For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees’ potential for career advancement.
Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $37.7 billion, we’re ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.
We are currently seeking a Portfolio Manager in Commercial Real Estate Group. This individual will be responsible for underwriting, credit monitoring and portfolio management for Commercial Real Estate Group. Primary performance responsibilities include analyzing financial data to determine the merits of loan requests, recommending structure.
As an East West Bank employee, you will be part of a growing and stable organization that provides career path development opportunities while serving a growing and profitable market.
As a valuable East West Bank team member, your duties (not limited to) will include:
- Manages and oversees loan/deposit portfolio for relationship manager/team.
- Cross-sell deposit, trade, treasury management, foreign exchange, private banking, asset management, and other services to our existing client base as well as prospects
- Work with team in reviewing existing credits
- Perform other administrative duties required for the maintenance of a portfolio of clients
- Ensure the portfolio administration and risk management of each client relationship is in compliance with established EWB credit policy, procedure and business strategy as well as commercial and regulatory guidelines
- As appropriate to experience, co-manage commercial relationships by analyzing financial data to determine the merits of specific loan requests, and recommend structure as well as manage the client relationship
- Responsible for credit risk and quality of the portfolio
- Assist with due diligence/analysis on new client relationships and opportunity memos as appropriate
- Partner with the Relationship Manager/Financial Consultants as the point of a contact for the client; acting as a liaison to the Credit Department, the Commercial support staff and other internal business partners
- May provide advice and counsel to clients regarding trends and conditions of the business environment, capital markets and general banking trends
- Monitor loan repayment activities and financial condition of borrowing clients and take necessary action to collect past due accounts and ongoing repayment ability of all other accounts. May assume overall responsibility for the credit quality of the loan portfolio
- May make presentations on specific loans and participate in the bank's Loan Approval Process, recommending approval and appropriate structure of credits
- Manage the renewal process by working with the Relationship Manager/Financial Consultants, the client, and Credit Department
- May act as a contact manager for non-borrowing accounts and loan clients for matters relating to other banking services
- Participates in community and business functions/groups to ensure a positive image for the bank within the region's marketplace
- Perform other duties and special projects as needed
- Bachelor's degree or combination of education and directly related experience
- 7 - 10 years of direct portfolio management experience in commercial real estate.
- Demonstrates strong underwriting and projection skills
- Has strong understanding of credit policy and procedures and is able to accurately risk-rate loans/credits, evaluates both cash-flow and collateral-based loans/credits
- Develop problem loan credit solutions.
- Thrive for success and able to work under minimum supervision.
A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.