A continued story of growth.

Founded in 1983, Pacific Premier Bank® is headquartered in Irvine, California, serving businesses and individuals throughout the United States. With approximately $20 billion in total assets,1 we’re one of the strongest-performing and fastest-growing banks in the nation.

More than 35 years of steady growth.

1983

Pacific Premier Bank (Originally Life Bank) was founded

2000

CEO Steve Gardner and new management team hired to transform the Bank

2002

Officially changed name to Pacific Premier Bank

2011–12

Acquired Canyon National Bank
Acquired Palm Desert National Bank

2013

Acquired First Associations Bank
Acquired San Diego Trust Bank

2014

Acquired Infinity Franchise Holdings
Acquired Independence Bank

2016

Acquired Security California Bancorp

2017

Acquired Heritage Oaks Bancorp
Acquired Plaza Bancorp

2018

Acquired Grandpoint Capital, Inc.

2020

Acquired Opus Bank. Total Assets Grew to $20 Billion1

1Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. approximate total assets as of 12/31/2020.
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Our performance and resilience have helped us earn high placements in key industry rankings.

  • Pacific Premier Bank ranked as one of America’s Best Banks by Forbes (2019–2021)2
  • 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial, recommended for 60 consecutive quarters