By Joyce Dimaculangan
Union Bank announced that David Lerner has joined its Business Banking group in Bellevue as Regional Vice President for the Pacific Northwest. In his new role, Mr. Lerner is responsible for managing business development, portfolio management, client experience and training for the Pacific Northwest teams.
Prior to joining Union Bank, Mr. Lerner served as Chief Lending Officer for Coastal Community Bank. He also held senior sales and credit positions at Wells Fargo, Washington Mutual, Greater Bay Bancorp and Viking Bank.
About Union Bank
Founded in 1864 and headquartered in New York City, Union Bank is a full-service bank operating 398 retail branches in California, Oregon, and Washington, and employs more than 10,000 employees. In addition, the Bank also operates commercial branches in Dallas, Houston, New York City and Chicago, as well as two international offices.
Its foundation is built on five lineages; three originate in California and two in Japan. It provides a wide range of corporate, commercial, retail banking and wealth management solutions to meet the needs of customers. The Bank also offers an extensive portfolio of value-added solutions for customers, including investment banking, personal trust, capital markets, global treasury management, transaction banking and other services.
As of March 31, 2014, the Bank has assets of $106.7 billion (USD) and it has strong capital reserves, credit ratings and capital ratios relative to peer banks. Union Bank is a member of one of the world’s largest financial organizations, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. In 2014, DiversityInc recognized Union Bank as one of the Top Ten Regional Companies for Diversity. To learn more about Union Bank, visit the company’s website at www.unionbank.com.