First Republic Bank Opens New Office In Wellesley

First Republic Bank, May 22, 2012

Fourth Office in Boston Area Is Part of Ongoing Expansion in Region

First Republic Bank, a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced the opening of an office in Wellesley in suburban Boston to serve its growing number of clients in the region.

First Republic’s Wellesley’s office at 284 Washington Street will provide lending, deposit and wealth management services to individuals, businesses, foundations and nonprofits. Bankers at First Republic’s Wellesley office serve as a single point of client contact to a team of professionals who manage both sides of a client’s balance sheet.

The Wellesley office is part of First Republic’s ongoing expansion in Boston. First Republic now has four offices in the region and continues to hire private bankers, business bankers, portfolio managers, and wealth advisors. In April, First Republic opened an office at One Post Office Square in Boston.

In addition to offices in Wellesley and Post Office Square, First Republic has Boston banking offices at 160 Federal Street and 772 Boylston Street in Back Bay.

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 a component of the S&P Total Market Index, the Wilshire 5000 Total Market IndexSM, the Russell 1000®, Russell 3000® and Russell Global indices and six Dow Jones indices.

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. Securities Products and Services are offered by First Republic Securities Company, LLC - Member FINRA/SIPC. First Republic Securities Company and First Republic Investment Management are wholly owned subsidiaries of First Republic Bank. Unless otherwise disclosed, investments through First Republic Investment Management and First Republic Securities Company, LLC are not FDIC-insured, not bank guaranteed and may lose value.