William A. McLennan

Senior Managing Director, Commercial Banking

(858) 523-4644


William A. McLennan is senior managing director, commercial banking, for Torrey Pines Bank. Mr. McLennan joined Torrey Pines Bank in 2003 as executive vice president and Chief Real Estate Officer with oversight of Torrey Pines Bank’s real estate division. Mr. McLennan has over 25 years of real estate banking and lending experience in both interim and term financing areas across the western United States.

Mr. McLennan brings an exceptional background to Torrey Pines Bank, drawing on a wealth of experience in financing a broad spectrum of projects in terms of size and dollars. He advises his team on structuring residential real estate, commercial, office and industrial projects.

Mr. McLennan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, San Diego, and is actively involved with industry-related and community-based service organizations.

About Us

Torrey Pines Bank, a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, helps business clients realize their ambitions. Founded in 2003, Torrey Pines Bank offers a full spectrum of loan, deposit and treasury management capabilities, plus superior service. With nine offices throughout San Diego and Los Angeles, along with Western Alliance Bank’s powerful array of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Southern California’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, and was named #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2019 by S&P Global Market Intelligence.