More than 35 years of steady growth.
Pacific Premier Bank (Originally Life Bank) was founded
CEO Steve Gardner and new management team hired to transform the Bank
Officially changed name to Pacific Premier Bank
Acquired Canyon National Bank
Acquired Palm Desert National Bank
Acquired First Associations Bank
Acquired San Diego Trust Bank
Acquired Infinity Franchise Holdings
Acquired Independence Bank
Acquired Security California Bancorp
Acquired Heritage Oaks Bancorp
Acquired Plaza Bancorp
Acquired Grandpoint Capital, Inc.
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