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First Republic Appoints MD, Relationship Manager

Eliane Chavagnon

15 February 2012

California-based First Republic Bank has hired Fazal Kaka as a managing director and relationship manager, based in Walnut Creek, CA.

Kaka, with 30 years of financial services experience, works with individuals, families, businesses and foundations to “address both sides of a client’s balance sheet,” the firm said

Kaka will serve as a single point of contact to a team providing banking, investment management, trust, brokerage and real estate lending services to clients.

Prior to joining First Republic, he was at Wells Fargo private mortgage banking in Walnut Creek for 13 years. Earlier in his career, he worked for Everest Mortgage and Ocwen Bank. 

In addition to its Walnut Creek location and Montclair office, which opened 2011, First Republic also has East Bay offices in Danville, Livermore, Orinda, Pleasanton and San Ramon.