Bank of Petaluma Appoints Howard Daulton Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Greater Bay Bancorp

    PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 Greater Bay Bancorp (Nasdaq: GBBK), a $5.4 billion in assets financial
 services holding company, announced the appointment of Howard B. Daulton II as
 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Bank of Petaluma, a
 wholly-owned subsidiary of Greater Bay Bancorp.
     "Howard is a highly respected banker in Sonoma County and we are very
 excited to have him join our staff," stated Walter E. Bragdon, President and
 Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Petaluma.
     Mr. Daulton will be responsible for the Bank's day-to-day operations and
 will work directly with Walter Bragdon on increasing Bank of Petaluma's
 presence in the Sonoma County market.
     Susan K. Black, Regional President of Greater Bay Bancorp's North Bay
 Region, commented, "We are pleased that Howard has joined the Bank of Petaluma
 team.  His knowledge and expertise in the North Bay Market will complement and
 enhance the Bank's current business development activities."
     Mr. Daulton brings over 20 years of banking experience with him, most
 recently from Westamerica Bank, where he served as Regional Vice President
 responsible for Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.  Mr. Daulton holds a BA in
 Economics from San Jose State University.
     Greater Bay Bancorp through its ten subsidiary banks, Bank of Petaluma,
 Bank of Santa Clara, Bay Area Bank, Bay Bank of Commerce, Coast Commercial
 Bank, Cupertino National Bank, Golden Gate Bank, Mid-Peninsula Bank, Mt.
 Diablo National Bank and Peninsula Bank of Commerce, along with its operating
 divisions, serves clients throughout Silicon Valley, San Francisco, the San
 Francisco Peninsula, the East Bay Region, the North Bay Region and the Central
 Coastal Region.
 
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 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from those projected.  For a discussion of factors that could cause actual
 results to differ, please see the publicly available Securities and Exchange
 Commission filings of Greater Bay Bancorp, including its Annual Report on Form
 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000, and particularly the discussion of
 risk factors within such documents.
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 automated shareholder information line at 800-PRO-INFO (800-776-4636) and
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    PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 Greater Bay Bancorp (Nasdaq: GBBK), a $5.4 billion in assets financial
 services holding company, announced the appointment of Howard B. Daulton II as
 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Bank of Petaluma, a
 wholly-owned subsidiary of Greater Bay Bancorp.
     "Howard is a highly respected banker in Sonoma County and we are very
 excited to have him join our staff," stated Walter E. Bragdon, President and
 Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Petaluma.
     Mr. Daulton will be responsible for the Bank's day-to-day operations and
 will work directly with Walter Bragdon on increasing Bank of Petaluma's
 presence in the Sonoma County market.
     Susan K. Black, Regional President of Greater Bay Bancorp's North Bay
 Region, commented, "We are pleased that Howard has joined the Bank of Petaluma
 team.  His knowledge and expertise in the North Bay Market will complement and
 enhance the Bank's current business development activities."
     Mr. Daulton brings over 20 years of banking experience with him, most
 recently from Westamerica Bank, where he served as Regional Vice President
 responsible for Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.  Mr. Daulton holds a BA in
 Economics from San Jose State University.
     Greater Bay Bancorp through its ten subsidiary banks, Bank of Petaluma,
 Bank of Santa Clara, Bay Area Bank, Bay Bank of Commerce, Coast Commercial
 Bank, Cupertino National Bank, Golden Gate Bank, Mid-Peninsula Bank, Mt.
 Diablo National Bank and Peninsula Bank of Commerce, along with its operating
 divisions, serves clients throughout Silicon Valley, San Francisco, the San
 Francisco Peninsula, the East Bay Region, the North Bay Region and the Central
 Coastal Region.
 
     Safe Harbor
     This document may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from those projected.  For a discussion of factors that could cause actual
 results to differ, please see the publicly available Securities and Exchange
 Commission filings of Greater Bay Bancorp, including its Annual Report on Form
 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2000, and particularly the discussion of
 risk factors within such documents.
     For investor information on Greater Bay Bancorp at no charge, call our
 automated shareholder information line at 800-PRO-INFO (800-776-4636) and
 enter code GBBK.  For international access, dial 201-432-6555.
 
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