• Senior Credit Supervisor-CRE

    Location US-CA-Pasadena
    Job ID
    Credit Administration
    Position Type
  • Overview

    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.

    East West Bank is headquartered in Pasadena, California. NASDAQ: EWBC. Website: https://www.eastwestbank.com.


    Position Description


    With an emphasis on commercial real estate banking experience, East West Bank is seeking a seasoned credit officer with outstanding executive presence and a hands-on management style who can operate effectively in a fast pace environment. The successful candidate will bring proven credit skills combined with an effective business acumen in economy and industries throughout the U.S market. East West Bank is seeking a special individual who can prudently grow and support its Commercial Real Estate (CRE) and Construction business lines.


    This person will be responsible for a significant portion of East West Bank’s CRE loan portfolio and all other counterparty and credit exposures for both new approvals and on a continuing basis in order to prevent or minimize loan losses; assist in the detection of deterioration in loan quality; and review and ensure that internal compliance objectives are met.


    Strong leadership and people management skills are required – especially the proven ability to work with different business units and personalities as an effective player/coach with the ability to balance top-line and bottom-line priorities. A strong executive presence is required along with excellent presentation and communication skills, as well as a passion for the business.


    As we continue expanding our business, East West Bank is adding this position to support the overall business in CRE group. The position will be based in Pasadena, California and will report to the Deputy Chief Credit Officer for CRE.



    Detailed Responsibilities


    • Oversee the full range of managerial duties for the loan review, compliance, collections and credit analysis functions including adherence to policies and practices of the organization and applicable regulatory and governmental agencies. Serve as primary point of contact with all such agencies in the context of all matters pertaining to Credit Risk Management.
    • Review and monitor all loans for assurance of credit and collateral documentation, regulatory compliance and loan policy conformance; review technical exceptions and deficiencies; maintain reports of continued outstanding exceptions to the CCO and Senior Management.
    • Identify problem loans, discuss the status of problem loans with the CCO and Senior Management and identify loans meeting non-accrual or charge-off criteria.
    • Responsible for content and ownership of Credit Policies in CRE and other related policies. Evaluate and recommend policy changes based on compliance or loan reviews and the dissemination of other pertinent facts.
    • Other Job Functions (duties that occur infrequently or on an inconsistent basis but are still important, e.g. specialized regulatory reports on an ad hoc basis)




    • The ideal candidate will have 10+ years’ Credit Risk Management experience in CRE and Construction loans
    • The candidate should have experience in balancing credit risk perspective while taking into the commercial perspective into consideration. The candidate is expected to communicate effectively with Senior Management and with colleagues across the organization.
    • Must have knowledge of BSA/AML/OFAC Laws/Regulations, understand how these obligations relate to his/her role, and comply with these laws and regulations
    • Strong Credit Analytical skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication Skills
    • Excellent partnership and management Skills
    • Personal effectiveness/credibility
    • Problem solving/analysis
    • Presentation skills



    East West Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations for disability are provided to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law.


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