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Our Company


At Preferred Bank, we truly believe we are

The Preferred Way to Bank.


Preferred Bank (NASDAQ: PFBC) is one of the larger independent commercial banks headquartered in California with $6.2 billion in total assets. Since 1991, Preferred Bank has served the financial needs of its valued customers and communities. Our Headquarters office is located in Downtown Los Angeles. 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. We can give you the personalized one-on-one service that you are looking for which is often lacking from today's big banks.

The Bank consistently places high in industry reviews for its outstanding financial performance and exceptional relationship banking services.

In 2022, Preferred Bank was ranked #18 in the top 25 U.S. banks overall 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.

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.


Stop by one of our local branches and experience for yourself, The Preferred Way to Bank!
*Houston, TX is a Loan Production Office 



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