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First Foundation Inc. (FFWM)

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First Foundation Inc.

18101 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 700
Irvine, CA 92612
United States

Sector(s)Financial Services
Full Time Employees502

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Ulrich Emanuel Keller Jr., CFP, CFPExec. Chairman887kN/A1956
Mr. Scott Farris K. KavanaughCEO & Vice Chairman1.65MN/A1961
Mr. David S. DePilloPres1.23MN/A1961
Mr. Kevin Lewis ThompsonExec. VP & CFON/AN/A1973
Mr. Adriano S. DarmawanCTO & Exec. VPN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Robert E. Sjogren J.D.Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tyler J. ReshDirector of Marketing & StrategyN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Curt FreemanSr. VP and Construction Products Mang.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tony FireSr. VPN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Manjit DhillonSr. VPN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


First Foundation Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial services to individuals, businesses, and other organizations in the United States. It operates in two segments, Banking, and Investment Management and Wealth Planning. The company offers a range of bank deposit products, including personal and business checking accounts, savings accounts, interest-bearing negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, money market accounts, and time certificate of deposits; and loan products consisting of multifamily and single family residential real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, and commercial term loans and line of credits, as well as consumer loans, such as personal installment loans and line of credits, and home equity line of credits. It also provides various specialized services comprising trust services, internet and mobile banking, remote deposit capture services, merchant credit card services, ATM cards, Visa debit cards, and business sweep accounts, as well as insurance brokerage services and equipment financing solutions. In addition, the company offers investment management and financial planning services; treasury management services; advisory and coordination services in the areas of estate planning, retirement planning, and charitable and business ownership issues; and financial, investment, and economic advisory and related services. Further, it provides support services, including the processing and transmission of financial and economic data for charitable organizations. The company operates through a network of 20 branch offices and 2 loan production offices in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

Corporate Governance

First Foundation Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 3, 2020 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.