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Jim Haney

Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking, Opus Bank

THE LATEST: Opus Bank hired Haney in March 2018 and has worked to expand the group, welcoming several new additions in the past year to the commercial banking teams in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Arizona.

BACKGROUND: Opus Bank is a California-chartered commercial bank with $7.7 billion in total assets, $5.5 billion of total loans and $6.1 billion in total deposits as of March 31. Haney joined the institution from City National Bank where, as senior vice president and regional manager of the Los Angeles metro region, he oversaw offices with $1.5 billion in loans outstanding, $2.4 billion in loan commitments and $2.4 billion in core deposits. Before City National, Haney served as senior vice president, Los Angeles market director for Citibank Commercial Banking.

WORTH NOTING: Haney previously worked in the securities industry, and he earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah.

YEARS ON THE LA500: 4

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