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Made at Sac State


            Have you seen us on the Sacramento State Highway 50 billboard yet? Recently, Five Star Bank was invited to be a part of the “Made at Sac State” campaign. The university hosted all of our Sacrame...

Does “Too Big to Fail” Really Mean Too Complex to Manage?


A recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece written by Richard Fischer and Harry Rosenblum calls for bringing back balance and parity to the financial system and to level the playing field between community banks and other players in the ind...

California Banking and Recovery


Recently, there was some good news released regarding California banks and their effect on the state’s economy. Authored by economists Chris Thornberg and Jordan Levine of Beacon Economics, the study behind the 2012 California Banking &a...

What is an Emerging Business?


At Five Star Bank take great pride in what we do well. The team we have assembled includes experts in many different facets of business banking. We’re an SBA preferred lender and have a great deal of experience in small business banking. ...

Next Economy :: Full Steam Ahead


The Next Economy project is moving right along and another Regional Forum is set for February 17. Here’s a little preview.   I’m pleased to report that through the efforts of the Center for Strategic Economic Research, five distinct bu...

On Track to Get Back On Track? Maybe.


I had the pleasure of attending the Sacramento Business Review’s 2012 Economic Forecast event earlier this week. Business, academic, and civic leaders from throughout the region gathered and eagerly anticipated hearing what has become the...

Commercial Real Estate Market Hinges on So Much More


Did you see mention of a new white paper that says commercial real estate across the country is already in an upswing? This encouraging news is courtesy of Forward Management, LLC. Their latest whitepaper, titled Inflection Point: The Star...

New Year, New Opportunities


I really enjoy the start of a new year. Thinking of all the great things that are yet to be accomplished really brings out the optimist in me. Now a couple of weeks in, we are off and running at Five Star Bank and I hope you too are enjoyin...

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