Western Alliance Bank Wins Best of NAIOP’s ‘Lender of the Year’ for the Second Time

August 04, 2023

Honoring the top-performing individuals, companies and projects of this past year, NAIOP Arizona named Western Alliance Bank “Lender of the Year” for the second consecutive year at its April Best of NAIOP awards ceremony. 

As Lender of the Year, Western Alliance, and Alliance Bank of Arizona, were recognized for their involvement with some of the most significant projects in the state across virtually every industry. 

“We take great pride in being named Lender of the Year for the second year in a row. It’s a testament to our expert bankers who possess a deep understanding of their clients’ industries, as well as the unique opportunities and obstacles their businesses encounter,” said Chris Burson, senior vice president of commercial real estate lending at Western Alliance. 

NAIOP Arizona undertakes critical work, which includes functioning as an influential advocate, knowledgeable educator and powerful partner in commercial real estate. By establishing a strong network of members within the commercial real estate development and investment industry, NAIOP plays a powerful role in connecting, collaborating and cooperating to tackle some of the most significant issues affecting the industry and driving Arizona’s economy forward, which is a shared goal of Western Alliance Bank and Alliance Bank of Arizona. 

“NAIOP is an industry group that goes above and beyond, working tirelessly to support smart growth and responsible development, which aligns seamlessly with Western Alliance’s own business philosophy,” said Burson.

Learn more about NAIOP and see the full list of winners here.

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With more than $70 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions and consumer products, all delivered with outstanding service by banking and mortgage experts who put customers first. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director and receiving #1 rankings on Institutional Investor's All-America Executive Team Midcap 2023-2024 for Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Company Board of Directors and Best Investor Relations Team. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individual, full-service banking and financial brands with offices in key markets nationwide.