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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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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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

  • Meet our team: Teresa, Rosio, and Eegii
  • We specialize in working with small- to medium-size businesses throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles areas.
  • Our team helps clients attain their objectives by understanding their financial needs, concerns, and challenges, while providing superior client service.
  • We assist businesses and individuals with creating efficiencies in cash management, strategic development, and customized lending solutions for working capital, real estate, and other purchases.
  • Our team is comprised of individuals with the knowledge, experience, and education to provide unique solutions to save our clients time, money, and provide peace of mind.
  • We work closely with Licensed Fiduciaries.
    • “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.” - Fiduciary Client
  • The Pasadena team is dedicated to supporting local non-profit organizations by providing volunteer service hours, financial support, and increased awareness.
  • Pasadena Fun Facts:
    • Founding of Pasadena: A severe Indiana winter during 1872-73 prompted a group of friends from Indianapolis to form an investment group with the purpose of moving to the warmer climate of Southern California. Sent to scout the area, D. M. Berry recommended purchasing a portion of the Rancho San Pasqual, which later became Pasadena.
    • Incorporation: One of the main reasons Pasadena was incorporated in 1886 was to abolish saloons and the sale of alcohol in the area. In February 1887, an ordinance was passed that banned liquor in Pasadena.
    • Name: The word Pasadena literally means “valley” in the Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indian language, but it has been interpreted to mean “Crown of the Valley” and “Key of the Valley,” hence the adoption of both the crown and the key in the official city seal.
    • The Pasadena Rose Parade, known for its lavish, flower-covered floats, is a beloved Jan. 1 tradition. It drew an estimated 700,000 in-person spectators and 37 million television viewers in 2019. The Rose Parade rolls on Wednesday, Jan. 1 at 8 a.m. starting from the corner of Green Street and Orange Grove Boulevard. For most of the 5.5-mile route, the floats will travel along Colorado Boulevard, where thousands of spectators will be stationed for the best views. There will be no Rose Parade on New Year's Day in 2021, marking the first cancellation of the annual spectacle since World War II as a result of COVID-19. Organizers noted that throughout its long history, the event has only been canceled three times: during the wartime years of 1942, 1943 and 1945.
    • Learn more about the City of Pasadena.

Pasadena City Hall

Vice President, Branch Manager

Teresa Granados

Vice President, Branch Manager
(626) 993-1302

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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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