Banc of California expanded its Private Banking division in Los Angeles, adding three banking professionals who will focus on Entertainment and Business Management. The new hires included Steven Hamilton and Rafael Lopez, Jr. as senior directors, Private Banking and Debbie Maisch as a Private Banking officer.

Hamilton joins the bank most recently from City National Bank, where he served as a top performing vice president and relationship manager in the Entertainment Banking division. Hamilton brings more than 11 years of specialized entertainment banking experience, primarily focused on talent agencies, business management firms, law firms, production companies, digital media, music publishers, record labels and non-profits. Hamilton previously worked at MUFG Union Bank and Zions Bank.

Lopez, Jr. joins the bank from MUFG Union Bank, where he served as vice president and private banker. Lopez brings more than 11 years of private banking experience, with a focus on high net-worth and business management clients.

Maisch joins the bank most recently from Pacific Mercantile Bank, where she served as a personal banking officer focused on Entertainment Industries Banking. Maisch brings more than 18 years of highly customized private and entertainment banking service experience, including work at First California Bank.

“The addition of Steven, Rafael and Debbie to the bank team will expand the reach of our market leading Private Banking division,” said Doug Bowers, president and CEO of Banc of California.