Jared M. Wolff is the Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE: BANC). He also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of its wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Banc of California. Banc of California is the third largest bank headquartered in California with approximately $36 billion in assets and over 2,300 employees.
Mr. Wolff is a veteran California banking executive with deep expertise in finance, law and risk management. Mr. Wolff joined Banc of California from City National Bank, a Los Angeles-based $80 billion regional bank and wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, where he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and served on the bank’s executive committee. Prior to City National, Mr. Wolff was President and member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Western Bank, a leading California-based commercial bank and wholly owned subsidiary of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW), and previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of PacWest Bancorp. During his tenure, Mr. Wolff oversaw more than 20 acquisitions including PacWest’s $2.3 billion acquisition of CapitalSource (NYSE: CSE). Mr. Wolff joined PacWest from the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP.
Mr. Wolff is a member of several professional and nonprofit organizations, with notable roles including recently being appointed Vice Chairman at Large of the California Bankers Association’s Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a member of the WSJ CEO Council, the CEO Council of Los Angeles, the Executive Committee of the Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America, the FTV Capital Strategic Advisory Board, the Board of Trustees of de Toledo High School, and the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).
Mr. Wolff received his B.A. from Duke University, his M.A. in French Language and Literature from Middlebury College, and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.