• Commercial Bank of California

    • BANKS/CREDIT UNIONS
    One Pointe Drive
    Suite 100
    Brea, CA 92821
    (714) 482-2203
    (714) 671-6851 (fax)
    Hours:
    Our branches are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

    About Us

    Commercial Bank of California (CBC) is one of the nation’s highest capitalized banks, ranking in the top 6%. A full-service, FDIC-insured, community bank headquartered in Irvine, California, CBC is read more
    • About

      Commercial Bank of California (CBC) is one of the nation’s highest capitalized banks, ranking in the top 6%. A full-service, FDIC-insured, community bank headquartered in Irvine, California, CBC is owned, built and run by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Local business leaders such as William Lyon, Paul Folino, and Alex Meruelo serve on the Board of Directors. Inspired by the best practices and experience of the Meruelo Group, CBC specializes in delivering customized, highly personalized banking services to small and mid-sized California businesses and entrepreneurs.
      CBC was founded a decade ago and today has among the highest capital ratios in the country, as well as a talented and dedicated team of bankers. In June 2013, the bank began executing a new strategic plan designed to power its growth for the next decade. To realize that vision, the bank strengthened its executive management. The first strategic appointment was Mike Sisk as Chief Financial Officer. The bank then appointed Founding President & Chief Executive Officer Bala Balkrishna as Chairman of the Board. He succeeded General William Lyon, who retired after ten years of service to the bank. In September 2013, Ash Patel, well-respected senior banker, was named President and Chief Executive Office. In October 2013, Christopher Colella was appointed Chief Credit Officer.
      New leadership has brought new dynamism to the bank. CBC’s management team immediately implemented an innovative strategic plan to transform CBC into a $1 billion bank over the next five years. The bank has also focused on creating an

    • Whom to Contact

      • Molly D. Millican
        Sr. Vice President
        Phone: (714) 482-2203
        Fax: (714) 671-6851
      • Champika Ranasinghe
        AVP, Relationship Officer
        Phone: (714) 482-2217
        Fax: (714) 671-6851
    • Directions

      Our North County office is at the intersection of the 57 Fwy and Lambert Rd in Brea. The South County office is located at the intersection of Jamboree Rd. and MacArthur Blvd. in Irvine.