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A continued story of growth.

Founded in 1983, Pacific Premier Bank® is headquartered in Irvine, California, serving businesses and individuals throughout the United States. With approximately $20 billion in total assets,1 we’re one of the strongest-performing and fastest-growing banks in the nation.

More than 35 years of steady growth.

1983:
Pacific Premier Bank (Originally Life Bank) was founded
2000:
CEO Steve Gardner and new management team hired to transform the Bank
2002:
Officially changed name to Pacific Premier Bank
2011—12:
Acquired Canyon National Bank
Acquired Palm Desert National Bank
2013:
Acquired First Associations Bank
Acquired San Diego Trust Bank
2014:
Acquired Infinity Franchise Holdings
Acquired Independence Bank
2016:
Acquired Security California Bancorp
2017:
Acquired Heritage Oaks Bancorp
Acquired Plaza Bancorp
2018:
Acquired Grandpoint Capital, Inc.
2020:
Acquired Opus Bank. Total assets grew to $20 billion1
Our performance and resilience have helped us earn high placements in key industry rankings.
  • Pacific Premier Bank ranked as one of America’s Best Banks by Forbes (2019–2021)2
  • 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial, recommended for 60 consecutive quarters

1Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. approximate total assets as of .
2© 2021, Forbes Media LLC. Used with permission.

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