Melissa Murphy brings more than 24 years of experience in commercial real estate to her role as Senior Director of Commercial Real Estate at Torrey Pines Bank, having joined the team in November of 2021.
In her role as the Senior Director of Commercial Real Estate, Melissa is responsible for leading a team that works with real estate developers and investors, home builders and value-added property owners to finance a variety of asset types, including office, retail, multi-family, industrial, hospitality, single-tenant, high-end homes, self-storage, and land acquisition and development.
Prior to joining Torrey Pines Bank, Melissa spent 17 years in management at Bank of the West, where she served as the Director of Commercial Real Estate, and six years at Wells Fargo as the Assistant Vice President of Commercial Real Estate.
Melissa graduated from the University of San Diego (1998) with a BS of Business Administration and a BA of Political Science. She also attended Pacific Coast Banking School, a prestigious, graduate-level management education program that is focused specifically on the financial services industry.
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.