Joe Baker

Vice President, Business Development Officer
(925) 249-4906

Role and Experience:
Joe Baker is a Vice President with the SBA and Real Estate Lending Division of Bridge Bank where he oversees the marketing efforts of the division in the Bank’s East Bay market. Joe began in banking in 1977 and has worked in Commercial Lending since 1985. Joe joined Bridge Bank in May of 2010.

Joe has worked on the financing of hundreds of Bay Area companies throughout all stages of their business cycle, as well as the financing of commercial real estate projects throughout the Bay Area and the state. Prior to joining Bridge Bank he was a Business Development Officer with the SBA Department of Comerica Bank where he worked for 25 years and originated over $300 million in loans. Previous to that Joe held the position of Senior Financial Analyst with Bank of America at their headquarters in San Francisco. Joe has been an associate member of a number of real estate related organizations including CAMB, NAIOP, and ASVB and EBBA.

Outside Activities:
Joe has been active in coaching youth sports for the past 20 years, spent six years (one year as President) on the Board of Camp Fire Boys and Girls of Santa Clara County serving 50,000 children in the county, was a six-year member of the Finance Committee of St. Martin of Tours Parish and a three-year member of the School Site Council at San Martin-Gwinn Elementary School, as well as having served a number of years on the Alumni Board of Notre Dame de Namur University.

Education:
Joe holds both a BS in finance and an MBA from Notre Dame de Namur University.

Why Bridge Bank?
“Bridge Bank has assembled some of the finest banking talent I’ve been associated with in my 30 plus years of banking. It is a privilege to be part of the organization.”

Contact Info:
Pleasanton Office
5820 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Phone: (925) 249-4906
 

Getting Started

Find your ideal banker:

Select any filter and click on Apply to see results

Featured Insights

Finding startup financing for a new enterprise or funding for a business expansion can be a challenging obstacle to...

Small business banking should be seeing a boon in the coming months provided trends continue if a recent...

Craft breweries are getting some much-needed help in making the shift to sustainable practices. The Green Brewery...

Small-business owners' confidence levels ticked up slightly last month. According to the National...

Americans' financial outlook is trending upward as consumer confidence levels...

Clarity can go a long way toward convincing an investor to buy a stake in your business. If you believe your company...

Recurring revenue lending is an alternative form of senior debt financing that is particularly useful to growing...

In 1999, Shawn Boyer was helping a friend search for internships and was shocked to find a lack of job boards or...

Small-business owners often have to scrimp and save in order to properly handle cash management issues. For many...

The Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation in partnership with Governor Charlie Baker's administration...

Recent News

05/21/15
Michael Hengl and Ryan Banta to lead new teams at Bridge Bank San Jose, CA – May 19...
05/19/15
San Jose, CA – May 19, 2015 – Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ:BBNK), whose...
05/08/15
The US dollar has given up roughly 3.5% against the Euro this week and, with the...
05/07/15
San Jose, CA – May 7, 2015 – Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ:BBNK), whose subsidiary...
05/01/15
More disappointing economic data out of the U.S. and the UK along with substantial...
04/24/15
With a great deal of volatility and choppy trading, the week’s activity has revealed...
04/20/15
Conference Call and Webcast Scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2015 at5:00 p.m. Eastern...
04/17/15
Our beloved World Champion San Francisco Giants played their home opener on Monday...
04/10/15
The Fed’s FOMC Minutes, released on Wednesday, were the focal point of the week as...
04/07/15
San Jose, CA – April 7, 2015 – Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ:BBNK), whose...

Twitter

Featured Insights

Featured Insight

Clarity can go a long way toward convincing an investor to buy a stake in your business. If you believe your company...

Featured Insight

Recurring revenue lending is an alternative form of senior debt financing that is particularly useful to growing...

Featured Insight

In 1999, Shawn Boyer was helping a friend search for internships and was shocked to find a lack of job boards or...

Recent News

Finding startup financing for a new enterprise or funding for a business expansion can be a challenging obstacle to...

Small business banking should be seeing a boon in the coming months provided trends continue if a recent...

Craft breweries are getting some much-needed help in making the shift to sustainable practices. The Green Brewery...

Twitter