John Maguire is division CEO of Torrey Pines Bank, leading the division’s operations throughout Southern California. Additionally, he oversees Small Business Banking for parent company Western Alliance Bank.
Mr. Maguire has more than 30 years of banking experience and leadership, primarily in San Diego County. He was a founding member of Torrey Pines Bank in 2003, became executive vice president in 2007 and previously managed the bank’s La Mesa office before becoming President for Torrey Pines Bank in 2009 and assuming his current role in 2018. He has helped shape not only Torrey Pines Bank’s focus on outstanding client service but also the entire organization’s dedication to personalized attention for customers — a key differentiator for the bank nationwide.
In the San Diego community, Mr. Maguire has been actively involved with the YMCA for more than 25 years and is a former chairman of the board for the YMCA of San Diego County. At Western Alliance, he is a co-founder of CARES@Work, a Business Resource Group for Western Alliance people who are living with cancer, caring for someone with cancer or cancer survivors.
Mr. Maguire was born and raised in San Diego and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of San Diego. He is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle.
Torrey Pines Bank
Torrey Pines Bank, the Southern California division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers relationship banking that puts clients at the center of everything. Founded in 2003, Torrey Pines Bank offers a full spectrum of tailored commercial banking solutions delivered with outstanding service. With offices throughout San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County, Torrey Pines Bank is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. As a regional bank with significant national capabilities, Torrey Pines Bank delivers the reach, resources and local market expertise that make a difference for customers.