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American Riviera Bank Increases Earnings with Expansion

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA – American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) announced today unaudited net income of $1,352,000 ($0.31 per share) for the three months ended March 31, 2018. This represents a 41% increase in net income from the $956,000 ($0.22 per share) reported for the first three months of 2017. The annualized return on average assets of 1.09% and return on average equity of 10.27% represents an increase from the 0.91% and the 7.88%, respectively, achieved for the same reporting period prior year.

American Riviera Bank Branch in Paso Robles Welcomes New Assistant Vice President/Residential Lending Officer

PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA -  American Riviera Bank is pleased to announce that Tara Tedeschi, a San Luis Obispo County native with 12 years of experience in the financial industry, has been hired as an Assistant Vice President/Residential Lending Officer at the bank’s new Paso Robles branch. Tedeschi will serve as a full-time residential lender at the Paso Robles branch that opened the first week of March of this year at 1601 Spring Street.

American Riviera Bank opens new branch in Paso Robles

PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA - American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets:  “ARBV”) is pleased to announce that its new full-service branch in Paso Robles opened for business on February 26, 2018, furthering the Bank’s commitment to serving customers in San Luis Obispo County.

American Riviera Bank Reports Continued Growth and Strong Earnings

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (JANUARY 31, 2018) – American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) announced today that excluding a nonrecurring charge to tax expense, the Bank reported unaudited net income of $4,655,000 ($1.06 per share), a 0.96% return on average assets and an 8.70% return on average equity for the year ended December 31, 2017.

American Riviera Bank Donates to Foodbank of Santa Barbara County and Unity Shoppe to Assist Thomas Fire Victims

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (DECEMBER 22, 2017) – Seeking to help people in the local community it serves, American Riviera Bank is donating $5,000 to be shared equally by the Unity Shoppe and the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County to help victims of the Thomas Fire.

These donations will be matched by a grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank for a total gift of $10,000- $5,000 to each organization. The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco is working with other financial institutions to support victims of wildfires and other natural disasters in California.

American Riviera Bank Exceeds Half a Billion in Assets and Expands into SLO County

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (OCTOBER 24, 2017) – American Riviera Bank (OTC Markets: ARBV) announced today unaudited net income of $3,501,000 ($0.80 per share) for the nine months ended September 30, 2017, an increase from $3,015,000 ($0.69 per share) for the first nine months of 2016.

American Riviera Bank's Open House at the Goleta Branch a Success

GOLETA, CA - Over 100 guests attended the Goleta Chamber of Commerce’s ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Oct. 18 at the Goleta Branch of American Riviera Bank. The event celebrated the recent interior remodel of the branch that opened in January 2016.

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.