First Republic Opens Second Menlo Park Office

First Republic Bank, March 10, 2011

New Sand Hill Road Office Focused On Serving Wealth Creators In Silicon Valley

First Republic Bank, a leading provider of private banking and wealth management services, today announced the opening of a second office in Menlo Park on Sand Hill Road to serve the needs of venture capital and private equity clients in Silicon Valley.

First Republic’s Sand Hill Road office will provide specialized services to venture capital and private equity firms, as well as a comprehensive range of private banking, investment management, trust, and real estate lending services to individuals, businesses, foundations and nonprofits.

First Republic’s two Menlo Park offices will work closely with its offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Boston, where the bank has many long-standing relationships with venture capital and private equity firms.

“First Republic’s second Menlo Park office is focused on serving individuals and businesses who create wealth in Silicon Valley,” said Katherine August-deWilde, President and Chief Operating Officer. “First Republic’s Menlo Park office augments our ability to serve partners and principals of private equity and venture capital firms. First Republic’s team on Sand Hill Road has a full range of capabilities to advance the financial goals of wealth creators, their businesses and their employees.”

First Republic’s new Menlo Park office is part of the bank’s ongoing expansion in Silicon Valley. Over the past three years, First Republic has added a significant number of bankers and wealth management professionals to its offices in Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Gatos, San Jose, Redwood City, San Mateo, Burlingame and Millbrae.

The office, which is available to clients on an appointment basis, is located at 2550 Sand Hill Road.

About First Republic Bank

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, First Republic specializes in exceptional, relationship-based service offered through preferred banking or wealth management offices primarily in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, San Diego, Portland, 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. More information is available on the Bank’s website at

About First Republic Private Wealth Management

First Republic Private Wealth Management is the investment management, trust and brokerage group of First Republic Bank. First Republic Private Wealth Management offers objective advice and fully customized solutions with the same level of exceptional client service that has been the hallmark of First Republic Bank for more than 25 years. First Republic has the flexibility to provide individuals, families, businesses, endowments, schools and non-profit organizations with appropriate choices that responsibly meet a client’s specific investment objectives.