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5-Star BAC Community Bank Forging Community Partnerships for 51 Years

May 31, 2016: BAC Community Bank, Stockton, California is honored to announce it has earned BAUERFINANCIAL Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating. A 5-Star rating indicates that BAC Community Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation, excelling in such areas as capital, loan quality, profitability and much more.

Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, recognizes that, “As market conditions continue to change, banking institutions must be adept enough to evolve with them. With BAC Community Bank’s stellar financial condition and track record, we have no doubt in its ability to do so. The community is privileged to have such a strong financial partner in its midst.”

Originally established in 1965 as Bank of Agriculture and Commerce (or BAC), it also operated as ECC Bank in East Contra Costa County. The Berberian family, which owns the bank, along with the bank’s board and management, decided to rename the bank as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations in 2015. Today, 51 years after its inception, BAC Community Bank ( operates through conveniently located branch offices in Antioch, Brentwood, Concord, Discovery Bay, Lodi, Modesto, Oakley and Stockton and also has a loan production office in Tracy.

BAC Community Bank: “banking. always connected.”

Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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