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Bank of Marin Celebrates 25 Years in Business

Novato based community bank with 20 offices has contributed $4 million to nonprofits

NOVATO, CA – (January 21, 2015) – On Friday, January 23, 2015 Bank of Marin will celebrate 25 years in business.  Founded in 1990 by William P. Murray, Jr. and a group of local Marin business leaders and based on principles of community banking and legendary service, the Bank has grown from branches in San Rafael and Corte Madera to $1.8 billion in assets and 20 offices across five counties including Marin, Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco and Alameda.  Ten offices are located throughout Marin with the corporate headquarters based in Novato.  The public is invited to stop by any Bank of Marin branch the week of January 26th for refreshments.

Bank of Marin has received numerous accolades during its history, including being ranked a “Top 200 Community Bank” by American Banker Magazine.  The Bank has consistently been named one of the “Best Places to Work in the North Bay” by North Bay Business Journal and a “Top Corporate Philanthropist” by the San Francisco Business Times since 2003.

Staying true to its original mission, the Bank has given back to the community with nearly $4 million in financial contributions to local nonprofits over 25 years.  Bank employees also volunteer more than 10,000 hours a year and are actively involved as board members on more than 60 nonprofit organizations.

“Bank of Marin has always been about building strong relationships with our customers and employees, and reinvesting in the communities we serve,” said Russell A. Colombo, President and Chief Executive Officer.  “We have enjoyed 25 successful years because we are committed to measured growth while staying true to our roots.  We look forward to continuing to serve our communities for many more years to come.”