Press Release

Robert Barr Joins Bank of the West as Vice President, SBA Business Development Officer
Seattle, Washington | Nov 03, 2014

Bank of the West announced today that Robert Barr has joined the company as vice president, SBA business development officer. In this new role, Barr is responsible for providing SBA 504 and 7(a) loans to small-and medium-sized business clients in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue and surrounding areas.

Barr has more than 14 years of commercial real estate industry experience, including nine years of direct SBA lending experience and five years as a commercial real estate broker. Most recently, he was vice president and business development officer of SBA lending at TD Bank.

A graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Barr is an active member of the Pacific Northwest's Commercial Brokers Association. He currently resides in Kirkland, WA.

About Bank of the West: 
Bank of the West is a regional financial services company chartered in California and headquartered in San Francisco with $69 billion in assets. Founded in 1874, Bank of the West provides a wide range of personal, commercial, wealth management and international banking services through more than 650 offices in 21 states and the internet ( Bank of the West is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in 75 countries with 180,000 employees.


Media contact: 
Ayele Ajavon, Bank of the West
Corporate Communications

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