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Sterling Financial

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 …