Our Board

Jason Pendergist - Vice Chair

Mr. Pendergist joined Luther Burbank Savings as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer in July 2014 and was promoted to President of Consumer and Commercial Banking in October 2015. Mr. Pendergist is responsible for the leadership and oversight of all consumer and commercial lending functions, lending operations, retail and online banking, capital markets and marketing within Luther Burbank Savings and its related entities.

Jason Pendergist has nearly 20 years of financial, strategic and sales management experience. Prior to his banking career, Mr. Pendergist attended the University of Colorado Boulder, where he received an MBA in Finance at the Leeds School of Business. 

Mr. Pendergist began his career as a business consultant before moving into banking.  After spending more than a dozen years at JP Morgan Chase serving in a variety of roles within the Commercial Term Lending business – beginning as a project manager and quickly moving to SVP and Regional Manager for California, ultimately being named Managing Director and Head of the Eastern Region – Jason was named Chief Lending Officer for Luther Burbank Savings. In his current role, Mr. Pendergist is responsible for all consumer and commercial lending, lending operations, retail and online banking, capital markets and bank-wide marketing and branding efforts. Luther Burbank Savings’ focus is on expanding the residential mortgage and commercial real estate businesses through new product development and market expansion while also furthering the bank’s launch of the Luther Burbank Mortgage platform. 

About Luther Burbank Savings

Luther Burbank Savings is an FDIC insured privately held, California based savings association with over $4 billion in assets and 13 locations.  Luther Burbank Savings offers a variety of consumer and wholesale banking services focusing on retail deposits and originating single family and multifamily mortgage loans.  For more information, please visit www.lutherburbanksavings.com