The Only Super Regional Korean-American Bank in the U.S.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Bank of Hope has been providing financial services to the largest Korean-American community in the country for more than 37 years and is today one of the leading Asian-American banks in the United States.

Bank of Hope serves a multi-ethnic population of customers through 63 full-service branches across nine states and eight Loan Production Offices adding presence in two additional states. With nearly $15 billion in assets, the strength of the Bank lies in our experienced management team, focus on sound risk management and governance practices, and commitment to the communities that we serve.

Building on our expertise in small business lending, C&I lending, and international trade finance, Bank of Hope is today a diversified financial institution capable of meeting more of your banking needs. Our expanded offering of commercial and consumer products and services now includes residential mortgage and warehouse lending, credit cards, equipment lease financing and foreign currency, among others.

We are committed to improving the value of our services as Bankers, providing comprehensive financial solutions as Experts, and being good Neighbors that foster growth for our customers and communities.

Bank of Hope
Bankers. Experts. Neighbors.


Formed through two mergers of equals, Bank of Hope includes many of the first banks established by Korean immigrants in the U.S.:

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To learn more about Bank of Hope's history, please click below.

The Roots of Bank of Hope