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Pacific Premier Bancorp Recognized on Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies List


Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI), the holding company of
Pacific Premier Bank, announced today that it ranked 37th on
the list of Fortune's
100 Fastest Growing Companies for 2018

The Fortune list ranks publicly traded companies according to a
formula that takes into account revenue growth rate, earnings per share
growth rate and the three-year annualized total shareholder returns for
the period ended June 29, 2018.

"We are pleased to be recognized on the list of Fortune's fastest
growing companies for the second year in a row," said Steven R. Gardner,
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Premier
Bancorp. "Our performance reflects the hard work, dedication and talent
of all Pacific Premier employees, and our commitment to providing
superior service to our existing clients, while executing on our dynamic
business model. With the deeper presence we have built in California and
the new markets we have entered through well structured acquisitions, we
believe we are in a strong position to continue to enhance the value of
our franchise in the future."

About Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc.

Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") is the holding company for
Pacific Premier Bank, one of the largest banks headquartered in Southern
California with approximately $11.6 billion in assets. Pacific Premier
Bank is a business bank primarily focused on serving small and middle
market businesses in the counties of Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San
Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, California, as
well as markets in the states of Arizona, Nevada and Washington. Through
its more than 40 depository branches, Pacific Premier Bank offers a
diverse range of lending products including commercial, commercial real
estate, construction and SBA loans, as well as specialty banking
products for homeowners associations and franchise lending nationwide.

Forward-Looking Comments

The statements contained herein that are not historical facts,
including, without limitation, statements regarding future financial
performance and shareholder value creation, are forward-looking
statements based on management's current expectations and beliefs
concerning future developments and their potential effects on the

Such statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, many of which
are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of the
Company. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting
the Company will be the same as those anticipated by management. The
Company cautions readers that a number of important factors could cause
actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied
or projected by, such forward-looking statements. These risks and
uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following: the
expected cost savings, synergies and other financial benefits from the
recent acquisition of Grandpoint Capital, Inc., or any other acquisition
the Company has made or may make might not be realized within the
expected time frames or at all; the strength of the United States
economy in general and the strength of the local economies in which the
Company conducts operations; the effects of, and changes in, trade,
monetary and fiscal policies and laws, including interest rate policies
of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; inflation,
interest rate, market and monetary fluctuations; the timely development
of competitive new products and services and the acceptance of these
products and services by new and existing customers; the willingness of
users to substitute competitors' products and services for the Company's
products and services; the impact of changes in financial services
policies, laws and regulations (including the Dodd-Frank Wall Street
Reform and Consumer Protection Act) and of governmental efforts to
restructure the U.S. financial regulatory system; technological changes;
changes in the level of the Company's nonperforming assets and charge
offs; any oversupply of inventory and deterioration in values of
California real estate, both residential and commercial; the effect of
changes in accounting policies and practices, as may be adopted from
time-to-time by bank regulatory agencies, the Securities and Exchange
Commission ("SEC"), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, the
Financial Accounting Standards Board or other accounting standards
setters; possible other-than-temporary impairment of securities held by
us; changes in consumer spending, borrowing and savings habits; the
effects of the Company's lack of a diversified loan portfolio, including
the risks of geographic and industry concentrations; ability to attract
deposits and other sources of liquidity; changes in the financial
performance and/or condition of our borrowers; changes in the
competitive environment among financial and bank holding companies and
other financial service providers; unanticipated regulatory or judicial
proceedings; and the Company's ability to manage the risks involved in
the foregoing. Additional factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements
are discussed in the Company's 2017 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed
with the SEC and available at the SEC's Internet site (

The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or publicly release any
revision or update to these forward-looking statements to reflect events
or circumstances that occur after the date on which such statements were

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