First Foundation Bank
Pasadena Branch
301 North Lake Ave., Suite 100, Pasadena, CA. 91101
Monday - Friday | 9am - 4pm (4pm - 5pm by appointment)
(626) 993-1326
Pasadena branch
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Business Checking

We offer a variety of checking account options to fit your business.
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What does your business need today?

Our business lending team is devoted to finding flexible SBA loans for your business.
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Take control of your financial world

Our wealth planning services offered through First Foundation Advisors help clients piece together their financial puzzle for the lifestyle picture they envision.
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Our Pasadena Branch Specializes in Serving You

  • A boutique office with all the capabilities of a large commercial bank but with a private banking atmosphere.

  • Meet our team of experts: Narine, Salpi, Eegii and Rosio.

  • Building a stronger foundation for your financial goals. At First Foundation Bank, we tailor banking solutions based on your financial needs. We specialize in Commercial Banking, Private Banking, Small Business lending, Treasury Management, SBA lending, Multifamily lending, Wealth Management, Trust Services, and Estate Planning.

  • True Partnership: Small and Medium size businesses are an integral part of the communities we serve. We offer array of business solutions and lending products to help your business growth, development, and succession planning.

  • Your financial success is not just our priority but our commitment to be your partner for life.

  • Business Lending: Looking to grow your business to the next stage? We offer Business Credit Cards, Lines of Credit, Owner Occupied Real Estate loans and Letters of Credit, Equipment Financing, SBA loans and Term Loans for permanent working capital.

  • Multifamily Lending: We offer industry leading financing for purchase and refinancing your 5+ unit properties.

  • We specialize in working with small to medium size businesses through out the San Gabriel valley and Los Angeles area. We work closely with professional services and licensed fiduciaries.

Client Testimonial:

“Working with First Foundation Bank and its customer-centric team gives us all the benefits the 'big banks' provide, while spoiling us with a remarkable level of service, attention to detail, and commitment rarely found in other banks. You all have made our job as a fiduciary much, much easier, and you're all a pleasure to work with.”

  • Because relationships matter: We are dedicated to supporting local non-profit organizations by providing volunteer service hours and financial support to help make an impact in our community.

Fun Facts about Pasadena:

  • Pasadena is home to the annual Tournament of Roses each New Year’s Day which includes the internationally televised Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Football game.

  • Pasadena, AKA “Restaurant City” has 550 eateries that gives us more restaurant per capita than New York City.

  • Pasadena is birthplace of Cheeseburger. In 1926, when a 16-year-old cook working in a small sandwich shop added cheese to a hamburger invented the world’s first cheeseburger!

  • The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is located in Pasadena, which means the city can claim 32 Nobel prizes.

  • The first Trader Joe’s was founded in city of Pasadena in 1967.

  • The Ice House in Pasadena is the oldest continuously running comedy club in the world.

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Vice President, Branch Manager

Narine Ibranosian

Vice President, Branch Manager

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Deposit and loan products offered by First Foundation Bank, Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #793235.

Investment and Advisory Services provided by First Foundation Advisors, an SEC-Registered Investment Advisor. Trust Services and Insurance Services are offered through First Foundation Bank. First Foundation Insurance Services license number #0H38553.

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