Thomas Garry has been named vice president and entertainment banker at LA-based independent film lending outfit The Lewis Horwitz Organization. Garry, formerly with Union Bank Of California and Sumitomo Bank, joins after arranging financing at Union Bank for films including Three Kings, End Of Days, The Hurricane, Nurse Betty, Thirteen Days, The Wedding Planner and The Family Man.

LHO, now a division of Southern Pacific Bank, has increased its entertainment funding in 2001 by more than 300% compared to the same period 2000.