SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Locally owned and operated Lighthouse Bank (OTC Bulletin Board: LGHT) is named the top rated bank on the Central Coast, according to a report released by FMC Consulting Group. The Bank ranked 12th among the 230 State Charted Banks in California based on 2011 operating results. The report analyzes banks based upon a number of key performance factors including asset quality, earnings and operational efficiency.
Lighthouse Bank's strong financial performance has been widely recognized by industry analysts. The Bank was recently named a 4-Star "Excellent" bank by Bauer Financial Inc, an independent bank research firm. The Findley Reports, Inc., named Lighthouse Bank a "Super Premier" Performing Bank based upon its 2011 operating results. The designation is the highest rating established by the highly regarded financial industry consulting firm.
Lighthouse Bank was founded in Santa Cruz in 2007 and has experienced uncommon success since opening. The Bank is dedicated to providing exceptional personalized service and offers a unique worldwide ATM fee rebate program and complimentary business courier service throughout Santa Cruz County.
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