Wendi Doyle, Catherine Chase Join First Republic

First Republic Bank, August 4, 2015

Highly Respected Investment Team From Credit Suisse Joins Century City Office

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC), a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced that Wendi Doyle and Catherine Chase, two highly experienced portfolio managers from Credit Suisse, have joined First Republic in Century City.

Doyle and Chase, who combined have 50 years of investment experience, have both been named Managing Directors and Portfolio Managers. They work for First Republic Private Wealth Management and are located at First Republic’s office at 1888 Century Park East.

First Republic Private Wealth Management provides customized wealth management solutions, including trust, investment management and brokerage services, to high net worth individuals and families, foundations, and endowments. First Republic Private Wealth Management complements First Republic’s comprehensive private banking and business banking services.

“Wendi Doyle and Catherine Chase are very accomplished investment professionals who share First Republic’s commitment to exceptional client service,” said Katherine August-deWilde, President of First Republic Bank. “Wendi and Catherine have long track records of helping individuals and families grow and preserve wealth across generations.”

Doyle has more than 30 years of private banking and investment management experience. Prior to joining First Republic, Doyle worked for Credit Suisse for 6 years, serving individuals, family offices and business managers in the Los Angeles area. Earlier in her career, she worked for Lehman Brothers Private Investment Management and spent over 20 years with JP Morgan Private Bank. Doyle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Barnard College. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Cinematheque.

Chase has 21 years of private banking and investment management experience. Prior to joining First Republic, Chase worked for Credit Suisse for 6 years, providing a wide range of investment management services to individuals and families. Earlier in her career, she worked for Lehman Brothers Private Investment Management and spent over 13 years with JP Morgan Private Bank. Chase earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in Taxation from Widener University. She served on the Board of Directors of Wooden Floor in Santa Ana for 10 years.

About First Republic Bank

Founded in 1985, First Republic and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services.  First Republic specializes in delivering exceptional, relationship-based service, with a solid commitment to responsiveness and action.  Services are offered through preferred banking or wealth management offices primarily in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, San Diego, Portland, Boston, Palm Beach, 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.  For more information, visit www.firstrepublic.com.

Investors:

Andrew Greenebaum / Lasse Glassen
Addo Communications
andrewg@addocommunications.com
lasseg@addocommunications.com
(310) 829-5400

Media:

Greg Berardi
Blue Marlin Partners
greg@bluemarlinpartners.com
(415) 239-7826