Mark Lee - Director of Corporate Banking - Torrey Pines Bank

Mark Lee

Director Corporate Banking

Mark J. Lee has over 35 years of experience managing commercial banking teams. He has a broad range of experience with middle market companies in various industries including technology, biotech, defense, equipment financing, manufacturing, and commercial real estate.

Mark graduated from San Diego State University (1985) with a BS in Finance and a minor in accounting.  He serves on the Advisory Board of SDSU Fowler COB, is an adjunct professor in Finance at SDSU Fowler College of Business, and serves as a Mentor for students at SDSU and within Torrey Pines Bank.

Mark joined Torrey Pines Bank in March of 2019 to direct their Corporate Banking effort in San Diego and deepen the Banks presence in the middle market.

Prior to joining Torrey Pines Bank, Mark spent three years with Umpqua Bank as the market executive for San Diego to start and develop a corporate banking presence.  Over the course of three years Mark built a team of senior corporate banking professionals, growing that groups’ assets to just over $1bn across a diverse geographic region including Reno and Las Vegas.

From 1996 to 2016 Mark served as Corporate Banking Manager for California Bank & Trust building a corporate banking team with broad industry expertise.

About Us

Torrey Pines Bank

Torrey Pines Bank, the Southern California division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 2003, Torrey Pines Bank offers a full spectrum of tailored business banking solutions and outstanding service, with offices throughout San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County. As part of $65 billion Western Alliance Bancorporation — ranked #1 top-performing large bank with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director — Torrey Pines Bank has the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.