Citizens Business Bank Hires Paul Hoffman

Citizens Business Bank has hired Paul Hoffman as the head of its Citizens Home Loans unit. He will be tasked with leading the marketing and business expansion efforts for the bank’s residential loan portfolio.

Hoffman has 25 years of experience in real estate and mortgage banking, said Chris Meyers, president and CEO of Ontario, Calif.-based Citizens Business Bank.

The bank has assets of $6.4 billion, with 39 business financial centers and six commercial banking centers in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County and Central Valley regions of the state.

He added “as a portfolio lender, we work directly with our many valued clients and prospects throughout our geographic markets to provide them with a winning mortgage solution.”