James Herbert knows the lifestyles of the rich and famous like the back of his hand. As chief executive officer of First Republic Bancorp, he's financed his share of California's glitterati.

During the past 12 years, First Republic has built a solid reputation in California and Nevada as a top-notch relationship lender for jumbo mortgages to the wealthy and for construction loans to developers.

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