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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 President…

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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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American Riviera Bank Reports Assets Exceeding $1 Billion

News item April 26, 2021 by Michelle Martinich

The Bank achieved record unaudited net income of $2,560,000 ($0.50 per share) for the three months ended March 31, 2021. This represents a 119% increase in net income from the $1,171,000 ($0.23 per share) for the same reporting period in the prior year, and an 8% increase in net income from the $2,…

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American Riviera Bank’s Lights, Camera, Save! Local Winner Selected as National Finalist

News item March 18, 2021 by American Riviera Bank

Wong is one of eight students selected to compete for several awards, including a $5,000 grand prize. The finalists will face off in a bracket-style tournament hosted on ABA’s Instagram page from March 23 to 25. Viewers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite video to make it to the ne…

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American Riviera Bank Reports Record Earnings and Growth

News item January 28, 2021 by Michelle Martinich

“American Riviera Bank is proud to serve an important role in providing economic stability to the Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties while also reporting strong earnings to our shareholders. During these unprecedented times, the Bank originated tremendous SBA PPP loan volume while still gro…

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