About Us

About Us

Since its founding in 1977, Bank of the Sierra has grown to become the largest independent bank in the southern San Joaquin Valley, with nearly $2 billion in assets. We currently operate 33 full-service branches and a loan production office, providing a full range of retail and commercial banking services to California's South Central Valley and neighboring communities, the Central Coast, and select Southern California locations including Ventura County and the Santa Clarita Valley. Offering more than just financial services, Bank of the Sierra is committed to providing the benefits of local banking with a focus on improving the communities we serve.

Brand Promise

We will help make every community that we’re in better.

Brand Story

A fulfilling life is within every one of us. Every choice, every action, is another step on the way to your goals. Let’s get there together. Bank of the Sierra is your local guide. We’ve traversed these roads before, so we understand what it takes. Commitment. Confidence. Loyalty. Independence.

It’s how we serve you well and make our communities better. We take the journey with you, share your goals, support you through life’s ups and downs, and build the community together.

We believe it’s the right way to do things – side by side.

7 Key Strategies

Keep Thinking – Anticipate and meet needs with a broad range of solutions.

Keep Serving – Provide quality service on a timely, competitive basis.

Keep Learning – Be passionate about being the right person on the team.

Keep Growing – Encourage creativity and maximize every opportunity to improve.

Keep Giving – Serve our communities through involvement and reinvestment.

Keep Striving – Be disciplined; aim for excellence.

Keep Smiling – Enjoy the journey and have fun along the way.

View Bank of the Sierra on Market Watch under the symbol BSRR. Annual Reports and other investor information are available from the Public Register's Annual Report Service or can be downloaded directly from our Financial Reports page.

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