Team of architects discussing plans

Bank of Manhattan merging with Plaza Bank

IRVINE, California & EL SEGUNDO, California –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Plaza Bancorp, Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB), Manhattan Bancorp (OTCBB: MNHN), and Bank of Manhattan, N.A. today announced the execution of a definitive agreement providing for the merger of Manhattan Bancorp with and into Plaza Bancorp, to be followed immediately by the merger of Bank of Manhattan with and into Plaza Bank.

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Client Closeup: Advancing VERYS

Chris Antonius and Mike Zerkel were looking for a change. Both highly accomplished professionals for a leading global IT services company, each was logging more than 200 days of travel annually—rigorous schedules that began to take a toll on their professional and personal lives.

“Though we held different positions at our prior company, Chris and I knew each other really well and had a lot in common,” Zerkel said. “During one of our conversations, we both agreed we needed to re-prioritize and achieve more balance in our lives.”

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L-R: Mike Zerkel, Ben Buskey, and Chris Antonius

L-R: Mike Zerkel, Ben Buskey, and Chris Antonius

Fast Track: A Micro Loan for your Small Business

Entrepreneurs seeking small loans may benefit from the Fast Track Program. A quick and streamlined approval process makes this option ideal for newer businesses that do not have an extensive operating history.

Lending Highlights

  • $5,000 to $150,000
  • Minimum of 1 year in business
  • $500 to cover documentation and processing expenses
  • For small businesses in Southern Nevada and Southern California

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Communities in Schools of Nevada

There’s something special happening in Nevada these days, and Plaza Bank is glad to be playing a supporting role. Communities in Schools of Nevada (CIS of Nevada) is working to address one of the state’s toughest problems: an exceedingly high public school dropout rate.

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Plaza Bank makes SNL’s list of 100 top-performing banks of 2014 with assets between $500M and $5B

SNL Financial is the premier provider of breaking news, financial data and expert analysis on business sectors critical to the global economy such as banking.

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