Pendergist's responsibilities will include the leadership and oversight of all commercial and consumer lending functions within Luther Burbank Savings.

SANTA ROSA, CA—Luther Burbank Savings says that Jason Pendergist has been named chief lending officer. Pendergist’s responsibilities will include the leadership and oversight of all commercial and consumer lending functions within Luther Burbank Savings.

He brings a broad range of management experience with more than 12 years of expertise in commercial and multifamily lending. Prior to joining Luther Burbank Pendergist served as managing director and head of the Eastern region for the commercial term lending business at JPMorgan Chase.

“We are delighted to have Jason join the Luther Burbank Savings senior management team,” said John Biggs, Luther Burbank Savings’ president and CEO. “His industry experience and lending expertise will be a tremendous asset to our organization as we continue to expand our Commercial, Multifamily and Single Family Real Estate businesses.”

Luther Burbank Savings is an FDIC insured privately held, California based savings association with over 3.6 billion in assets and 10 locations. Luther Burbank Savings offers a variety of consumer and wholesale banking services focusing on retail deposits and originating single and multifamily mortgage loans.