the Northern Nevada commercial real estate team. Based in Reno, he joined the organization in 2017 with more than 20 years of banking experience. He works with commercial real estate developers and investors.
Mr. Azevedo participates with the Sales and Marketing Committee for the Builders Association of Northern Nevada, the organization’s subgroup that assists members with marketing to the community.
Born and raised in Canada, he earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor in Ontario.
First Independent Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their growth ambitions. Founded in 1999, First Independent Bank offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With six offices in Reno, Sparks, Carson City and Fallon, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Northern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. 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.