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Opus Bank Taps Commercial Banking Vet as San Diego Market Leader

May 15, 2018, 07:22 AM

Opus Bank announced that Michael Conboy, a 37-year banking veteran, has joined Opus as Senior Managing Director, San Diego Market Leader, and is responsible for further expanding Opus’ commercial and corporate client base in San Diego County.

Jim Haney, Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking, stated, “Mike is a deeply rooted and experienced commercial banker in the San Diego market and holds a long history of delivering tailored financial solutions to those entrepreneurs, businesses, and middle market companies with the vision and ability to expand and grow.” Mr. Haney concluded, “We look forward to Mike’s contributions as Opus continues to further build its overall relationship-based commercial banking franchise in San Diego.”

Stephen H. Gordon, Chief Executive Officer and President of Opus Bank, stated, “We are very proud to have Mike Conboy join Opus to lead our San Diego Commercial Banking team. Opus operates with a strong commitment to San Diego County through its team of 13 bankers in four banking offices, approximately $1.0 billion of loans originated, and a strong market presence since 2012.” Mr. Gordon added, “We appreciate how critical it is to have local banking talent from San Diego. Mike is a native San Diegan, who graduated from San Diego State and spent the vast majority of his 37-year banking career growing and leading commercial banking teams in the San Diego market.”

Conboy joins Opus most recently from HomeStreet Bank, where from 2016 he served as Senior Vice President, Market President for San Diego and Orange Counties. While at HomeStreet Bank, Conboy was responsible for managing and growing the bank’s commercial banking business in Southern California, focusing on the San Diego and Orange County, California markets. From 2012 to 2016, Conboy served as San Diego Market President at BBVA Compass Bank, where he established the bank’s commercial banking presence in the region and recruited and led a team of commercial, business, and small business bankers. 

From 2005 to 2012, Conboy served as Executive Vice President, Business Banking with Comerica Bank, where he grew and managed a team of business bankers in California and Arizona. Conboy joined Comerica Bank in 1998 initially establishing the bank’s presence in San Diego and subsequently serving in positions of increasing responsibility including as Senior Vice President & Group Manager, Middle Market Banking – Los Angeles, and later Senior Vice President & Group Manager, Middle Market Banking – San Diego. 

From 1986 to 1998, he served with Union Bank, as Senior Relationship Manager, Vice President of Commercial Markets. Conboy began his banking career at Bank of America in 1981 as a Commercial Loan Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University. 

Conboy serves as Treasurer and Member of the Executive Committee of Junior Achievement of San Diego County.


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