A Look at Our History 1982
National Bank of California began operations in October 1982 as a business-oriented bank and an SBA lender. The first location was in the Beverly Center.

1984
Opened an office (which is now the headquarters) in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles. Declared four-for-three stock split.

1985
The bank achieved status as one of the top 10 SBA lenders in California.

1988
National Bank of California became a Small Business Administration (SBA) Preferred Loan Provider (PLP).

1992
Declared 5% stock dividend.

1994
Closed the original branch in the Beverly Center.

1998
Opened 2nd regional office in Sherman Oaks in the San Fernando Valley area.

2000
In September, National Bank of California became a wholly owned subsidiary of NCAL Bancorp (a bank holding company), positioning it for further growth and expansion.

2001
Issued $5 million of Trust Preferred securities.

2002
Opened 3rd regional office in Costa Mesa in Orange County.

2001
Issued an additional $2 million of Trust Preferred securities.

2004
Opened 4th regional office in Glendale in the San Gabriel Valley area. Reached the milestone of $250 million in total assets.

2005
Opened 5th regional office in Westlake Village in Ventura County. National Bank of California now has five locations serving customers in Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura counties.

2007
Issued a two-for-one stock split and reached the milestone of $325 million in assets.

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