James H. Herbert, II

James H. Herbert, II

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Herbert founded First Republic Bank in 1985. Previously, he was the founding Chief Executive Officer, President and a director of San Francisco Bancorp from 1980 to 1985. Mr. Herbert served as the Federal Reserve’s Twelfth District member of the Federal Advisory Council from 2018 through 2020, and he is a member of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Advisory Board. Mr. Herbert holds board/trustee positions with Babson College; the San Francisco Ballet Association (formerly Chair and Co-Chair); Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York; and The BASIC Fund. B.S., 1966, Babson College; M.B.A., 1969, New York University; over 20-year participant, Harvard Business School CEO Presidents’ Seminar.