Joubin Rahimi Joins First Republic Bank

First Republic Bank, May 16, 2011

First Republic Continues To Expand Team In San Diego

First Republic Bank, a leading provider of private banking, private business banking and wealth management services, today announced that Joubin Rahimi has joined First Republic as Relationship Manager in San Diego.

Rahimi, who has 11 years of financial services experience, will work with individuals, families, businesses and foundations to provide banking, investment management, trust, brokerage and real estate lending services. He is located at First Republic’s office at 12626 High Bluff Drive in San Diego.

“Joubin Rahimi is a terrific banker who shares First Republic’s commitment to exceptional client service,” said Katherine August-deWilde, President and Chief Operating Officer of First Republic Bank. “First Republic continues to expand in San Diego to meet the demand for both banking and wealth management services delivered with an extraordinary level of care and service.”

Prior to joining First Republic, Rahimi worked for Comerica Bank in San Diego as a Private Banker. Before that, he worked for Bank of America and Wells Fargo Bank. Rahimi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from California State University, San Diego.

In addition to its High Bluff location, First Republic has San Diego area offices in Del Mar at 1110 Camino Del Mar, in Escondido at 116 East Grand Avenue, in La Jolla at 1200 Prospect Street, and in La Mesa at 8347 La Mesa Boulevard.

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. First Republic is included in the S&P Total Market Index and Wilshire 5000 Total Market IndexSM. 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.