About First Pacific Bank
At First Pacific Bank, we offer a personalized approach to banking, with access to decision-makers, a commitment to building relationships, and a wide range of customizable solutions to meet the unique needs of individuals, professionals, and small-to-medium-sized businesses.
Visit one of our many Southern California locations today and experience the First Pacific Bank difference.
What Sets Us Apart
Our experienced bankers have a wealth of in-market knowledge and offer a commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience.
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A Bright Future
Since our inception in 2006, First Pacific Bank has offered a personalized approach to banking, with access to decision makers, and a commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience. With an entrepreneurial spirit, an established reputation for rapid response, and the ability to adjust to market conditions, we are well positioned for long-term growth and success.
Established in 2006, First Pacific Bank was founded under the name Friendly Hills Bank to support the banking needs of the local community.
September 18, 2006
First Pacific Bank first opened its doors in 2006 under the name Friendly Hills Bank. Named after the community of Friendly Hills, the bank’s first office was in Whittier.
A few years later, a second office was opened in Santa Fe Springs.
In 2021, a holding company was formed and the Bank became a wholly owned subsidiary of Friendly Hills Bancorp.
Later that year, the Bank expanded, acquiring three Bank of Southern California branches, located in Orange, Redlands and Santa Fe Springs.
A specialty lending group was formed dedicated to providing financing solutions for commercial trucks and vehicles.
The Bank expanded to San Diego with a regional office.
Friendly Hills Bancorp announced changes to its board which included the election of three independent directors.
A full-service branch was opened in Del Mar, marking the company’s first branch location in San Diego.
The company rebranded and officially changed its name to First Pacific Bank, releasing a new logo and website.
The holding company for First Pacific Bank completed its corporate rebranding and officially changed its name to First Pacific Bancorp.
September 18, 2006
Dedicated to Supporting Our Communities
At First Pacific Bank, our commitment to providing superior service extends beyond banking.
Through ongoing investments, community partnerships, philanthropic contributions, and more, we are focused on giving back to the communities we serve—building a brighter tomorrow.