Pacific Premier Bank Ranked as the Third Best Bank in America by Forbes
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPBI) ("Pacific Premier"), the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank (the “Bank,” and together with Pacific Premier, the “Company”), announced today that the Company was ranked #3 on the Forbes’ list of “America’s Best Banks.” The prestigious list by Forbes’ evaluates the 100 largest publicly-traded banks and thrifts based on their growth, credit quality, and profitability, excluding banks where the top-level parent company is based outside the U.S. The ten metrics used in the rankings are based on regulatory filings through September 30, 2021.
“We are excited to again be recognized as one of America’s Best Banks by Forbes, ranking third for the second time in the last three years,” said Steve Gardner, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Premier. “Our strong 2021 financial performance is reflective of our commercially-focused and diversified business model, the impact of our technology-driven growth strategy, and the strength of our culture centered on continuous improvement. As we navigate the current environment, we are focused on driving new business development, strengthening and deepening our client relationships, continuing to support our dedicated employees, and actively engaging with the communities we serve.”