Washington Federal, Inc., is a United States of America-based bank holding company. Its principal subsidiary is Washington Federal, National Association, which operates 182 offices in eight western states. The Company obtains its funds primarily through deposits from the general public, repayments of loans, borrowings and retained earnings. These funds are used largely to make loans to individuals and businesses, including loans for the purchase of new and existing homes, construction and land loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans. The Company caters to Home Loans, Personal Banking and Commercial Banking segments.