Tom Hill joins Palm Tree with over 20 years of banking and finance experience
He most recently led the Commercial Banking Division bank wide at Banc of California. Prior to Banc of California, Tom led the Commercial Banking Division in greater Los Angeles for Opus Bank. Tom was also a senior Relationship Manager and Team Lead at East West Bank and had multiple Relationship Manager roles with Union Bank. Tom has closed dozens of financings in his career including cash flow based acquisition financing, dividend recapitalizations, Asset Based Loans, owner occupied financing and other related structures. Before entering the banking field, Tom worked in the Aerospace and Defense field for six years. Tom holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor in Economics from Towson University. Tom is originally from Baltimore Maryland but has lived in Los Angeles for the last seventeen years.
Tom currently lives in Marina Del Rey and enjoys the beach, is an avid tennis player and loves to travel both internationally and domestically. Tom is also one of the worst karaoke singers you will ever meet.