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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  July 17, 2014

WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
001-32550
88-0365922
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


One E. Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona  85004
 (Address of principal executive offices)               (Zip Code)

(602) 389-3500
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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ITEM 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION.
On July 17, 2014, Western Alliance Bancorporation (the “Company”) issued a press release reporting results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014 and posted on its website its second quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Presentation, which contains certain additional historical and forward-looking information relating to the Company.  Copies of the press release and presentation slides are attached hereto as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively.  
The information in this report (including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto) is being “furnished” and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, is not subject to the liabilities of that section and is not deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
(d) Exhibits.
99.1         Press Release dated July 17, 2014.
99.2         Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call dated July 18, 2014.





SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORPORATION
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
/s/ Dale Gibbons
 
 

 
 
Dale Gibbons
 
 
Executive Vice President and
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date: July 17, 2014