September 26, 2023
You are here:  Home  >  Banking & Finance  >  Banking Industry  >  Current Article

Banker, developer Towbes prioritized philanthropy


Montecito Bank & Trust Chairman Michael Towbes speaks at the Community Dividends event in 2016. Banker, philanthropist and real estate developer Michael Towbes, a man whose personal virtues were revered as much as his wealth, died April 11 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 87. Towbes owned Montecito Bank & Trust, built thousands…


    This article is only available to Business Times subscribers
  • Subscribers: or REGISTER for complete digital access.
  • Not a Subscriber? SUBSCRIBE for full access to our weekly newspaper, online edition and Book of Lists.
  • Check the STATUS of your Subscription Account.