Publicly Traded Banks in California

U.S. Exchanges

List of Publicly Traded Banks in California Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges

The banks on this list are publicly traded banks or savings institutions with branches in the state of California. Here are a few highlights regarding this group of companies:

  • The banks in the first section (California Banks) are small or mid-cap companies that have branches primarily in the state of California.
  • The banks in the second section are Pacific regional or are multi-regional banks with branches in California. These banks include a mix of small, mid and large-cap companies.


If you are looking for a publicly traded bank with branches in California that is not listed here, you might find it one of two places:

Additional publicly traded banks can be found in our main banks section which can be accessed through the link below:

List of Publicly Traded Banks

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California Banks

Banc of California, Inc. (BANC) (Branches in southern California and loan production offices in California, Nevada, Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, Indiana, Maryland and Virginia)

Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC) (Branches in Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, Sonoma and Napa counties)

Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) (Holding company for Cathay Bank)

CVB Financial Corporation (CVBF) (Holding company for Citizens Business Bank)

Heritage Commerce Corp (HTBK)  (Holding company for Heritage Bank of Commerce)

Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. (PPBI) (Branches throughout southern California)

PacWest Bancorp (PACW) (Holding company for Pacific Western Bank; Los Angeles, Orange and San Francisco counties)

Preferred Bank (PFBC) (Los Angeles, Orange and San Francisco counties)

RBB Bancorp (RBB) (IPO July 26, 2017; holding company for Royal Business Bank)

Sierra Bancorp (BSRR) (Holding company for Bank of the Sierra; branches in central and southern California

TriCo Bancshares (TCBK) (Holding company for Tri Counties Bank; branches throughout central and northern California)

Westamerica Bancorporation (WABC) (Branches throughout central and northern California)

Regional and Multi-Regional Banks Headquartered in California

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) (Headquarters in California; holding company for East West Bank; locations in the U.S. and China)

First Republic Bank (FRC) (Subsidiaries provide private wealth management, private banking and private business banking services; headquarters in California)

Hanmi Financial Corporation (HAFC) (Holding company for Hanmi Bank; headquarters in California)

Hope Bancorp, Inc. (HOPE) (Super-regional Korean-American bank)   

Luther Burbank Corporation (LBC) (IPO December 8, 3017; holding company for Luther Burbank Savings)

Opus Bank (OPB) (Commercial bank; headquarters in California)

SVB Financial Group (SIVB) (Subsidiaries include Silicon Valley Bank, SVB Capital and SVB Private Bank)

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) (Banking, insurance and financial services; approximately 8,700 locations with offices in 36 countries)

Regional and Multi-Regional Banks with Branches in California

Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (BPFH) (Headquarters in Massachusetts; holding company for Boston Private Bank and Trust; branches in multiple regions)

Comerica Incorporated (CMA) (Holding company for Comerica Bank; branches in Texas, Michigan, California, Arizona and Florida)

First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (FCNCA) (Holding company for First Citizens Bank & Trust Company; branches in approximately 18 states and Washington, DC.; headquarters in North Carolina)

HomeStreet, Inc. (HMST) (Holding company for HomeStreet Bank and HomeStreet Capital Corporation; branches, loan centers and lending centers in Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii)

Sterling Bancorp, Inc. (SBT) (IPO November 17, 2017; holding company for Sterling Bank and Trust)

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) (Holding company for Western Alliance Bank; branches in Arizona, California and Nevada)

Zions Bancorporation (ZION) (Holding company for Zion’s Bank; branches throughout the western region of the United States)

Related Links:

Publicly Traded Companies in California

List of Bank ETFs

Publicly Traded Companies by Sector and Industry