Matthew Keenan Joins First Republic Bank

First Republic Bank, March 24, 2011

Well-Respected Banker Added To Expanding Team In Santa Barbara

First Republic Bank, a leading provider of private banking, private business banking and wealth management services, today announced that Matthew Keenan has joined First Republic as Relationship Manager in the Santa Barbara Office.

Keenan will work with individuals, families, businesses and foundations to provide banking, investment management, trust, brokerage and real estate lending services. He is located at the First Republic’s office at 18 W Canon Perdido.

“Matthew Keenan is well-connected in the community and is a terrific addition to our team of bankers and wealth management professionals in Santa Barbara,” said Katherine August-deWilde, President and Chief Operating Officer of First Republic Bank. “First Republic continues to expand in Santa Barbara to help clients achieve their financial objectives. Matthew is committed to the same level of client service that has been the foundation of First Republic’s success for the past 25 years.”

Prior to joining First Republic, Keenan was Vice President and private banker for Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Prior to that, he worked for Citibank. Keenan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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.