Wellesley Patch has learned that First Republic Bank will be opening an office at 284 Washington St. pending approval by state banking regulators.
First Republic, based in San Francisco, has two Boston offices. The Wellesley branch will be the bank’s only suburban office in Massachusetts.
Bank spokesman Greg Berardi declined to comment.
The which used to occupy the space Dec. 19, 2010.
Wellesley Patch will publish full details as they become available.