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JOE CONWAY JOINS UNION BANK AS CONSUMER LENDING GROUP EXPANDS IN OREGON



For Immediate Release


Contacts:
Jane Yedinak
(415) 765-3241
jane.yedinak@unionbank.com

Alan Gulick
(425) 423-7317
alan.gulick@unionbank.com


PORTLAND, OR, April 27, 2011 - Union Bank, N.A. today announced that Joe Conway has joined the bank’s Consumer Lending group as a mortgage consultant based in Portland, Oregon, in a newly created position. Conway is responsible for assisting the bank’s clients with their personal mortgage needs and loan originations in the Portland metro area, Tigard, and Salem. Union Bank’s Consumer Lending group originates the bank’s loans to consumers, which includes residential mortgages.  Conway, who reports to Carrie Murphy, vice president and regional sales manager for the Pacific Northwest, will also assist Union Bank’s Private Bank clients with their mortgage needs.

"Joe brings more than 13 years of experience in the industry and a proven track record to our consumer lending team, which will be instrumental in expanding our presence as a premier mortgage provider in the Pacific Northwest," said Murphy. "With Joe’s focus on customer service and mortgage expertise, we are confident that the bank will continue to achieve our goals of expanding our business while meeting the needs of our new and existing customers who are looking for a home loan."

Before joining Union Bank, Conway served as a branch manager for Prospect Mortgage where his main responsibilities included overseeing branch activity and developing new business. Prior to that, Conway served as a district manager with GMAC Mortgage focusing on branch management and loan originations.

An active member of the Portland community, Conway coaches youth hockey and volunteers at the Oregon Food Bank. Conway earned at bachelor’s degree in business marketing from Michigan State University.


About UnionBanCal Corporation & Union Bank, N.A.

Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $79.1 billion at December 31, 2010. 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 401 banking offices in California, Washington, Oregon and Texas, as well as two international offices, on December 31, 2010. 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 www.unionbank.com for more information.