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American Riviera Bank Reports 20% Core Loan Growth

News item October 26, 2021 by Michelle Martinich

In 2021, the Bank has achieved an annualized return on average assets of 1.12% and return on average equity of 13.64%. Unaudited net income was $2,950,000 ($0.58 per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021, compared to the $2,264,000 ($0.45 per share) earned in the same reporting peri…

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American Riviera Bank Teams up with Easter Team Realtors to support the Unity Shoppe

News item October 1, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

"Doing good and giving back is at the core of the Easter Team’s values. As a service to our community, we are committed to our efforts in helping the Unity Shoppe fill its empty shelves," stated Gloria Easter, team lead, "We are especially grateful for our sponsors such as American Riviera Bank,…

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Michelle Martinich presents at FinTech & Financial Services Virtual Investor Conference

News item September 21, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

You can find a recording of her presentation here. When you click the link, you will be brought to the event registration/login page. Once you enter your information, the presentation will begin playing immediately. Michelle Martinich, EVP Chief Financial Officer Michelle Martinich, Executiv…

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American Riviera Bank to Webcast Live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com September 21st

News item September 20, 2021 by Virtual Investor Conferences

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Riviera Bank (OTCQX: ARBV), a full service community bank focused on serving the lending and deposit needs of businesses and consumers on the Central Coast of California, today announced that Michelle Martinich, Executive Vice…

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Buy a Teddy Bear and Bank on Tomorrow

News item September 10, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

On display and for sale throughout the month of September, soft teddy bears are available at Santa Barbara County ARB branches for $20 each – with all proceeds going to the nonprofit Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, which helps families with children battling cancer. The teddy bear sale supports TBCF’…

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Fundraising Goal of $30,000 reached by Dos Pueblos Little League and Partners in 4 days

News item August 24, 2021 by Rechelle Ringer

American Riviera Bank launched a donation matching campaign on Friday, August 20. Thanks to an overwhelming response from residents, local businesses and community leaders, the DPLL announced that, by Monday evening, it had met its fundraising goal and will be able to cover the entire expected cost…

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American Riviera Bank Establishes Matching Fund to Replace Destroyed Little League Equipment

News item August 20, 2021 by Rechelle Ringer

The Central Coast community bank has pledged to match all donations to Dos Pueblos Little League up to $7,500 in an effort to jumpstart their fundraising efforts and to raise at least half of the estimated $30,000 it will take to replace the structure and equipment. “As soon as we heard about the…

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American Riviera Bank Reports Strong Core Loan Growth

News item July 23, 2021 by Michelle Martinich

In 2021, the Bank has achieved an annualized return on average assets of 1.20% and return on average equity of 14.26%. Unaudited net income was $3,572,000 ($0.70 per share) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021, compared to the $1,565,000 ($0.31 per share) earned in the same reporting period…

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American Riviera Bank Celebrates 15 Years on the Central Coast

News item July 16, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

American Riviera Bank opened for business on July 18, 2006 at 1033 Anacapa Street in Santa Barbara, California with the support of approximately 400 local shareholders. Michelle Martinich, the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer, was a founding executive along with a board of directors from our local co…

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OTC Markets Group Welcomes American Riviera Bank (Santa Barbara, CA) to OTCQX

News item June 14, 2021 by OTC Markets

American Riviera Bank (Santa Barbara, CA) begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "ARBV." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com. The OTCQX Market provides investors with a premium U.S. public market to research…

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