How Five Star Bank Serves Customers and Communities

Customers should be served by the “Best of the Best.”

Five Star Bank consistently achieves high performance ratings from bank rating agencies and industry associations.
  • The Findley Report rates Five Star Bank as a “Super Premier Performer” (their top rating category). 
  • The Independent Community Bankers Association ranks Five Star Bank among the top 25 independent banks in the nation among our peer group, coming in at #18 in the nation. We are proud to be the only bank in our northern California peer group to be so acknowledged.
  • S&P Global listed Five Star Bank among the top performing banks in the nation.

Customers benefit from those with extensive, local market knowledge.

Five Star Bank was founded in 1999 by a group of local entrepreneurs who wanted to create the kind of personalized banking services they desired themselves – services inspired by partnership and defined by shared vision and goals. Today, Five Star Bank is guided by purpose-driven banking, community stewardship, regional and industry expertise, a speed to serve and a commitment to economic development in the communities we serve.

Customers should have business partners who champion their success.

We’re deeply connected and engaged in our community. Our customers are, too. Five Star Bank champions local economic development by connecting our customers to each other. In need of an attorney, business advisor, accountant, doctor, agriculture expert or venture capitalist? Our diverse customer base, and desire to enhance our customers’ success through our referral system, sets us apart. We also understand that when it comes to business, timing is critical. Our sense of urgency and speed to serve customers are part of the foundation of our success.
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“FIVE STAR BANK has been absolutely amazing. We would not be here without them.”
Kathy Fennessy & Mary
Owners, Hoshall’s
Salon & Spa
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“Our family of companies proudly banks with FIVE STAR. Together, we are a winning combination for entrepreneurship.”
Mark Haney
The Haney Biz Project
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“Everyone thought I was crazy to plant my own orchard. FIVE STAR BANK understands the Ag-Tech space and helped make it possible.”
Arun Ohri
Jubilant Earth Nurseries
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“FIVE STAR BANK was pivotal in making the building and financing happen. We’re excited about continuing this relationship.”

Brandon Weber
Founder, The Urban Hive

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“FIVE STAR BANK understands the business aspect of manufactured housing and what it takes to go in and create value.”

Eli Weiner
Cascade Corporate Management

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“We appreciate that FIVE STAR BANK shares our mission and values. The bank has been a strong community partner for Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera.”

Alice Sauro
Executive Director
Sacramento Philharmonic