Union Bank - Gold Sponsor
Union Bank is the third largest commercial bank in California and is among the 35 largest banks in the United States, based on assets. The bank has 254 branches in California, four branches in Washington, two in Oregon, and offices in New York and Texas, as well as 18 international offices, principally along the Pacific Rim. Union Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd. Union Bank is a full-service commercial bank providing a broad mix of financial services: consumer and small business banking; middle market banking; real estate finance; corporate banking, correspondent banking and trade finance, with a Pacific Rim orientation; investment and financial management; personal and business trust services, private banking and global custody. Through its subsidiary, HighMark Capital, the unit manages more than $18 billion in assets. The bank offers13 proprietary mutual funds called HighMark Funds.
The bank has been among the forerunners in developing its home banking capability, permitting clients to manage their bank accounts, pay bills and direct investments utilizing PCS and retail software, including Quicken and Microsoft Money. A 24-hour automated telephone service provides clients information on their checking and savings accounts. Internet banking also is available through UB's website, at www.unionbank.com. Union Bank's commercial focus includes middle-market companies, corporate and multi-national companies headquartered in the United States, and the real estate development and real estate investment community. Also included are clients with large or unique cash management requirements, and national and international clients in communications, media, entertainment, energy, public utilities, retailing and other specialty industries.
The bank has 512 ATMs throughout its tri-state region. It is a member of the Star and CIRRUS systems, giving customers access to over 300,000 ATMs worldwide. CIRRUS, Plus, MasterCard, VISA, Discover, and American Express cardholders can access Union Bank’s ATMs. The bank also belongs to the Star and Maestro point-of-sale networks. Union Bank was the first major California bank to offer seven-day-a-week banking when it opened its first supermarket branches in 1990. The bank now maintains 53 supermarket branches.