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Hafize Gaye Erkan


Ms. Erkan joined First Republic in 2014 as Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chief Risk Officer and was appointed Chief Deposit Officer effective January 1, 2016. In addition to serving as President, she is responsible for managing the Bank’s investment portfolio and oversees the Bank’s deposit gathering franchise. Additionally, Ms. Erkan oversees banking activities in the New York and Boston regions. Prior to First Republic, she worked for Goldman Sachs where she was the Managing Director and Head of Financial Institutions Group Strats. B.Sc., 2001, Bogazici University (Turkey); Ph.D., 2005, Princeton University; Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, 2015; Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program in Leadership, 2016.