Leadership Team

Mark C. Richardson

Senior Vice President
Real Estate Banking Group Manager

Mark Richardson joined Citizens Business Bank in July of 2002. Mark was chosen to lead the Real Estate Banking Group the year it was formed in 2010. While overseeing the Commercial Real Estate Banking Group, Mark was also responsible for the formation and management of Citizens Home Loans, as well as managing the SBA Department prior to the acquisition of Community Bank in 2018. In December of 2020, he was chosen to lead the Combined Real Estate Banking Groups, which included the Los Angeles Group, the Group located in Pasadena, and the third Group housed in Orange County. Mr. Richardson was previously with Western Security Bank for nine years and was responsible for managing the SBA Department at that institution. Previous to this position, he was also employed by the United States Small Business Administration in their Los Angeles District Office. Since joining Citizens Business Bank, he became Manager of the Glendale Business Financial Center in July of 2003. In October of 2005, he became Senior Vice President and Manager of the Pasadena Center. Three years later, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and Regional Manager who was responsible for the 10 Business Financial Centers located in the San Gabriel Valley.

He is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles with Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Economics. He obtained his Master of Business Administration Degree from Pepperdine University.