Luther Burbank Corporation is a bank holding company incorporated on May 14, 1991 under the laws of the state of California and is headquartered in Santa Rosa, California. The Company operates primarily through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Luther Burbank Savings, a California banking corporation originally chartered in 1983 in Santa Rosa, California. The Bank conducts its business from its headquarters in Manhattan Beach, CA. In December 2017, in conjunction with our initial public offering ("IPO"), the Company terminated its status as an S-Corporation and elected to be treated as a C-Corporation. As of December 1, 2017, the Company's taxable earnings have been subject to U.S. federal income tax.
The Company also owns Burbank Financial Inc., a real estate investment company, and Luther Burbank Statutory Trusts I and II, entities created to issue trust preferred securities.
The Company's principal business is attracting deposits from the general public and investing those funds in a variety of loans, including permanent mortgage loans and construction loans secured by residential, multifamily, and commercial real estate. The Company specializes in real estate secured lending in metropolitan areas along the West Coast and has developed expertise in multifamily residential, jumbo nonconforming single family residential and commercial real estate lending.