ADDING MULTIMEDIA First Republic Names Mike Selfridge Deputy Chief Operating Officer

  ADDING MULTIMEDIA First Republic Names Mike Selfridge Deputy Chief Operating
  Officer

              Senior Banking Executive Expands Responsibilities

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- January 23, 2013

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC), a private bank and wealth management company,
today announced that Mike Selfridge, Senior Executive Vice President, has been
named to the additional position of Deputy Chief Operating Officer.

Mike Selfridge, 45, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, First Republic Bank.
(Photo: Business Wire)

Mike Selfridge, 45, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, First Republic Bank.
(Photo: Business Wire)

Selfridge, who currently oversees First Republic’s private banking business in
the San Francisco and Silicon Valley areas, will take on additional
responsibility, including immediate oversight of Information Technology.

“Mike Selfridge is a very capable leader who has done a terrific job of
fitting into our culture and guiding our private banking operations in the San
Francisco Bay Area,” said Chairman and CEO Jim Herbert. “Mike’s leadership and
banking experience have helped us to continue to expand our franchise.”

Selfridge, 45, joined First Republic in 2012 after 18 years with Silicon
Valley Bank, where he was head of regional banking. He earned a Bachelor of
Science degree from California Polytechnic State University and an MBA from
University of San Francisco.

“Mike’s extensive banking and operational experience have proven to be very
valuable as we continue to serve the needs of our growing client base,” said
Katherine August-deWilde, President and Chief Operating Officer.

About First Republic Bank

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) and its subsidiaries provide private banking,
private business banking and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, First
Republic specializes in exceptional, relationship-based service offered
through preferred banking or wealth management offices primarily in San
Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Newport Beach, San Diego,
Portland, Boston, Greenwich and New York City. First Republic offers a
complete line of banking products for individuals and businesses, including
deposit services, as well as residential, commercial and personal loans. First
Republic is a component of the S&P Total Market Index, the Wilshire 5000 Total
Market Index^SM, the Russell 1000®, Russell 3000® and Russell Global indices
and six Dow Jones indices.

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