OCB Bancorp, parent company of Ojai Community Bank, raised additional funds by issuing $3 million of subordinated notes to facilitate future growth. “During this extended period of low rates, many corporations have found it advantageous to issue corporate bonds instead of common stock to assist capital growth,” President and CEO Dave Brubaker said in a Read More →Read More →
OCB Bancorp, parent company of Ojai Community Bank, Santa Barbara Community Bank, Ventura Community Bank and Santa Paula Community Bank, reported April 28 that it experienced strong growth in the first quarter of 2016. Loans reached $183 million, increasing by approximately $6 million for the first quarter, for an annualized growth rate of 15 percent. Read More →Read More →
OCB Bancorp, the parent company of Ojai Community Bank, increased its year-over-year net income by 142 percent in 2015. OCB Bancorp’s net income grew from $380,000 in 2014 to $921,000 in 2015, or 40 cents in earnings per share. Total loans increased $48.2 million or 37.5 percent to $176.5 million in 2015. Total assets rose Read More →Read More →
The parent company of Ojai Community Bank has increased its net income 52 percent year to date for the nine months ending Sept. 30, according to OCB Bancorp’s third-quarter report. OCB Bancorp, also the parent company of Santa Barbara Community Bank, Ventura Community Bank and Santa Paula Community Bank, increased its total loans by $48 Read More →Read More →
Santa Barbara’s newest banking office, Santa Barbara Community Bank, opened its doors quietly on Oct. 22.Read More →
The parent company of Ojai Community Bank is tapping veteran South Coast banker Eloy Ortega to open a new Santa Barbara branch.Read More →
As the last bank in the region exits the Troubled Asset Relief Program on the five-year anniversary of the federal aid program, the U.S. Treasury has recouped most of its investment in the Tri-Counties, taking a loss of $3.2 million on the $259.6 million it disbursed to area lenders.
By paying off $2.1 million in federal aid it received at the height of the financial crisis, Ojai Community Bank becomes the last of the region’s banks to exit TARP. All told, the U.S. Treasury received $256.4 million on the $259.6 million in aid it disbursed to nine banks in the Tri-Counties.Read More →