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Montecito Bank & Trust has received 19 Best Bank awards in the last 7 years and 6 Best Places to Work awards in the last 3 years! These awards demonstrate the confidence our customers put in our experienced teams every single day to deliver the financial services and solutions they need. This is also a testament to Santa Barbara and Ventura county residents having a deep love and loyalty for supporting local businesses. And as a locally owned community bank, we feel the love!

Best of Awards

Santa Barbara Independent
  • 7x Best Bank
  • 2x Best Mortgage Company
Santa Ynez Valley News
  • 6x Best Bank
  • 2x Best Investment Institution
Pacific Coast Business Times
  • 3x Best Place to Work
Western Independent Banker
  • 2x Bank of the Year
Santa Barbara News Press
  • 6x Best Bank
  • Best Financial Services
VC Reporter
  • 2x 3rd Best Place to Work
American Banker
  • 3x Best Bank to Work For
  • 2x Best Bank to work in California

Community Reinvestment Act Awards

  • Community Bank Award, Reaching Out to the Underserved – American Bankers Association
  • Community Commitment to Financial Literacy Award – American Bankers Association
  • Community Commitment Award for Protecting Older Americans – American Bankers Association
  • Business in Art Award – Santa Barbara Arts Advisory Committee
  • 2016 National Community Commitment Award for Protecting Older Americans from American Bankers Association
  • 2012 National Community Commitment Award for Financial Education from American Bankers Association
  • Honorable mention for Financial Education in 2016 from American Bankers Association