Bank Leumi USA has hired two bankers from Citigroup, Elsa Burton and Craig Warden, to help lead its operations in Los Angeles.
Burton was named Los Angeles group head for the $6.1 billion-asset bank, it said Monday. She and Warden were both with Citi Commercial Banking, and both were vice presidents at Wells Fargo before joining Citi.
Warden will co-head the Los Angeles office with Michal Miron, the bank said Monday. Miron is a 20-year Leumi veteran, and she helped build the bank’s health care financing platform in California, the bank noted.
Warden had been market director at Citi since August 2014, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Burton had been a senior vice president and senior relationship manager at Citi Commercial Banking since June 2013, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Bank Leumi USA is based in New York. It is a unit of Bank Leumi in Tel Aviv, Israel.