Bank of Hope

It is a bank created in the United States to meet the banking and financial needs of Korean and American people. Its parent company is Hope Bancorp. It specializes in offering loans and deposits to all its clients.


This bank was formed thanks to the merger of different institutions. In 1989, Nara Bank was established, which bought Asiana Bank in 2003. Center Bank was founded in 1986, and 2010, it acquired Innovative Bank. Nara Bank and Center Bank joined in 2011 to form BBCN Bank, and two years later, it merged with Pacific International Bank and Foster Bank to expand its range of services in other states.

On the other hand, in 1980, Wilshire Bank was created, and over the years it was acquiring new companies such as Liberty Bank of New York (2005), Mirae Bank (2009), BankAsiana (2013) and Saehan Bank (2013) to expand in different parts of the country.

In 2016, Bank of Hope was created by the union of BBCN Bank and Wilshire Bank.

Routing Number

The route number consists of 9 digits that represent the efficiency and guarantee in a bank transfer: 122041235.

Number of Employees

The bank has approximately 1,500 employees.


The headquarters of the entity is in the city of Los Angeles, California.


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The institution allows us to carry out several banking operations such as checks, deposits and certificates, savings, payment of bills, currencies, loans, the opening of accounts, use of credit cards, mortgages, direct deposits, bank transfers, and telebanking services.


  • Address:¬†3200 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1400, Los Angeles, CA 90010
  • Phone Number:¬†(888) 811-6272 (Customer Call Center).