September 26, 2022
Porterville, Calif. – Bank of the Sierra announced today that Eric Boucher has been named Vice President, Senior Commercial Loan Officer for the Bank’s Real Estate Industries Group. Mr. Boucher is based in the Los Angeles area and will be responsible for providing financing for investor real estate throughout California and focusing on the Southern California region.
Mr. Boucher has over 16 years of experience in real estate lending, brokerage, and analysis. Prior to joining Bank of the Sierra, he worked most recently as a Director for JLL Capital Markets Debt & Equity group in Los Angeles, closing over 200 loan transactions totaling over $1.4 billion in capitalization across multiple states. Mr. Boucher previously worked for Integra Realty Resources in Los Angeles as its Vice President and Director of Southern California Multifamily & Industrial Practices, as well as Newmark and Colliers International in his career.
Mr. Boucher possesses a California sales agent and certified general real estate appraiser license (also previously a candidate for Member of the Appraisal Institute “MAI”). Mr. Boucher graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The Master’s University in Santa Clarita.
“Business clients in search of a competitive and creative lending partner will find integrity, responsiveness, and reliable solutions in working with Eric,” said Alyson Buttery, Bank of the Sierra’s President of the Real Estate Industries Group, “We’re thrilled to have him join our team of CRE loan experts!”
About Bank of the Sierra
Bank of the Sierra is in its 45th year of operations and is the largest independent bank headquartered in the South San Joaquin Valley. Bank of the Sierra is a community-centric regional bank, which offers a full range of retail and commercial banking services with full-service branches located within the counties of Tulare, Kern, Kings, Fresno, Ventura, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. The bank also maintains two loan production offices and an online branch and provides specialized lending services through an agricultural credit center. Bank of the Sierra is recognized as one of the strongest community banks in the country with a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial.