James H. Herbert, II

James H. Herbert, II

Founder, Chairman and CEO
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 1980–1985. He currently serves as the Federal Reserve’s Twelfth District member of the Federal Advisory Council and holds board/trustee positions with Babson College; the San Francisco Ballet Association (formerly 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; Honorary Doctorate, 2019, Babson College; over 20-year participant, Chief Executives Organization’s Harvard Presidents’ Seminar.