We're Building a Better Business Bank for You


Better Together: CBC and CBB

Dear Client,

As California’s first FDIC-insured Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Community Bank of the Bay has always practiced local, values-aligned and relationship-based banking.

And this isn’t going to change. Together, with Commercial Bank of California, we’re building a better business bank for California.

Community Bank of the Bay is delighted to announce our exciting partnership with Commercial Bank of California. This partnership brings together two complementary institutions with very similar cultures and a relationship-based approach to banking, creating more opportunities to improve the lives of people across California.

The alignment of our two institutions will create a unique banking experience that better serves you—our clients. Once we combine our two reputable banking platforms, we will create a transformative business bank with expanded product offerings. We’ll continue to provide the same great personal attention that you’ve come to rely on.

Uniting Commercial Bank of California and Community Bank of the Bay means:

  • A larger purpose-driven community business bank
  • Advanced capacity to serve the needs of our clients throughout California
  • Expanded product offerings with the latest tools in banking at your fingertips
  • Greater impact for our California communities
  • Increased financial stability and strength for our bank

Thank you for your trust in us. We remain ready to serve you as your trusted financial partner. We’re excited for this next chapter of growth and the opportunity to build a better business bank for you!



William S. Keller, CEO, Community Bank of the Bay

Ash Patel, Chairman, CEO and President, Commercial Bank of California