Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Dale Gibbons will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Financial Services Conference at the St. Regis New York Hotel in New York on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:40 AM EST. Mr. Gibbons’ comments will be webcast live at: https://www.veracast.com/webcasts/baml/banking2011/id31917740.cfm. A copy of the presentation will also be available though the Investor Relations page of the company’s website: www.westernalliancebancorp.com. About Western Alliance Bancorporation Western Alliance Bancorporation is a leading bank holding company in the Southwest with banking and financial service subsidiaries in Arizona, California, Nevada and Colorado. The company provides services to businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals, nonprofit organizations, high net worth individuals and other consumers seeking the robust product array of a national bank with the individual, personal attention of a community bank, delivered through a dedicated, local Relationship Manager.