Awards and Accolades

Voted Best Bank of Orange County for the Fourth Year In a Row

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It's official – California Bank & Trust was voted "Best Bank in Orange County" in the OC Register Annual Readers' Poll for the fourth year in a row! California Bank & Trust takes great pride in creating long-lasting relationships with people and businesses that make Orange County so great. Thank you for your continued support. Learn more.

Voted Best Bank in San Diego for the Seventh Consecutive Year

Best Bank in San Diego 2017

California Bank & Trust (CB&T) has been voted "Best Bank" and "Best Commercial Bank" by the readers of the San Diego Union-Tribune. San Diego's Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll is an annual survey in which readers vote for their favorite businesses and services in more than 175 categories, ranging from entertainment to finance. This marks the seventh consecutive year CB&T has taken top honors as "Best Bank" in San Diego. CB&T also won "Best Commercial Bank" in San Diego, making it the fourth consecutive win in this category. Learn more.

Nationally Recognized for Excellence in Middle-Market Banking

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As part of Zions Bancorporation, California Bank & Trust maintained their historical Middle-Market National Distinction in Overall Customer Satisfaction, Likelihood to Recommend, and Cash Management Overall Customer Satisfaction and Cash Management Customer Service with the Greenwich Excellence Awards.

"Outstanding" CRA rating by the FDIC

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Recognizing our activities in meeting the credit and deposit needs of our communities, California Bank & Trust has been consistently rated by the FDIC as “Outstanding” for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) activities since 2002. Learn more.

A leader in Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 and 7(a) Lending

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CB&T is a Preferred SBA Lender, as designated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and is also a top lender in both SBA 7(a) and 504 loans, as a susidiary of Zions Bancorporation.*

*Rankings based on fiscal year-end 2008 by loan volume. SBA 7(a) ranking based on bank lenders as compiled by the SBA, San Francisco office. SBA 504 ranking as part of Zions Bancorporation based on announcement by the National Association of Certified Development Companie3s (NADCO).