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Company Profile

About First Republic

Founded in 1985, First Republic and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. First Republic specializes in delivering exceptional, relationship-based service, with a solid commitment to responsiveness and action. Services are offered through preferred banking or wealth management offices primarily in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, San Diego, Portland, Palm Beach, Boston, Greenwich, and New York City. First Republic offers a complete line of banking products for individuals and businesses, including deposit services, as well as residential, commercial and personal loans.

Our Heritage and Values
  • James Herbert First Republic Bank CEO

    Over the years, First Republic’s focus on exceptional, relationship-based service and consistent leadership has led to continuous growth and profitability.

  • Our business model at First Republic is distinctly different from most other companies. While we certainly want to grow, and make a profit, we also realize that the best way to do that is through hard work and exceptional client service. Because of this operating philosophy, we are driven by a core set of values that define what we must do every day to best serve our clients.


Learn more about the members of First Republic Bank's board of Directors.

James H. Herbert, II

Chief Executive Officer (Founding) and Board Member

Katherine August-deWilde

Vice Chair and Board Member

L. Martin Gibbs

Board Member

Boris Groysberg

Board Member

Pamela J. Joyner

Board Member

Reynold Levy

Board Member / Lead Outside Director

Duncan L. Niederauer

Board Member

George G. C. Parker

Board Member

Cheryl Spielman

Board Member

Roger O. Walther

Chairman Emeritus


Learn more about the members of First Republic Bank's management team.

James H. Herbert, II

Chief Executive Officer (Founding) and Board Member

Hafize Gaye Erkan


Michael D. Selfridge

Senior Executive Vice President
Chief Banking Officer

Jason C. Bender

Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer

Edward J. Dobranski

Executive Vice President
Secretary and General Counsel

Michael J. Harrington

First Republic Trust Company

Kelly Johnston

First Republic Trust Company

David B. Lichtman

Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

Mollie M. Richardson

Executive Vice President
Chief Administrative Officer and Chief People Officer

Michael J. Roffler

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Dale A. Smith

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Dianne Snedaker

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

David C. Tateosian

First Republic Securities Company

Robert L. Thornton

Executive Vice President and President, Private Wealth Management

Bill Ward

Executive Vice President
Chief BSA/AML and Security Officer