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Plaza Bancorp Announces Record 3rd Quarter 2017 Financial Results

October 12, 2017

PLAZA BANCORP, THE HOLDING COMPANY OF PLAZA BANK, ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 (unaudited)  Financial highlights for the quarter ended September 30, 2017: Net Income of $4.1 million, or $0.13 per diluted share ROAA 1.31%, ROAE 12.72% Efficiency ratio improves to 55.8% Net interest margin increases to 5.01% Assets per employee $7.9… Read more »

Plaza Bancorp Announces 2nd Quarter 2017 Financial Results

July 20, 2017

PLAZA BANCORP, THE HOLDING COMPANY OF PLAZA BANK, ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR JUNE 30, 2017 (unaudited) Highlights for the quarter ended June 30, 2017: New loan commitments increase 25.4% to $108 million Total deposits up $84 million, or 8.5% ROAA 1.19%, ROAE 11.32% Efficiency ratio improves to 57.2% Net interest margin increases to 4.83% IRVINE,… Read more »

Plaza Bancorp Announces 1st Quarter 2017 Financial Results

April 27, 2017

PLAZA BANCORP, THE HOLDING COMPANY OF PLAZA BANK, ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE QUARTER ENDED MARCH 31, 2017 (unaudited) Click Here for Downloadable PDF Highlights for the quarter: Earnings per diluted share increased 20% over last quarter and 50% over prior year quarter ROAA 1.25%, ROAE 12.17% Efficiency ratio improves to 59.3% Net interest margin… Read more »

Rick Sowers Named President of Plaza Bancorp and Plaza Bank

January 20, 2017

IRVINE, CA–(January 12, 2017) – Plaza Bancorp (PLZZ.OB) (the “Company”), the holding company of Plaza Bank (the “Bank”), is pleased to announce it has named Rick Sowers as President of both the Company and Bank, effective January 1, 2017. Gene Galloway, who has served as President and CEO since 2009, will remain CEO of the… Read more »

Plaza Bancorp, the holding company of Plaza Bank, announces financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016 (unaudited)

October 19, 2016

THIRD QUARTER 2016 HIGHLIGHTS – COMPARED TO PRIOR QUARTER 51% annualized growth in deposits Assets up 29% annualized to $1.2 billion Loans held for investment increased $41 million Net interest margin improved to 4.77% IRVINE, CA – October 18, 2016: Plaza Bancorp (PLZZ.OB) (the “Company”), the holding company of Plaza Bank (the “Bank”), reported unaudited net income… Read more »

Plaza Bank Thanks our US Military at the NAIOP San Diego Golf Tournament

September 21, 2016

Tim Himstreet with local Marine

This year’s event, hosted at Morgan Run golf course on Monday, September 19, 2016, raised $90,000 for military men and women! NAIOP stands for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. Plaza Bank’s Tim Himstreet has served on the NAIOP San Diego board since 2001. The board is responsible for continuing growth in commercial… Read more »

EMV Chip Debit Card Frequently Asked Questions

September 9, 2016

What is an EMV? EMV stands for (Europay, MasterCard® and VISA®) and is the new global standard for cards equipped with computer chips and technology used to more securely authenticate chip-card transactions. Why is Plaza Bank migrating to EMV chip enabled cards? All major US credit card vendors have implemented this change and Plaza Bank… Read more »