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American Riviera Bank Purchases Branch Building in Paso Robles

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (OCTOBER 3, 2017) American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) is pleased to announce it has furthered its commitment to San Luis Obispo County with the purchase of its first branch building in Paso Robles.

American Riviera Bank’s Laurie Leighty Wins Innovative Banker Award

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (September 27, 2017) -  American Riviera Bank's executive vice president and chief administrative officer, Laurie Leighty, is the recipient of the 2017 Nation Meyer Innovative Banker Award, the bank has announced.

Buy a Teddy Bear and Bank on Tomorrow

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (August 31, 2017) -  The sweet plush toys greeting customers this month at American Riviera Bank offer a direct link to the future.

American Riviera Bank Approaches Half a Billion in Assets

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (July 25, 2017) – American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) announced today unaudited net income of $2,118,000 ($0.48 per share) for the six months ended June 30, 2017, an increase from $1,606,000 ($0.37 per share) for the first six months of 2016.

American Riviera Bank Expands into Paso Robles with Loan Production Office

SANTA BARBARA, CA (July 11, 2017) - American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) is pleased to announce its expansion into San Luis Obispo County, with the opening of a new loan production office in Paso Robles.

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.

American Riviera Bank Small Business Administration Loans

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. (June 22, 2017) - If it has always been your dream to launch and run your own business, what are you waiting for? Want to buy a commercial building that your business will occupy with as little as 10 percent down?

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

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. (May 26, 2017) – American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) has been awarded a Super Premier performing designation for 2016 by The Findley Reports. The Super Premier performing rating is the highest possible rating for a California community bank to attain.

American Riviera Bank Experiences Continued Growth

Santa Barbara, California (April 20, 2017) – American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) announced today unaudited net income of $956,000 ($0.22 per share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017, which represents a 426% increase from the $182,000 ($0.04 per share) reported for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016.  The Bank reported an annualized return on average assets of 0.91% and return on average equity of 7.88%, which represents an increase from the 0.20% and 1.88%, respectively, achieved for the same reporting period prior year.

Santillan Named Service Manager at American Riviera Bank Goleta

Santa Barbara, California (February 22, 2017) - American Riviera Bank has named Sasha Santillan as service manager of its Goleta branch, said Joanne Funari, executive vice oresident and COO of the community bank. In her new position, Santillan will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the branch ensuring accuracy and efficiency, and upholding customer service standards. “Sasha’s position also entails community

American Riviera Bank Merger Benefits Clients, Community and Shareholders

Santa Barbara, California (January 30, 2017) – American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) announced today record unaudited net income of $4,130,000 ($0.94 per share) for the year ended December 31, 2016, compared to the $1,303,000 ($0.48 per share) reported for the previous fiscal year prior to the merger. For the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016, unaudited net income was $1,115,000 ($0.25 per share), as compared to the $365,000 ($0.14 per share) achieved for the same reporting period last year prior to the merger.

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