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The Preferred Way to Bank

Founded in 1991, Preferred Bank (NASDAQ: PFBC) is one of the larger independent commercial banks headquartered in California with $6.2 billion in total assets. We have locations serving Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Houston, Texas.* We offer a full array of banking products and services with a concentration in commercial real estate loans, business loans, treasury management and premier consumer banking services. The Bank consistently places high in industry reviews for its outstanding financial performance and exceptional relationship banking services. 

Preferred Bank has been an integral part of the prosperity of the community and the success of our clients. We take great pride in our work and look forward to working with you to provide customized banking solutions to help you achieve your financial goals. 

In 2022, Preferred Bank was ranked #18 in the top 25 U.S. banks and ranked #8 by asset group in the RankingBanking: THE BEST U.S. BANKS published by Bank Director Magazine. In this annual study, Bank Director ranked the 300 largest publicly-traded banks based on metrics that examined profitability, asset quality, capital adequacy, and total shareholder return.  

Preferred Bank was ranked as the best performing community bank in the U.S. in our asset size in 2019 and the best performing community bank in California in our asset size in 2020 as noted by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

*Houston, TX is a Loan Production Office


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Open An Account Online

Anywhere, Anytime, and with Any Device!
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Preferred Home Loans

We make buying your dream home simple and easy.

Explore Home Loans

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Solutions for Businesses Big and Small

It's all part of the Preferred Way to Bank.

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Banking at Your Fingertips

Learn how easy it is to use our Mobile App. 

Remote Deposit Capture

Too busy to make it in? Make deposits effortlessly and never leave your office with our Remote Deposit Capture software.
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Standard Checking Accounts

We offer a variety of personal checking accounts, each with its own unique features and conditions. Check out our wide range of checking accounts.

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Real Estate & Construction Loans
Whether you are planning to purchase an apartment building, build homes, or refinance a shopping center, Preferred Bank has a real estate loan to meet your needs.
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Bank When and Where You Want

With the Preferred Mobile Banking app, you can conduct your banking business outside of a traditional bank branch. The most up-to-date information regarding your finances is all at your fingertips.

  • Balances and activity accessible to you on the go
  • Deposit checks right from your phone
  • Alerts to keep you connected to your account
  • Send money with Zelle®

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