First Republic Bank (FRC)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
July 18, 2012 02:00 pm ET
James H. Herbert, II – Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Katherine August-deWilde – President and Chief Operating Officer
Willis H. Newton, Jr. – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael D. Selfridge – Senior Executive Vice President
Dianne Snedaker – Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Dave Rochester – Deutsche Bank
Ken Zerbe – Morgan Stanley
Erika Penala – Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Joe Morford – RBC Capital Markets
Aaron Deer – Sandler O'Neill & Partners
Casey Haire – Jefferies & Company
Brian Zabora – Stifel Nicolaus
Tim Coffey – FIG Partners
Steven Alexopoulos – JPMorgan
Herman Chan – Wells Fargo Securities
Julianna Balicka - KBW
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the First Republic Bank’s Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Following the presentation the conference will be open for questions. (Operator instructions) I would now like to turn the call over to Dianne Snedaker, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Please go ahead.
Thank you, and welcome to First Republic Bank's Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. Speaking today will be the Bank's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Herbert; President and Chief Operating Officer, Katherine August-deWilde; Senior Executive Vice President Mike Selfridge; and Chief Financial Officer, Willis Newton.
Before I hand the call over to Jim, please note that any forward-looking statements made during this call are made as of today, are based on management's current expectations, and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. Potential risks and uncertainties that can cause the bank's business and financial results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements are described in the bank's periodic reports filed with the FDIC including the bank's current report on Form 8-K filed today.