|This entry refers to a departed business — a business that has closed or left town. Information here is mostly for historical reference.|
Coast Commercial Bank, was founded locally in February of 1982. Coast Commercial Bank merged with Greater Bay Bank on February 24, 2004. The new owners allowed Coast Commercial Bank to keep the same sign and letterhead. Hence, not many people noticed the change.
Greater Bay Bank
With the purchase of Coast Commercial Bank, the total number of branches for Greater Bay Bank rose to 41. Greater Bay Bank operated as Coast Commercial Bank in Santa Cruz County. Greater Bay Bank operated under other names such as Mid-Peninsula Bank, Bank of Petaluma, Golden Gate Bank, Peninsula Bank of Commerce, Mount Diablo National Bank and Santa Clara Valley National Bank.
Greater Bay Bank merged with Wells Fargo Bank on March 15, 2008. The Coast Commercial Bank branches were to become branches of Wells Fargo Bank. Where there was a nearby branch of Wells Fargo Bank, (Aptos, Capitola and Downtown Santa Cruz) they sold the Coast Commercial Bank location.
|7775 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003-3927|
|1850 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010-2505|
|75 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4513|
(The building at 75 River Street has been the home for six different financial companies from 1966-2008.)
*The following 3 locations are now Wells Fargo Bank branches.
1975 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95065-1835
|203 Mount Hermon Road, Suite A, Scotts Valley, CA 95066-4088|
|1055 South Green Valley Road, Watsonville, CA 95076-4164|
|Byron Scordelis, CEO|
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