Awards & Recognition

 Proven Performers


The Bank of Hemet ranked among the Top 4% of banks nationwide!

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 2014.

The Fiserv Proven Performers Award Program is designed to recognize banks that have sustained banking excellence for five consecutive years. Bank Intelligence Solutions at Fiserv conducted an extensive study of every eligible bank in the United States and those that met the stringent criteria for sustained profitability, growth and risk management performance over a period of the last five years were named Proven Performers. Fiserv recognized 266 exceptional banks as Proven Performers out of 5,747 banks in the United States.

The Bank of Hemet is distinguished as one of the 266 institutions nationwide and one of only five banks in California to meet and maintain the highest levels of success each year from 2009 through 2013.

Fiserv has recognized this accomplishment each year since 2011 and the Bank is proud to announce that we have been a recipient each year since its inception.   


Bauer Financial 5 Star Superior Rating, Q3-2014  

The Bank of Hemet is one of only three banks headquartered in Riverside or San Bernardino County to be awarded a 5-Star (“Superior”) Rating from Bauer Financial, Inc., an independent bank rating company. Bauer’s 5-Star Rating, their highest performance ranking, represents an independent, unbiased analysis of a financial institution’s safety and soundness position. Bauer has been analyzing and reporting the financial condition of the nation’s banking industry since 1983.

The Bank of Hemet is pleased to announce that this is our 20th consecutive quarter to receive a 5-Star rating.

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Ranked #2 of California's 202 banks in Overall Performance by FMC, 2014  

The Bank of Hemet is proud to announce its current ranking as #2 over all banks in the state of California for Overall Performance by FMC, Group for the quarter ending December 31, 2014.  This ranking is based on return on assets, return on equity, efficiency and other various categories.  The Bank of Hemet has continually placed within the top 5% of California Banks since 2009.     


The Bank of Hemet receives Highest Rating for Financial Strength and Stability

The Bank of Hemet receives a "Five Star" rating from's Safe & Sound® Ratings Service for the quarter ending on September 30, 2014.  Five stars is the highest award and defined as a "Superior" ranking of relative financial strength and stability.

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Recognized as one of California's "Super Premier" Performing Banks by The Findley Reports, Inc. for 2013

The Bank of Hemet has been designated as a "Super Premier" Bank for 2013 by The Findley Reports, Inc.  129 California banks were eligible, with only sixty banks receiving this distinction.  As a highly regarded financial industry consulting firm, The Findley Reports has been recognizing the financial performance of banking institutions in California for over forty years.  Four basic traits were considered in addition to each Bank's financial performance: stability of board and management; organizational health; balance within the balance sheet with core earnings and control of the risk profile of the organization; strong partner relationships with their customers, shareholders, regulators and industry.

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The Bank of Hemet makes SNL Financials Top 100 "Best Performing Community Banks" in the U.S.

The Bank of Hemet was among the top 100 best-performing community banks in 2012, according to a ranking compiled by SNL Financial LC, a Virginia based information services firm.  SNL ranked the best-performing banks using six core financial metrics that focus on profitability, asset quality, and growth in 2012.  With assets just under $450 million, The Bank of Hemet was one of only three California banks to receive this honor. (Community banks with assets less than $500M.)  

ICBA Independent Banker Highlights The Bank of Hemet as a Top Performer Among the Nation's Community Banks.

The Bank of Hemet has been named in the June 2014 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 fourth 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.