Pacific Premier Bancorp | banks in the United States

Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. is a registered holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 headquartered in Irvine, California, US. Its principal business focuses on Pacific Premier Bank, which offers a range of financial services to individuals, businesses, and professionals. The bank operates 44 full-service branches and its internet website.

At Pacific Premier, it’s not business as usual. We work hard every day to set ourselves apart, and our dedication to our clients is the standard operating procedure. We also take pride in the communities where we work, do business, and live including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. We partner with community-based organizations and other stakeholders to strengthen our communities and foster growth.


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Founded in 1983, Pacific Premier Bank® is headquartered in Irvine, California, serving businesses and individuals throughout the United States. With over $21 billion in total assets1, we’re one of the strongest-performing, and fastest-growing banks in the nation. Our commitment to providing unparalleled client service, supporting the businesses and individuals in the communities we serve, and enhancing shareholder value drives everything we do.


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History of Pacific Premier Bancorp

Pacific Premier Bank was originated from Life Bank and founded in 1983.

In 1991, the bank became a federally chartered stock savings bank.

In 1997 Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. was formed as a banking holding company.

In 2006, new depository branches were formed in Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, and Los Alamitos.

In 2007, the bank became a California-chartered commercial bank.

In 2011, Pacific Premier Bank completed the acquisition of Canyon National Bank.

On April 27, 2012, the Company completed the acquisition of Palm Desert National Bank.


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On March 15, 2013, the company acquired First Associations Bank, a Texas-chartered bank headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

On June 25, 2013, Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. acquired San Diego Trust Bank.

On November 18, 2013, the company acquired Infinity Franchise Holdings with a price estimated to be approximately $16 million.

In October 2014, Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. bought Independence Bank, located in Newport Beach, for $71.5 million.

In April 2017, the company bought Heritage Oaks Bancorp.

The leadership of Pacific Premier Bancorp

The main leaders of the company in 2017 were:

  1. Jeff Jones – Lead Director
  2. Steve Gardner – Chairman, President & CEO
  3. Ronald Nicolas – Chief Financial Officer

Sponsorship of Pacific Premier Bancorp

Pacific Premier Bank has been a sponsor of the Los Angeles Chargers since 2017.


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