Pacific Premier Bancorp Ranked #11 on Forbes’ List of America’s Best Banks
Irvine, Calif., January 22, 2019 -- Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PPBI), the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank, announced today that it ranked 11th on the Forbes List of America’s Best Banks. The annual list published by Forbes ranks the 100 largest publicly-traded banks and thrifts based on their growth, credit quality and profitability. The ten metrics used in the rankings are based on regulatory filings through September 30, 2018.
“Our recognition as one of America’s best banks reflects the commitment of our entire organization to delivering a superior banking experience to our clients and being a high performing financial institution,” said Steven R. Gardner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. “As we have built a leading commercial banking franchise on the West Coast and have become one of the 100 largest publicly traded banks in the country, we have been disciplined in our approach to managing growth. As a result, we have been able to consistently produce superior returns, while maintaining exceptional credit quality and strong capital ratios. With the investments we have made in personnel and systems, we believe we are well-positioned to continue generating profitable growth and further enhancing the value of our franchise in the years ahead.”