Spokane-based Sterling Savings Bank and holding company Sterling Financial Corp. were founded in 1983 by William Zuppe and Harold Gilkey.
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012
Sterling to acquire Puget-area branches
Spokane’s Sterling Savings Bank has agreed to buy the Puget Sound-area operations of publicly traded Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc. Boston Private, a national financial services group that owns wealth …
Sat., Oct. 13, 2012
Area companies beat S&P, Russell
Inland Northwest companies had a strong quarter from July through September. The Hart Capital Inland Northwest Index grew 14.3 percent in the third quarter. That’s dramatically better than the S&P …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2012
Downtown buildings change hands
Two of Spokane’s well-known but cash-strapped buildings concluded foreclosure sales Friday, closing the file on separate cases of large commercial properties falling victim to a distressed real estate market. The …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012
U.S. selling Sterling shares
The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday priced the sale of more than 5 million shares of Sterling Financial Corp. stock, which would net about $113 million in repayment for Troubled Asset …
Fri., July 20, 2012
Sterling to consolidate in Crescent Court space
Sterling Savings Bank will take over the vacant sixth floor of the downtown Spokane Crescent Court office building next month. Sterling will use the space to consolidate some of its …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2012, 1:33 p.m.
Sterling to acquire three branches of Boston Private in Puget Sound
To read the complete story, go to Spokesman.com later Monday evening or read it in Tuesday’s printed editions. Spokane’s Sterling Savings Bank has purchased the Puget Sound operations of publicly …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2012, 12:33 p.m.
Heidi Stanley’s discrimination lawsuit against Sterling Bank is still active
The discrimation lawsuit filed by former Sterling Bank CEO Heidi Stanley remains active in Spokane’s County Superior Court. Stanley is suing her former employer for wrongful termination, saying she lost …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2011, 9:59 a.m.
Sterling to buy Vancouver, Wash.-based bank
Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane announced this morning that Sterling Savings Bank plans to buy First Independent Bank of Vancouver, Wash., including all deposits and banking operations, 14 branches in …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2011, 11:42 a.m.
Sterling wins outstanding Washington state civic business award
Two companies from Spokane and Tacoma have received Secretary of State Sam Reed’s most prestigious civics award for businesses in Washington state. Reed will present the 2011 Corporations for Communities …
Tue., June 28, 2011, 3:18 p.m.
Former Sterling branch manager barred
A former Sterling Savings Bank branch manager in Klamath Falls, Ore., has been barred from the banking industry. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. issued the order against Shannon Kuhlman last …