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Montecito Bank & Trust has received 19 Best Bank awards in the last 7 years and 7 Best Place to Work awards in the last 4 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

  • 4x Best Place to Work

Western Bankers Association

  • 2017 Bank of the Year

Santa Barbara News Press

  • 6x Best Bank
  • Best Financial Services

VC Reporter

  • 2x 3rd Best Bank

American Banker

  • 3x Best Bank to Work For

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