Julie Schneider Joins First Republic

Julie Schneider has joined First Republic Bank, as a senior commercial lender in the firm’s Palo Alto, Calif. office. She had spent the past 17 years with Silicon Valley Bank, most recently as a director of private equity services.


First Republic Bank, a leading provider of private banking and wealth management services, today announced that Julie Schneider, a senior banker with extensive experience working with private equity and venture capital clients, has joined First Republic in its Palo Alto office.

Schneider, who has more than 22 years of banking experience in the San Francisco Bay Area, was named Senior Commercial Lender in First Republic’s Business Banking Group. She will work with a team of bankers dedicated to venture capital, private equity, real estate funds and investment management clients at the bank’s offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York.

First Republic has a full suite of products designed specifically for the needs of private equity and venture capital clients, including lending services, deposit services, foreign currency, letters of credit, and online banking, as well as business escrows, brokerage, securities custody, and cash management.

“Julie Schneider is another terrific addition to our growing team of bankers in Silicon Valley,” said Katherine August-deWilde, President and Chief Operating Officer of First Republic Bank. “Julie’s appointment highlights First Republic’s ongoing commitment to providing exceptional service to private equity and venture capital firms across the United States.”

Prior to joining First Republic, Schneider worked for Silicon Valley Bank for 17 years, most recently as a Director in its Private Equity Services group.

About First Republic Bank

Founded in 1985, First Republic Bank provides private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management, including brokerage and trust services. First Republic serves ten metropolitan areas: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Las Vegas, Newport Beach, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Boston, and New York City. More information is available on the Bank’s website at www.firstrepublic.com. First Republic Bank is a division of Bank of America, N.A.