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For Immediate Release

Jane Yedinak
(415) 765-3241

Sam Curley
(415) 505-9064

Diverse Branch Team Brings Years of Banking Experience and Strong Community Focus to
Serve Daly City Customers    

SAN FRANCISCO, August 1, 2011 - Union Bank, N.A. today announced the opening of a new branch in Daly City, located at 95 Southgate Avenue in the Westlake Shopping Center. The full-service banking office is overseen by Branch Manager Jose Antonio, who is responsible for cultivating an overall customer base, developing new relationships with consumers and small businesses in Daly City’s community, and leading the team of locally based bankers with strong ties to the community, and many years of service in banking and in the region.

To meet the needs of Union Bank's Priority Banking customers in Daly City, Maggie Kabajouzian serves as the branch's senior relationship manager. In her role, she focuses on managing and advising Union Bank's Priority Banking clients on complex banking and investment needs, and issues such as succession planning.

"As part of our expansion strategy in Northern California, we are pleased to open this new branch in Daly City to better serve our existing clients in the area as well as to meet the banking needs of this growing and diverse community," said Union Bank Northern California Market President Elaine Genevro. "Jose and our entire team of bankers understand the needs of Daly City's multicultural community and are committed to fostering relationships with individual clients and area businesses. We are proud to be a part of Daly City and actively engage in the local community through volunteer service," she added.  

Antonio has 17 years of banking experience and most recently served as Priority Banking manager of the bank's Laurel Heights branch in San Francisco. Prior to Union Bank, Antonio was at Bank of America, where he served as a senior client manager. He is an active member of Daly City's Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center (PBRC).

Kabajouzian brings more than 20 years of industry experience to her role as Priority Bank senior relationship manager. Prior to Union Bank, Kabajouzian worked at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, where she managed and advised clients on banking and investment needs. Engaged in the community, Kabajouzian volunteers with the Armenian Community Center and St. Gregory's Church.

Marty Paragas serves as senior relationship banker. Previously, Paragas held positions at Chase and Bank of America, where he worked most recently as senior client manager and mortgage specialist. He is active in the community and volunteers with Junior Achievement and Habitat for Humanity.

Ali Barakat serves as customer service manager. Most recently, he served as customer service manager at Union Bank's Bayview branch. Involved in the community, Barakat volunteers at the YMCA of Daly City, Junior Achievement, and the American Heart Association.

Banking Office Information
Union Bank's Daly City branch is located at 95 Southgate Avenue, in the Westlake Shopping Center, and includes the following features and amenities:

  • Convenient Hours: Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m  
  • Customer Service: Union Bank Daly City representatives are available to handle consumer or business banking requests. The branch team speaks several languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese

Visit or call the branch directly at (650) 756-2676 for more information.


About UnionBanCal Corporation & Union Bank, N.A.
Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $80.1 billion at June 30, 2011.  Its primary subsidiary, Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. The bank operated 403 full-service branches in California, Washington, Oregon, and Texas, as well as two international offices, on June 30, 2011. UnionBanCal Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG, NYSE:MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations. Visit for more information.