Eric Hong

VP & ASST SEC, Commercial Banker
(984) 867-3382

Office Information

Areas Served

Los Angeles County- Los Angeles

Get to know me

As a First Citizens commercial banker, it’s important to invest in understanding your business, strategies and key objectives. An established process and skilled team of specialists help me tailor solutions to fit you and your organization. Clients appreciate our trusted partnership in planning for long-term success.

I earned B.A degree in Economics & Int'l Area Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and M.A. degree in Economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. I served in the Navy and was honorably discharged. I have been in the Business and Commercial Banking Industry for more than 15 years. My specific focus has been working with clients in the Commercial and Industrial space that are in the growth phase of the business cycle.

I'm an avid golfer and currently live in South Bay area with my wife and two little princesses.

Our approach

At First Citizens, our Bankers view business relationships with you through a long-term lens. This aligns with our brand ethics, business philosophies and statement of purpose for building a long, lasting alliance. We make recommendations and decisions based on what’s best for your business and focus on your growth, expansion and success.

Management at First Citizens is regional, and we guide your accounts in the same manner—with regional support and authority. Our relationship management teams include inside and outside relationship managers, credit professionals and product specialists. Our consulting and business strategy services include industry change optimization, business process management and financial management processes.

We pride ourselves on working together to bring positive results to your business, as we see your vision come to fruition.

Industry Expertise

Healthcare and Medical


University of California Los Angeles (B.A.)/ University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign (M.S.)

Community Involvement

I enjoy volunteering with my church and have helped plan churches/missions within our community and overseas.

Personal Interests

Golf, biking, hiking and running


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