Cathay General Bancorp, Cathay Bank

Chief Executive

Years with firm: 17 

Pin Tai joined Cathay Bank in 1999 and has held positions including executive vice president, chief lending officer, and head of the bank’s New York and Eastern regions. He serves on the boards of Cathay Bank, Cathay Bank Foundation, and Foothill Family Service. He graduated from the University of Rochester with a BS in chemical engineering and received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Industry specialization: Commercial real estate, commercial and industrial loans, international banking, trade finance.

Deal value range: Up to $50 million.

Recent transactions: $15 million line of credit to electronic parts importer.

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