Press Releases

October 31, 2014

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2013 operating results, continued its strong earnings performance for the third quarter of 2014. County Commerce Bank continues its exceptional… Read More…

October 28, 2014

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2013 operating results, has surpassed $250 Million in Assets. Joseph D. Kreutz, the bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer who… Read More…

October 17, 2014

VENTURA– County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2013 operating results, hosted an Economic Outlook Breakfast meeting, featuring Dr. Bill Watkins on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Oxnard Courtyard… Read More…

September 22, 2014

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 38th consecutive quarter, which places County Commerce Bank in the top 4.3% of banks in California. The Five-Star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution… Read More…

July 31, 2014

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2013 operating results, continued its strong earnings performance for the second quarter of 2014. County Commerce Bank continues to post… Read More…

July 23, 2014

Nicole Kreutz recently attended the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.  Their relevant and challenging curriculum is designed to allow students to deepen their understanding of banking, while expanding their knowledge and skill sets across all areas of the discipline.  The announcement was made by Richard M. Favor, Executive… Read More…

June 30, 2014

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 37th consecutive quarter, which places County Commerce Bank in the top 3.75% of banks in California. The Five-Star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution… Read More…

June 30, 2014

Monica Carter has been promoted to Assistant Vice President with County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “Ms. Carter provides the highest level of customer service to our clients. She is friendly, knowledgeable and… Read More…

June 6, 2014

Susan Hall has been promoted to AVP/Client Services Officer with County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “Ms. Hall has exhibited the highest level of customer service to our clients for many years. She… Read More…

April 30, 2014

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2013 operating results, continued its strong earnings performance for the first quarter of 2014. The bank’s year-to-date efficiency ratio is… Read More…

April 21, 2014

VENTURA, CA — Based on 2013 financial results, Ventura County’s award winning and locally owned County Commerce Bank has been recognized by financial industry ratings organizations as one of the nation’s best performing banks and one of the highest rated banks on California’s central coast. The bank was rated a… Read More…

March 17, 2014

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 36th consecutive quarter, which places County Commerce Bank in the top 3.75% of banks in California. The Five-Star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution… Read More…

February 6, 2014

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2012 operating results, continued its strong earnings performance for the fourth quarter of 2013. The bank’s year-to-date efficiency ratio is 59.6% and… Read More…

December 12, 2013

Randal Baker has joined County Commerce Bank as Commercial Loan Officer. Mr. Baker received his BA from Fort Lewis College and studied at UCSB and the ABA’s Graduate School of Bank Regulatory Compliance. Mr. Baker has more than 30 years experience in banking; primarily in commercial lending. Mr. Baker has… Read More…

October 31, 2013

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2012 operating results, continued its strong earnings performance for the third quarter of 2013. The bank’s year-to-date efficiency ratio is 59.8% and… Read More…

October 30, 2013

Blake Kreutz has been promoted to AVP/Commercial Loan Officer with County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s Award Winning Bank. Mr. Kreutz joined the bank in 2008. The announcement was made by Richard M. Favor, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Favor stated, “Mr. Kreutz has served the bank’s clients in… Read More…

October 1, 2013

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 34th consecutive quarter, which places County Commerce Bank in the top 3.75% of banks in California. The Five-Star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution… Read More…

August 1, 2013

VENTURA, CA —  County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2012 operating results, continued its strong earnings performance for the second quarter of 2013.  The bank’s efficiency ratio is 59.7% and is… Read More…

July 29, 2013

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 33rd consecutive quarter, which places County Commerce Bank in the top 3.75% of banks in California. The Five-Star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution… Read More…

May 23, 2013

VENTURA, CA — Based on 2012 financial results, Ventura County’s award winning and locally owned County Commerce Bank, recognized by financial industry ratings organizations as one of the nation’s best performing banks and one of the highest rated banks on California’s central coast, recently added three more awards to their… Read More…

May 20, 2013

Ventura County’s award winning and locally owned County Commerce Bank has been recognized by the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce as the Small Business of the Year 2013. The Chamber recognizes a small business each year for significant contribution to the betterment of the Oxnard community. County Commerce Bank has participated… Read More…

May 6, 2013

Based on 2012 financial results, Ventura County’s award winning and locally owned County Commerce Bank has been recognized by financial industry ratings organizations as one of the nation’s best performing banks and one of the highest rated banks on California’s central coast. The bank was rated a “Super Premier Performing… Read More…

May 1, 2013

County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2012 operating results, continued its tradition of strong earnings for the first quarter of 2013. Earnings for the first quarter of 2013 were $409,000 compared… Read More…

April 24, 2013

County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank will hold their 2013 Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2013 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Oxnard branch located at 2400 E. Gonzales Road. Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer stated, “We look forward to sharing the great… Read More…

March 19, 2013

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 32nd consecutive quarter, which places County Commerce Bank in the top 3.75% of banks in California. The Five-Star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution… Read More…

February 27, 2013

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” in 2012 based on 2011 operating results, today announced a 10% stock dividend for shareholders of record as of March 28, 2013. The dividend, which will be accounted for… Read More…

February 5, 2013

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” in 2012 based on 2011 operating results, reported 2012 as another year of exceptional earnings. Pretax earnings for the twelve months ended December 31,… Read More…

January 23, 2013

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 31st consecutive quarter (7.75 years!), which places County Commerce Bank in the top 3.75% of banks in California. The Five-star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that… Read More…

November 20, 2012

County Commerce Bank will host the live broadcast of the kickoff for the annual KVTA Children’s Fund Penny Drive benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary (Orphan & Foster Children of Ventura County) on Thursday, November 29, 2012. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive… Read More…

November 1, 2012

County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank remains the top performing, locally owned and operated bank in Ventura County. Pretax earnings for the first nine months of 2012 were $2,094,000 which resulted in after tax earnings of $1,232,000 compared to $1,106,000 for the first nine months of 2011; an… Read More…

October 17, 2012

County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s Award Winning Bank, hosted an Economic Outlook Breakfast meeting for their business clients and special guests on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 as part of their quarterly breakfast series. Special guest speaker, Dr. Bill Watkins, Executive Director of the CLU Center for Economic Research and Forecasting… Read More…

September 10, 2012

Kim Gibas has joined County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s Award Winning Bank, as Vice President and Community Banking Manager. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “Ms. Gibas has over 30 years experience in banking.” Kreutz added. “She brings a wealth of… Read More…

September 10, 2012

Marty Daly has joined County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s Award Winning Bank, as Business Development Officer. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “Mr. Daly has over 42 years experience in banking; primarily in the Oxnard and Camarillo areas.” Kreutz added, “He… Read More…

July 25, 2012

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2011 operating results, reported strong earnings for the second quarter 2012. Earnings for the first six months of 2012 were $845,000 compared… Read More…

June 25, 2012

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2011 operating results, opened a new branch in Camarillo at 2357-B Pickwick Drive on May 14, 2012. Joseph D. Kreutz, President and… Read More…

May 8, 2012

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County recognized by The Findley Reports as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” based on 2011 operating results, reported higher than anticipated net income for the first quarter of 2012. Earnings for the first quarter of 2012… Read More…

April 17, 2012

VENTURA, CA — Based on 2011 financial results, Ventura County’s award winning and locally owned County Commerce Bank has been recognized by financial industry ratings organizations as one of the nation’s best performing banks and one of the highest rated banks on California’s central coast. The bank was rated a… Read More…

February 3, 2012

County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), Ventura County’s award winning bank and the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties to earn the Five Star “Superior” award by BauerFinancial, Inc., reported record earnings for the year ending December 31, 2011. Total assets were $185,462,000, an 8.85% increase from December… Read More…

December 9, 2011

County Commerce Bank hosted the kickoff of the annual Penny Drive fundraiser for the KVTA Children’s Fund benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary (Orphan & Foster Children of Ventura County) on Thursday, December 1, 2011. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz… Read More…

October 31, 2011

County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), Ventura County’s award winning bank and the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties to earn the Five Star “Superior” award by BauerFinancial, Inc., reported record earnings for the third quarter 2011. Total assets were $182,896,000, an 8.64% increase from third quarter, 2010.   Total deposits… Read More…

July 28, 2011

County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), Ventura County’s award winning bank and the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties to earn the Five Star “Superior” award by BauerFinancial, Inc., reported continued growth for the second quarter 2011. Total assets were $177,343,000, an 11.1% increase from second quarter, 2010…. Read More…

June 30, 2011

Richard Favor has returned to County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s Award Winning Bank, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “Rich was instrumental in the early success of County Commerce Bank. He did an… Read More…

April 21, 2011

County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura County to earn The Findley Reports’ designation as a “Super Premier Performing Bank” for the second consecutive year, reported higher than anticipated net income for the first quarter of 2011. Earnings for the first quarter of 2011 were $326,000… Read More…

April 12, 2011

VENTURA, CA — County Commerce Bank (OTCBB: CNYB) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a 10% stock dividend on the bank’s common stock outstanding. The dividend is payable April 30, 2011 to shareholders of record April 15, 2011.  The dividend will be issued in the form of additional… Read More…

April 12, 2011

VENTURA, CA — Based on 2010 financial results, locally owned County Commerce Bank has been recognized by financial industry ratings organizations as one of the nation’s best performing banks and the highest rated bank on California’s central coast. The bank outperformed every other bank headquartered in the tri-counties. During 2010, County… Read More…

February 2, 2011

County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties to earn the Five Star “Superior” award by BauerFinancial, Inc., reported record growth for 2010.  Total assets were $170,383,000, a 6.26% increase from December 31, 2009.    Total deposits were $150,128,000, a 7.05% increase from December… Read More…

January 5, 2011

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 23rd consecutive quarter.  The Five-star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution in one of the safest in the United States, according to the certificate… Read More…

December 7, 2010

County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank, hosted the kickoff of the annual KVTA Penny Drive fundraiser benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary on Thursday, December 2, 2010. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “For the past 14 years… Read More…

October 20, 2010

Award-winning County Commerce Bank (OTCBB:CNYB), the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara County to earn the Five Star “Superior” award by BauerFinancial, Inc., for 22 consecutive quarters reported record growth during the third quarter of 2010. Total assets were approximately $168,356,000, a 6.77% increase from September 30,… Read More…

September 27, 2010

D. A. Davidson Companies, one of the nation’s leading regional financial services holding companies has released their second quarter, 2010 summary report of financial performance for banks in the state from data provided quarterly by the FDIC and Federal Reserve. The summary report only includes community banks headquartered in the… Read More…

September 21, 2010

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 22nd consecutive quarter. The Five-star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution in one of the safest in the United States, according to the certificate… Read More…

August 30, 2010

County Commerce Bank was nationally recognized by U.S. Banker’s magazine as one of the Top 200 Community Banks (ranked by 3-year Average ROE). The only bank headquartered in Ventura County or even on the entire central coast, County Commerce Bank was selected to be included on the list of the… Read More…

June 8, 2010

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 21st consecutive quarter. The Five-star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution in one of the safest in the United States, according to the certificate… Read More…

April 16, 2010

County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award-winning bank, was one of only eight banks in California and the only bank headquartered on the central coast to receive Super Premier Performing Bank for 2009 by The Findley Reports. The bank previously received The Findley Report’s highest rating in 2006 and Premier Performing… Read More…

January 28, 2010

Locally owned County Commerce Bank ended 2009 with increased profits and a growing loan  portfolio, the same way it has closed out every year since its 2003 launch. Read full article: http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/jan/28/county-commerce-bank-closes-out-09-ahead/

January 22, 2010

On Jan. 20, Ventura-based County Commerce Bank released its year-end financial statement, which  showed substantial growth in 2009.  The bank’s net income was roughly $1 million for 2009, up from  $901,000 in 2008. Read full article: http://pacbiztimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1360&Itemid=81

January 20, 2010

Net income up 11.3% and total assets up 27.1% for 2009. County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County continued strong growth in 2009. In the bank’s seventh year of operation, the bank’s net income was $1,003,000 (8.24% ROE) for 2009; up… Read More…

November 16, 2009

BauerFinancial, Inc. has awarded County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank their highest rating, the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the 18th consecutive quarter. County Commerce Bank is the only bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties to earn five stars this quarter. The Five-star “Superior” rating is the… Read More…

October 20, 2009

Despite the lingering recession, County Commerce Bank of Ventura continued to chalk up strong  numbers through the fist nine months of 2009, President and CEO Joseph Kreutz said last week. Published in the Ventura County Star

October 3, 2009

Award-winning County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and Santa Barbara County to earn the Five Star “Superior” award by BauerFinancial, Inc., reported continued growth during the third quarter of 2009. During the nine month period ending September 30, 2009, assets increased from $126,004,000 to $157,476,000; up… Read More…

August 6, 2009

County Commerce Bank reported solid earnings for the first half of the year, posting net income of $516,000, up from $501,000 for the same period in 2008. Read full article: http://www.vcstar.com/news/2009/aug/06/ventura-based-commerce-banks-earnings-solid/

July 28, 2009

Award-winning County Commerce Bank, the only bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County reported continued growth during the second quarter of 2009. The bank reported net income of $516,000 for the first six months of 2009, up from $501,000 for the same period in 2008. During the… Read More…

June 29, 2009

It was announced by BauerFinancial, Inc. that County Commerce Bank, Ventura County’s award winning bank has been awarded the Five-Star “Superior” rating for the sixteenth consecutive quarter. The Five-star “Superior” rating is the highest rating and indicates that the institution in one of the safest in the United States, according… Read More…

May 14, 2009

County Commerce Bank, Ventura County ‘s award-winning bank, was recently awarded Premier Performing Bank for 2008 by Findley Reports, the fifth year in a row. The Findley Reports ratings are highly regarded and recipients are recognized throughout California as financial institutions achieving exceptional performance. Banks are rated on operating results,… Read More…

February 12, 2009

Award-winning County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County continued strong growth in 2008. In the bank’s sixth year of operation, the bank’s net income was $900,944 (8.16% ROE) for 2008; down slightly from $1,162,803 in 2007. Capital increased $1,128,698 (10.22%) to… Read More…

October 30, 2008

Award-winning County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County reported continued growth during the third quarter of 2008. During the nine month period ending September 30, 2008, assets increased from $109,351,000 to $126,391,000; up $16,040,000 or 15.58%. Capital increased $969,000, from $11,042,000… Read More…

July 14, 2008

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County reported solid profits and continued growth during the second quarter of 2008. The bank reported net income of $501,000 for the first six months of 2008. During the 12 month period ending June 30,… Read More…

June 16, 2008

Pacific Coast Business Times recently honored County Commerce Bank with their Public Company of the Year Award. Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer received the award on behalf of the bank during a reception at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Barbara. Pacific Coast Business Times offers a comprehensive… Read More…

April 7, 2008

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, was recently awarded Premier Performing Bank for 2007 by Findley Reports, the fourth year in a row. The Findley Reports ratings are highly regarded and recipients are recognized throughout California as financial institutions achieving… Read More…

January 24, 2008

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County continued record breaking growth in 2007. In the bank’s fifth year of operation, the bank’s net income was $1,162,803; to provide 12.14% ROE for 2007. Capital increased 15.54% or $1,484,787 to $11,042,378 at year… Read More…

January 21, 2008

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, was recently granted PLP (Preferred Lender Program) designation by the Small Business Administration. The designation of PLP is the highest Bank designation granted by the SBA and is reserved for top tier bank lenders…. Read More…

November 27, 2007

BauerFinancial Inc., a private financial institution rating service, has awarded its Five-Star “Superior” rating to County Commerce Bank for ten straight quarters. Five-stars in the highest rating and indicates that the institution in one of the safest in the United States, according to certificate presented by BauerFinancial, Inc. The announcement… Read More…

November 16, 2007

County Commerce Bank hosted the kickoff of the annual Penny Drive fundraiser for the KVTA Children’s Fund benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary (Orphan & Foster Children of Ventura County) on Wednesday, November 14, 2007. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz… Read More…

November 1, 2007

County Commerce Bank will host a Penny Drive fundraiser for the KVTA Children’s Fund benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary (Orphan & Foster Children of Ventura County) on Wednesday, November 14, 2007. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated “In the… Read More…

November 1, 2007

County Commerce Bank employees had a very busy day on September 29, 2007. A team of employees joined in the National Day of Caring by donating their time and energy to work sorting food at Project Understanding in Ventura. Another team of employees passed the baton, walking or running laps… Read More…

August 29, 2007

County Commerce Bank will be hosting the Grand Opening of their newly constructed Oxnard branch on Thursday, September 20, 2007. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated “We will be celebrating our Grand Opening along with hosting the Oxnard Chamber Mixer and… Read More…

August 14, 2007

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County reported continued growth during the second quarter of 2007. The bank’s pretax income through the second quarter of 2007 was $953,179, as compared to $771,688 for the same period in 2006; a 23.52% increase…. Read More…

April 23, 2007

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County opened its new 13,000 square foot stand-alone branch in Oxnard at 2400 East Gonzales Road (corner of Gonzales Road and Solar Drive) on Monday, April 23, 2007. The building is Georgian Colonial style and… Read More…

February 6, 2007

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County reported continued record growth in 2006. In only the fourth year of operation, the bank’s pretax income was $1,840,241, resulting in net income of $1,150,241, compared to net income of $1,004,000 in 2005, a… Read More…

December 7, 2006

County Commerce Bank recently hosted a Penny Drive fundraiser for the KVTA Children’s Fund benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary (Orphan & Foster Children of Ventura County). The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated “In the true spirit of community banking,… Read More…

October 11, 2006

County Commerce Bank, a Super Premier Performing Bank as awarded by The Findley Reports and the only community bank headquartered in Ventura dedicated to serving Ventura County, reported strong growth through September 30, 2006. Assets grew $12 million, a 14.89% increase over the same period ending September 30, 2005, reaching… Read More…

August 3, 2006

County Commerce Bank, a Super Premier Performing Bank as awarded by The Findley Reports and the only community bank headquartered in Ventura dedicated to serving Ventura County, reported strong growth through June 30, 2006. Assets grew $15.5 million, a 22% increase over the June 30, 2005, reaching $86 million at… Read More…

May 19, 2006

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, held their Fourth Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, May 18 2006 at the bank’s offices. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “Our shareholders were pleased… Read More…

May 19, 2006

County Commerce Bank in Ventura, California, was recently honored as the Western Regional Winner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award. The Award was designed to honor businesses that showed excellence in several categories, including financial performance and business history, staff training and motivation, community… Read More…

May 8, 2006

County Commerce Bank, a Super Premier Performing Bank as awarded by The Findley Reports and dedicated to serving Ventura County, grew to $85.5 million in assets at the end of the first quarter of 2006; a $15.6 million or 22% increase over first quarter 2005. Loan totals grew $8.2 million… Read More…

May 2, 2006

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, was recently awarded Super Premier Performing Bank for 2005 by Findley Reports. The Findley Reports ratings are highly regarded and recipients are recognized throughout the Western US as financial institutions achieving exceptional performance. The… Read More…

April 6, 2006

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, will host their Fourth Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, May 18, 2006 at the Ventura office. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. The Board of Directors up… Read More…

April 6, 2006

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, hosted customers and Oxnard Chamber of Commerce members for a ribbon cutting ceremony and breakfast on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at the Oxnard office in the Palms Outlet Center. The announcement was made by… Read More…

January 31, 2006

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, saw its earnings per share jump 184% from $.37 per share in 2004 to $1.05 per share in 2005. In only the third year of operation, the bank’s net income totaled $1,004,000, compared to… Read More…

November 2, 2005

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, reported strong growth through September 30, 2005. Assets grew $13.1 million, a 20% increase over the September 30, 2004, reaching $80.4 million at quarter-end. Consistent with the banks strong commitment to the community, the… Read More…

October 21, 2005

County Commerce Bank is hosting a Penny Drive fundraiser for the Dave & Bob Children’s Fund benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary (Orphan & Foster Children of Ventura County). The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated “In the true spirit of… Read More…

October 15, 2005

BauerFinancial Inc., a private financial institution rating service, has awarded its Five-Star “Superior” rating to County Commerce Bank. Five-stars in the highest rating and indicates that the institution in one of the safest in the United States, according to certificate presented by BauerFinancial, Inc. The announcement was made by Joseph… Read More…

August 26, 2005

Linda Davis has joined County Commerce Bank as a Finance Assistant. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated “Ms. Davis has many years of experience in banking and finance. Having worked together previously at Santa Paula Savings, I am thrilled to have… Read More…

July 12, 2005

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, reported strong growth through June 30, 2005. Assets grew $14.3 million, a 26% increase over the June 30, 2004, reaching $70.4 million at quarter-end. Consistent with the banks strong commitment to the community, the… Read More…

May 17, 2005

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, held their Third Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at the bank’s offices. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “Our shareholders were pleased… Read More…

April 19, 2005

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, grew to $69.9 million in assets at the end of the first quarter of 2005; a $16.3 million or 30.4% increase over first quarter 2004. Loan totals grew $14.5 million or 47.5% to $44… Read More…

April 19, 2005

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, announced plans to expand their operations with the purchase of a one-acre parcel of land at the corner of Gonzales Road and Solar Drive in Oxnard. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz,… Read More…

January 26, 2005

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura and dedicated to serving Ventura County, continued strong growth through its second year of operation. Assets jumped $18.7 million, a 36% increase in 2004, reaching $70.7 million at year-end. Consistent with the banks strong commitment to the community, the bank… Read More…

October 18, 2004

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura grew to $67.2 million in assets at the end of the third quarter of 2004; a $25.5 million or 61% increase over third quarter 2003. The bank reinvested an additional $6.2 million back into the community through loans to local… Read More…

May 20, 2004

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura, held their Second Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, May 13, 2004 at the bank’s offices. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “With the bank’s exceptional performance and growth the meeting was… Read More…

April 16, 2004

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura, today announced a 25% stock dividend for shareholders of record on April 30, 2004. The dividend, which will be accounted for as a 5 for 4 stock split, will be distributed to shareholders on May 13, 2004.   The announcement was… Read More…

April 8, 2004

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura, attained profitability during the fourth quarter of 2003 after its first ten months in operation. Assets reached $52 million at year-end and in keeping with the banks strong commitment to the community, the bank had extended more than $25.7 million… Read More…

September 25, 2003

County Commerce Bank is sponsoring a Penny Drive fund raiser for the Dave & Bob Holiday Fund benefiting the Ventura County Children’s Services Auxiliary (Orphan & Foster Children of Ventura County). The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated “In the true spirit… Read More…

July 16, 2003

County Commerce Bank, the only community bank headquartered in Ventura opened for business five months ago, has reached $30.3 million in assets. Loans volume has increased to $11.2 million.  Capital ended the quarter at $7 million. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz… Read More…

June 5, 2003

County Commerce Bank will hold their First Annual Shareholder Meeting on Thursday, June 12, 2003 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the bank’s offices. The announcement was made by Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer. Kreutz stated, “The bank has been experiencing tremendous growth. This will be a very… Read More…

January 14, 2003

County Commerce Bank’s (In Organization) public stock offering was sold out in advance of the scheduled deadline of January 17, 2003. Joseph D. Kreutz, President and Chief Executive Officer, recently made the announcement and stated, “The offering was actually sold out over and above the projected $7 million plus the… Read More…