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 $25 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. The company has ranked in the top 10 on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list for five consecutive years, 2016-2020, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions with local teams of experienced bankers who deliver superior service and a full spectrum of customized loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities. Business clients also benefit from a powerful array of specialized financial services that provide strong expertise and tailored solutions for a wide variety of industries and sectors. A national presence with a regional footprint, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.