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American Riviera Bank Experiences Continued Growth

News item April 20, 2017 by Michelle Martinich

The Bank experienced strong loan demand in the first quarter, with loans increasing 8% from December 31, 2016, reaching $384 million in total loans at March 31, 2017 with no other real estate owned. Deposit growth was also substantial, with the Bank opening almost 500 new accounts at our three loca…

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American Riviera Bank Recognized as a “Super Premier” Performing Bank

News item May 26, 2017 by American Riviera Bank

“We’re honored that The Findley Reports has awarded its highest performance rating to American Riviera Bank based on our 2016 financial results. I want to thank our board of directors, our employees and our clients for making this possible,” said Jeff DeVine, President and Chief Executive Officer…

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American Riviera Bank Expands into Paso Robles with Loan Production Office

News item July 11, 2017 by American Riviera Bank

The new loan production office will open on August 7, 2017 at 205 Oak Hill Road, Suite 106, in The Highlands Shopping Center. The office will provide business, commercial real estate, agricultural, residential mortgage, construction, and Small Business Administration loans.This will be American Riv…

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American Riviera Bank Approaches Half a Billion in Assets

News item July 25, 2017 by American Riviera Bank

The annualized return on average assets of 0.95% and return on average equity of 8.40% represent an increase from the 0.80% and 7.31%, respectively, achieved for the same reporting period in the prior year.  The Bank reported unaudited net income of $1,163,000 ($0.27 per share) for the second quart…

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Buy a Teddy Bear and Bank on Tomorrow

News item August 31, 2017 by American Riviera Bank

On display and for sale through September at the bank’s Santa Barbara branches, the soft teddy bears are available at teller stations for $15 each – with all proceeds going to the nonprofit Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, which helps families with children battling cancer.The teddy bear sale supports…

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American Riviera Bank's Laurie Leighty Wins Innovative Banker Award

News item September 27, 2017 by American Riviera Bank

The award is given by DCI, the developer of the iCore360® core banking software and related technologies for community banks nationwide.DCI is privately owned by a group of bank clients and established the annual award in 2014 to honor its founder, Nation Meyer, and his legacy of innovation and vis…

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