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HomeStreet Bank Completes Purchase of Silvergate Bank’s San Marcos Branch and Hiring of Business Lending Team


Transition Finalizes March 25 as HomeStreet Expands in Northern San Diego County

HomeStreet Bank, one of the largest community banks on the West Coast, completed its previously announced purchase of the San Marcos, Calif. deposit branch of Silvergate Bank, including certain related commercial loans, and hired its business lending team.

With this acquisition, HomeStreet Bank has increased its retail deposit branches to five in San Diego County and 17 total in Southern California.

“We welcome the employees of the San Marcos branch and the business lending team and the acquired customers of Silvergate Bank to our growing banking business in Southern California,” said Mark K. Mason, HomeStreet chairman, president and CEO. “We’re particularly excited to welcome such talented business bankers from Silvergate to the HomeStreet team, including a new Regional President of Commercial Lending and a new Branch Manager.”

“I’m excited to join the HomeStreet Bank team and to bring HomeStreet’s broad menu of products and services to our customers,” said Dino D’Auria, HomeStreet SVP, San Diego Regional President of Commercial Lending.

Silvergate employee Christian Weissmann will also join HomeStreet Bank’s team as Branch Manager. The branch is located at 277 Rancheros Drive, Suite 300, in San Marcos, Calif, a growing area of Northern San Diego County. It will begin operating as HomeStreet Bank on Monday, March 25, 2019.

Forward-Looking Statements

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About HomeStreet, Inc.

Now in its 98th year HomeStreet, Inc. (HMST) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington and is the holding company for HomeStreet Bank, a state-chartered, FDIC-insured commercial bank. HomeStreet offers consumer, commercial and private banking services, investment and insurance products and originates residential and commercial mortgages and construction loans for borrowers located in the Western United States and Hawaii. Certain information about our business can be found on our investor relations web site, located at http://ir.homestreet.com. HomeStreet Bank is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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