News & Events

12/2/2018 - The Bank of Hemet now offers text alerts for suspicious transactions on debit card purchases. This new service will allow customers to easily notify The Bank of Hemet to whether a transaction was fraudulent via text.  Customers may sign up by calling or visiting their local branch.

11/28/2018 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending September 30, 2018.  This marks the 36th consecutive quarter that the Bank has received this top rating.

7/23/2018 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending June 30, 2018.  This marks the 35th consecutive quarter that the Bank has received this top rating.

3/14/2018 - The Bank of Hemet executives and educators from Banning High School honored 70 graduates from The Bank of Hemet Scholars Program, a financial education course designed to empower students with the essential skills needed to make sound financial decisions.  The Bank of Hemet's recent partnership with the leading education technology company EverFi Inc., offer this interactive, web based financial management program to 5 local high schools at no cost to the schools or taxpayers.   

2/6/2018 - Ranked #5 of 159 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group - Q4-2017

6/12/2017 - Fiserv Bank Intelligence, a nationwide firm that provides technology solutions to the financial world, recently awarded The Bank of Hemet with the PROVEN PERFORMERS AWARD 2017.  The Bank is distinguished as one of 212 institutions nationwide to meet and maintain the highest levels of success each year from 2012 through 2016.

6/1/2017 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending March 31, 2017.  This marks the 30th consecutive quarter that the Bank has received this top rating.

5/22/2017 - The Bank of Hemet adds CardValet as the newest feature to mobile banking.  CardValet allows debit card customers to set card control preferences to match their desired usage profile and change them instantly when needed, all with a touch on their smartphone. 

4/18/2017 - Seifried & Brew, LLC (S&B), a community bank risk management firm, has named The Bank of Hemet as a Premier Financial Institution resulting from exemplary performance of balancing risk and return based on the 2016 S&B Total Risk/Return Composite Ranking.  The bank placed in the top 15th percentile of all community banks with assets between $10 million to $30 billion.  The Bank is 1 of 25 banks in California to receive this distinguished honor.

4/4/2017 - The Bank of Hemet is recognized as a "Super Premier" Bank for 2017 by The Findley Reports, Inc.  Overall 127 California banks were recognized with only 75 receiving the highest distinction of "Super Premier".

2/8/2017 - Ranked #1 among peer banks in California with an asset size between $500 million and $1 billion for the quarter ending on December 31, 2016 by DD&F.

2/7/2017 - Ranked #5 of 171 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q4-2016

1/10/2017 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending December 30, 2016.  This marks the 29th consecutive quarter that the Bank has received this top rating.

12/8/2016 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending September 30, 2016. 

11/2/2016 - Ranked #7 of 171 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q3-2016

9/9/2016 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending June 30, 2016. 

6/9/2016 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending March 31, 2016. 

5/20/2016 - The Bank of Hemet honors eight local graduating high school seniors who have distinguished themselves through outstanding academic achievement and personal excellence.  Each recipient will receive $500 to be applied towards their post-secondary education.      

5/11/2016 - The Bank of Hemet has been named in the May 2016 issue of ICBA Independent Banker "The Best of the Best", as one of the Top 25 Community Banks in the United States.  This is the sixth consecutive year that the Bank has been recognized by ICBA for its performance. 

5/3/2016 - Seifried & Brew, LLC (S&B), a community bank risk management firm, has named The Bank of Hemet as a Premier Financial Institution resulting from exemplary performance of balancing risk and return based on the 2015 S&B Total Risk/Return Composite Ranking.  The bank placed in the top 15th percentile of all community banks with assets between $10 million to $10 billion.  The Bank is 1 of only 4 banks in California to receive this distinguished honor.

4/21/2016 - Fiserv Bank Intelligence, a nationwide firm that provides technology solutions to the financial world, recently awarded The Bank of Hemet with the PROVEN PERFORMERS AWARD 2016.  The Bank is distinguished as one of 241 institutions nationwide to meet and maintain the highest levels of success each year from 2011 through 2015.   

4/5/2016 - The Bank of Hemet is recognized as a "Super Premier" Bank for 2016 by The Findley Reports, Inc.  Overall 132 California banks were recognized with only 68 receiving the highest distinction of "Super Premier".    

3/22/2016 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending December 31, 2015. 

2/5/2016 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending September 30, 2015. 

11/5/2015 - Ranked #1 of 194 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q3-2015

9/22/2015 - The Bank receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending June 30, 2015.

8/6/2015 - Ranked #1 of 195 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q2-2015

6/30/2015The Bank launches Biz Mobile for business clients. The new mobile app available for iPhone or Android mobile devices provides clients easy access to their business accounts with the ability to view balances and account history, review transfers and payments, deposit checks, and even help protect their company from fraud by reviewing Positive Pay exceptions.        

6/16/2015 - Fiserv Bank Intelligence, a nationwide firm that provides technology solutions to the financial world, recently awarded The Bank of Hemet with the PROVEN PERFORMERS AWARD 2015.  The Bank is distinguished as one of the 257 institutions nationwide and one of only five banks in California to meet and maintain the highest levels of success each year from 2010 through 2014.   

6/1/2015 - The Bank of Hemet has been recognized by DepositAccounts.com for demonstrating exceptional fiduciary responsibility in its 2015 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America.  From a list of 6,998 banks, The Bank of Hemet is ranked 76, receiving and overall institutional health rating of A+.

5/7/2015 - Ranked #2 of 199 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q1-2015

4/29/2015 - The Bank of Hemet has been named in the April 2015 issue of ICBA Independent Banker "The Best of the Best", as one of the Top 25 Community Banks in the United States.  This is the fifth consecutive year that the Bank has been recognized by ICBA for its performance.  The ranking is compiled from standard industry performance measures that include return on assets and equity.  The Bank is highlighted as a top performer in both categories. 

2/6/2015 - Ranked #2 of 202 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q4-2014

1/14/2015 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of 'Superior' for the 20th consecutive quarter. Q3-2014 

11/7/2014 - Ranked #2 of 208 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q3-2014

8/6/2014 - Ranked #2 of 209 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q2-2014

6/6/2014 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of 'Superior'. Q1-2014

6/3/2014 - The Bank of Hemet turns 40.  The first office located at 1555 W. Florida Ave in Hemet, CA opens its doors on June 3, 1974.     

6/3/2014 - The Bank of Hemet was recognized in the June issue of ICBA Independent Banker as a Top Community Bank Performer in an article titled "The Best of the Best". 

4/28/2014 - The Bank of Hemet, a locally owned and operated full-service community bank headquartered in Riverside County, announced today that it has received notification of being designated as a "Super Premier" Bank for 2013 by The Findley Reports, Inc. 

4/1/2014 - In a move to deliver innovation and added convenience in the rapidly growing mobile banking space, The Bank of Hemet is proud to expand it's consumer mobile services to now include Mobile Deposit.  

3/7/2014 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of 'Superior'. Q4-2013 

1/7/2014 - Ranked #3 of 215 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. 2013

12/5/2013 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of 'Superior'. Q3-2013 

11/21/2013 - The Bank of Hemet redesigns Business Online Banking to improve the customer experience with a fresh look and easier navigation.  

11/8/2013 - Ranked #2 of 220 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q3-2013

9/5/2013 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of 'Superior'. Q2-2013 

8/8/2013 - Ranked #4 of 225 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q2-2013

7/9/2013 - The Bank of Hemet launches the first phase of Mobile Banking, providing customers easy access to their accounts with services such as bill payment, Popmoney, online transfers, and balance history.  A downloadable app for iPhone or Android mobile devices can be found at the Apple Store, Google Play or by logging into Online Banking at www.bankofhemet.com.  The second phase of mobile banking will include check deposit capabilities and is in the early development stages.     

6/30/2013 - The Bank of Hemet receives 'Five Stars' by Bankrate.com's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending on June 30, 2013.

6/5/2013 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of 'Superior'. Q1-2013

3/5/2013 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of 'Superior'. Q4-2012

2/11/2013 - The Bank of Hemet, a locally owned and operated full-service community bank headquartered in Riverside County, announced today that it has received notification of being designated an "Exceptional Bank" for 2012 by The Findley Reports, Inc. 

2/7/2013 - Ranked #2 of 233 California banks for Overall Performance as rated by FMC, Group for 2012.  This is an exceptional achievement and exceeds the 2011 ranking in which the Bank was listed #3.  This is the Bank's fourth consecutive year to rank within the top 5% of all California banks.

11/7/2012 - The Bank of Hemet maintains the #1 ranking out of all California banks for Overall Performance as rated by FMC, Group.  Q3-2012/Q2-2012 

08/27/2012 - The Bank of Hemet kicks off the S.A.F.E. eStatement Sweepstakes to focus on the benefits of electronic statements.  Prizes totaling $1,000 will be given away during the 5 week campaign, 8/27/12-9/30/12.

8/8/2012 - Ranked #1 of 240 California banks for Overall Performance by FMC, Group. Q2-2012

8/8/2012 - The Bank of Hemet introduces its newest product, Popmoney....an innovative personal payment service that eliminates the hassles of checks and cash. Now, sending and receiving money is as easy as emailing and texting.

8/7/2012 - The Bank of Hemet receives Bauer Financials highest rating of "Superior" for 10th consecutive quarter. Q2-2012

8/6/2012 - The Bank of Hemet proudly introduces eStatements....A secure, fast, convenient, and environmentally safe way to receive bank statements.

8/1/2012 - The Bank of Hemet joins forces with the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation, Inc. (SHCPF) to protect seniors at Ramona Manor.  The Senior Crimestopper Charter Presentation will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 2:30pm.   

6/26/2012 - The Bank of Hemet launched a new consumer online banking homepage and Bank website. The new look enhances the customer experience and provides faster access to the information that customers use most.

6/20/2012 - The Bank converts to a new Bill Pay provider.  The new partnership enables the Bank to meet the growing demand for more Bill Pay features and benefits, while still offering our customers this service with no monthly service charge.  

6/6/2012 The Bank of Hemet joins the Allpoint ATM network to offer customers fee-free ATM access.  Customers may now withdraw cash from accounts and check account balances from any Allpoint ATM without incurring an ATM use fee.