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As a proud fixture in the Southern California community, we aim to provide the best possible service to our customers. Part of that process is transparency with our quarterly financial information, new hires, acquisitions, and future goals. Please revisit this page periodically for news and updates on where we're headed as a bank, and how that impacts the community at large.


2/17/2017 - Business Confidence Soars in First Quarter

Majority of small businesses and nearly one-third of large do not have a disaster recovery business plan in place. Read the full story.

11/29/2016 - San Diego Chamber's Economic Outlook at Lowest Level in 3 Years

The San Diego Chamber of Commerce's monthly business outlook index -- released Friday -- plunged to the lowest level in its three-year history. Read the full story

10/21/2016 - Minimum-Wage Hike Remains Concern in Monthly S.D. Chamber Survey

Despite looming minimum-wage increases, relatively few San Diego County businesses see a benefit in cutting their employees' work weeks to 30 hours, according to a recent survey. Read the full story

09/21/2016 - Business Growth & Succession Planning Workshop - Sept. 21st

Remember when you were starting your business, the excitement, the fears,the dreams and aspiration? Those feelings might be a thing of the past, but they don't have to be. Read the full story

08/17/2016 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - August 2016

The region's housing shortage continues to be a topic of much discussion and this month the Silvergate Bank-sponsored Business Forecast looks at what county businesses think of the issue. Read the full story

07/15/2016 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - July 2016

Annual measurement of government friendliness toward business and those considering moving out of the county remains stable from 2015. Read the full story

07/15/2016 - Discussion with Jerry Sanders

On June 28th, Silvergate Bank proudly provided over sixty of their clients and prospects with a healthy lunch and lively discussion with Jerry Sanders, CEO and President of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Green Acre Campus Point provided a great venue with light and delicious lunch fare but the presentation provided by Mr. Sanders' was the clear highlight. Read the full story

06/10/2016 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - June 2016

Survey respondents say starting a business in San Diego County is difficult. Following three months of erratic business confidence, this month's Silvergate Bank sponsored-Business Forecast, shows no change in outlook among county businesses from last month. Read the full story

05/29/2016 - Credit Cycle Turns Against Small Business

Despite record sales and profits in 2015 for companies great and small, bank credit appears to be contracting for small-business owners. Read the full story

05/21/2016 - Silvergate Bank on KOGO and KUSI

Bryan Shull of Silvergate Bank speaks with KOGO and KUSI regarding the business outlook for San Diego. Read the full story

05/15/2016 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - May 2016

Minimum Wage Increase Curtails Rebound of County's Business Outlook. Looming wage hike creates most angst in North Inland region, and in retail and hotel industries. Read the full story

04/26/2016 - Silvergate Bank President Moved to Help

Five San Diego City College students who have faced homelessness received a new scholarship Saturday to help them stay in school. Read the full story

04/20/2016 - Chamber's Business Index Rebounds from February Drop.

A widely followed gauge of San Diego's business activity signaled renewed strength in March after an unexpected drop the previous month. Read the full story

04/13/2016 - Carlsbad Winners!

At Silvergate Bank we truly appreciate you, our client! We are privileged to stand behind your business and support your successes. Recently, not one, not two, but three of our Carlsbad customers received awards for their professional achievements. Read the full story

03/01/2016 - Silvergate Bank Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, with net income of $1.7 million and $8.1 million, respectively. The Bank's total assets increased to $948.2 million from $864.7 million at year end 2014 and equity grew to $83.5 million from $75.6 million over the same time period. Read the full story

02/15/2016 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - February

Optimism for county business outlook continues, in the last quarter of 2015 the BOI was 19, well off its usual pace. Now the Business Outlook Index (BOI) stands at 25, a significant improvement over the latter half of 2015. Read the full story

01/31/2016 - How Remarkable is Your Team - Article from Connected Women of Influence

Powerful ! Influential! Confident ! As businesswomen, we strive to define ourselves using these words. Before we start adding comparable terms to our LinkedIn profiles, we need to ask ourselves not how impressive am I, but how remarkable is my team? Read the full story

01/15/2016 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - January

San Diego County's business outlook optimistic for start of 2016. The New Year has brought a brighter attitude among San Diego County business people. The Business Outlook Index (BOI) came off its lowest mark (16.6), surging to 23.3 currently. Read the full story

12/15/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - December

As 2015 comes to a close, the Business Outlook Index (BOI) for county businesses sets a new low at 16.6. the BOI has a range of -100 to +100, with zero indicating a neutral outlook, so local businesses remain significantly more optimistic than pessimistic. Read the full story

11/30/2015 - Lenders Work to Meet Retailers' Loan Demand During Holidays - SDBJ Article

The holiday shopping season can be extremely lucrative for retailers. Sales during November and December account for up to 40 percent of some retailers' annual revenue, according to the National Retail Federation. Read the full story

11/10/2015 - Silvergate Bank Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015, with net income of $2.3 million. Read the full story

11/10/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - November

San Diego County's Business Outlook Index at a all-time low. Businesses foresee ending the year in a slower lane. Read the full story

10/14/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - October

Affordable Care Act still a mystery to majority of San Diego Businesses, with new elements of the Affordable Care Act set to take effect in January 2016. Read the full story

9/15/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - September

Women executives underrepresented in county; Dip in outlook continues - when looking at the leaders of businesses throughout the region, how do women stack up when it comes to executive positions? Read the full story

8/15/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - August

Internships not a gold standard among businesses - Conventional wisdom tells us that internships are an essential and highly valuable opportunity for getting a job after college. Read the full story

8/11/2015 - Silvergate Bank Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, with net income of $3.1 million. Read the full story

7/17/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - July

What a difference a year makes - A year ago, a state mandate minimum wage increase had just taken effect and the city of San Diego had its own larger minimum wage increase on the horizon. Read the full story

6/15/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - June

City governments want their local businesses to succeed and business could use their local government's help to do that. Read the full story

5/18/2015 - San Diego Shimmers, Allowing Banks To Boost Lending - Article from SNL Financial

Real Estate is on solid footing and business activity is humming along in San Diego. Read the full story

5/14/2015 - KOGO / KUSI Interviews Dino D'Auria

The county's business outlook index remains solidly positive at 26.6 / The mandated reductions in water consumption of up to 35 percent could seriously impact San Diego County's economy. (Video footage courtesy of KUSI news) Read the full story

5/14/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - May

While water woes and government regulations pose a challenge to businesses, throughout the county the overall Business Outlook Index(BOI) continues to be positive. Read the full story

5/6/2015 - Rishi Malhotra of Moss Adams Guest Speaker - May Luncheon

Silvergate Bank, Barney & Barney and Moss Adams were proud to co-host the "Get Lean in 2015" Help local manufacturing businesses Read the full story

5/6/2015 - Silvergate Bank Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31,2015, with net income of $1.2 million. The Bank's total assets increased to $953.1 million and equity grew to $76.7 million. Read the full story

4/13/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - April

As Cyber-attacks continue to lead headlines, one would think that businesses across the board would ramp-up precautionary measures. this month's business forecast, sponsored by Silvergate Bank, shows that's not entirely true, particularly for small businesses. Read the full story

3/26/2015 - WD-40 CEO Garry Ridge Guest Speaker - March Luncheon

Silvergate Bank & Toward Maximum Independence were proud to co-host the "It's all about the people" Building a strong workforce event at the Handlery Hotel on March 26th. Read the full story

3/17/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - March

This month's business forecast, shows nearly 30 percent of businesses want Sacramento law makers focused on water reliability. Read the full story

3/1/2015 - Carlsbad Branch gets a makeover - Article from Carlsbad Business Journal

Besides the exterior improvements, the Carlsbad Branch has strengthened its team with experienced and friendly team members to better serve its customers. Read the full story

2/25/2015 - Silvergate Bank Reports Fourth Quarter 2014 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2014, with net income of $1.68 million and $5.11 million, respectively. The Bank's total assets increased to $864.7 million and equity grew to $75.6 million. Read the full story

2/11/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - February

This month's business forecast shows that the overal mood in the first quarter in 2015 remains moderately optimistic, with the Business Outlook Index (BOI) now at 26.5. Read the full story

1/30/2015 - Women in Business and Opportunity - Article from PCBB

Women owned enterprises are growing at a faster pace than male-owned businesses. Recent Census data indicates that 7.8MM US businesses are owned by women. Read the full story

1/21/2015 - Jazzercise President Shanna Missett Nelson guest speaker - January Luncheon

Silvergate Bank host a series of luncheons to bring together women business owners from the San Diego community to network and share ideas and learn. Read the full story

1/12/2015 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - January

Entering 2015, the business outlook for San Diego firms over the next three months remains moderately positive and the Business Outlook Index (BOI) now stands at 24.4. Read the full story

12/19/2014 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - December

This month's business forecast continues to be positive. The County's Business Outlook Index (BOI) has edged up to 26.8. Read the full story

11/5/2014 - Silvergate Bank Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the quarter and nine-month period ended September 30, 2014 with net income of $980 thousand and $3.43 million, respectively. The Bank's total assets increased to $761.8 million and equity grew to $73.9 million. Read the full story.

10/22/2014 - Silvergate Bank Names Jeffery Hurtik Chief Information Officer

Jeffery Hurtik has joined Silvergate Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, announces Alan Lane, chief executive officer. He will be responsible for oversight and updating of the Bank's information technology strategies, systems, operations, and information security. Read the full story.

9/18/2014 - San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast - September

Dino D'Auria, Chief Banking Officer of Silvergate Bank discusses the September San Diego Regional Chamber Business Forecast on the Sully Show (KOGO) . Click here (starts at 20:45).

8/6/2014 - Silvergate Bank Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the quarter and six-month period ended June 30, 2014 with net income of $1.51 million and $2.45 million, respectively. The Bank's total assets increased to $734.1 million and equity grew to $72.7 million. Read the full story.

7/7/2014 - Silvergate Bank is a Catalyst for Fast Growing Women-Owned Business Segment

Women-owned businesses are growing at a faster rate than ever. This is good news for San Diego, whose diverse economy includes female-led companies across 28 industries that in 2012 generated more than $5S0.5 million in annual revenues. Read the full story.

6/30/2014 - When Defense Industry Rebounds, Local Economy Booms

The defense industry is one of 16 export-driven industry clusters in San Diego. It represents an entire "linkage" chain from suppliers to end products, supporting services and specialized infrastructure for ship building, aircraft assembly, and defense and high-technology related products such as surveillance systems, unmanned vehicles and cyber security. Read the full story.

6/16/2014 - Small Business Banking: Finding Loans to Help your Company Grow

Business owners frequently encounter difficulties managing their cash flow as a result of credit demands, rapid business growth, slow-paying customers, time gaps between capital needs, and revenue realization. Read the full story.

5/7/2014 - Silvergate Bank Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

Silvergate Bank today announced financial results for the first three months of 2014. The Bank's net income was $943,000 for the first quarter, and at March 31, 2014 its total assets increased to $724.8 million and its equity capital grew to $71.1 million. Read the full story.

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