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Dan Babayan

Managing Director Securities-Based Lending

Dan Babayan is managing director of the Securities-Based Lending group at Western Alliance Bank.

A 30- year banking veteran, Mr. Babayan leads the team that offers securities-backed lines of credit designed for clients of independent broker dealers and registered investment advisors. Borrowers for these type of credit lines include high-net-worth individuals and small business owners, allowing them to stay on track with financial goals without needing to liquidate securities.

Mr. Babayan has extensive expertise in the securities-based lending industry, with previous leadership roles at Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns & Co., Dow Jones, Wells Fargo and City National Bank.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Rutgers University and holds Series 7 and 66 licenses.

About Us

Securities-Based Lending

Western Alliance Securities-Based Lending, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in helping registered investment advisors and independent broker-dealers deliver securities-based lending and private banking solutions, including warehouse lending, signature lines of credit and commercial banking, to their clients. The group’s in-depth experience combines with expert, personalized service and a turnkey digital securities-based lending solution to help investment and financial advisory firms do more for their clients. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $50 billion in assets. The bank is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking and financial services divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.