Western Alliance #2 on Forbes 2018 "Best Banks in America" List

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  • By Western Alliance
  • Jan 10, 2018

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL) today announced that the company is ranked #2 on the Forbes 2018 “Best Banks in America” list. The banking organization was ranked #4 in 2017 and #10 in 2016. Western Alliance is one of four banks to earn a place in the list’s top 10 for the past three consecutive years.

To create the rankings, “Forbes enlisted S&P Global Market Intelligence for data regarding the growth, credit quality and profitability of the 100 largest banks and thrifts by assets. The result: America’s Best Banks 2018. The 10 metrics used in the rankings are based on regulatory filings through Sept. 30. The data is compliments of S&P, but the rankings are done solely by Forbes,” according to the publication.

“Our hands-on, customer-focused approach continues to contribute to strong performance,” said Robert Sarver, Chairman and CEO, Western Alliance Bancorporation. “Western Alliance’s depth of leadership, combined with clients’ access to decision-makers, plus our energy and drive, work together to propel our organization forward. We are pleased to again be recognized as a top bank by Forbes.”

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With more than $20 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies and is ranked #2 on the Forbes 2018 “Best Banks in America” list. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, is the go-to bank for business and succeeds with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services. Western Alliance Bank operates full-service banking divisions: Alliance Bank of Arizona, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank and Torrey Pines Bank. The bank also serves business customers through a robust national platform of specialized financial services including Corporate Finance, Equity Fund Resources, Hotel Franchise Finance, Life Sciences Group, Mortgage Warehouse Lending, Public and Nonprofit Finance, Renewable Resource Group, Resort Finance, Technology Finance and Alliance Association Bank.