CEO Named For New Los Angeles Bank

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Charles D. Kenny, banking executive for more 30 years, is named CEO of The Private bank of California, which opened for business two weeks ago after a record IPO.

Charles D. Kenny has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and a Director of The Private Bank of California in Century City.

Kenny, who has been engaged in commercial banking in the Los Angeles area for more than 30 years, previously served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Manufacturers Bank in Los Angeles. Earlier, he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of City National Bank in Beverly Hills. Other banking positions include Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Union Bank of California. He began his banking career at First Interstate Bancorp as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary.

“Charlie Kenny’s extensive experience and leadership qualities will be an important contributor to the success of The Private Bank of California,” said Steven D. Broidy, the bank’s chairman. “We are truly fortunate to have him as the head of our management team.”

Kenny is a Director of the California Bankers Association and a former Director of the California Bank Clearinghouse Association. He and his wife, Mary Pinola, and their three daughters have been residents of La Canada since 1981.

About the Private Bank of California:

The Private Bank of California is a community bank in Century City offering unsurpassed personal service to customers in West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. They include high net worth individuals, business owners, legal and financial professionals and their firms and entertainment service businesses. Located on the 25th floor of 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard in Century City, the bank is managed by a team of officers who formerly held senior leadership positions at successful Los Angeles banks.


Paul Spindler

Paul Spindler Company


Steven D. Broidy


The Private Bank of California



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