, February 11, 2014–Fremont Bank
, a leading full-service community bank in California, announced today that Patrick O’Brien will serve as a commercial relationship manager. In his new role, O’Brien will focus on expanding the bank’s commercial lending business across Silicon Valley.
O’Brien brings more than 12 years of experience as a commercial real estate broker and asset manager for commercial real estate properties. He’s been with Fremont Bank since 2009, where he previously sold $50 million in bank-owned commercial properties and loans as a special asset manager. Prior to joining Fremont Bank, O’Brien worked for GVA Kidder Mathews in Santa Clara, California, managing the acquisition and sale of commercial properties for major local and national companies.
“As an experienced broker and asset manager, Patrick has deep industry knowledge and the local relationships to strengthen and grow our business,” said Kim Burdick, senior vice president of community banking. “He’s been a great team player since he joined the Fremont Bank family, and we’re thrilled he’s taken on the important new role of serving our Silicon Valley clients.”
On March 27, from 6-8 p.m., Fremont Bank will host an event at its San Jose branch to introduce O’Brien to current and prospective clients. The event will be open to the public.
About Fremont Bank
Fremont Bank (www.fremontbank.com
) is a leading retail and commercial bank, California mortgage lender, award-winning top philanthropic business and consistently ranks in Bay Area News Group’s “Top Bay Area Workplaces.” Founded in 1964, Fremont Bank is one of the oldest independent family-owned and managed banks in the state and focuses on personalized service for clients. It has 18 branches across the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, and Monterey with loan production offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles counties. Find Fremont Bank on Facebook at www.fb.com/FremontBank
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