Fremont Bank Recognized as “Best Bank” and “Most Community-Minded Company” in Fremont

FREMONT, Calif., May 30, 2013 - Fremont Bank, a leading full-service community bank in California, has been named Fremont’s “Best Bank” and “Most Community-Minded Company.” The recognitions are part of The 2013 Best of Fremont Readers’ Choice Awards recently published by the Fremont Bulletin, an affiliate community newspaper of the San Jose Mercury News.

Fremont Bulletin readers were encouraged to submit their nominees for the “best” in more than 100 categories, and the winners represent the top recommendations of local residents.

“Our goal is to be the premier bank in our communities,” said Fremont Bank President Andy Mastorakis. “To have the endorsement of the Fremont community is truly an honor.”

In addition to partnering financially with thousands of local residents, Fremont Bank is consistently ranked as one of the Bay Area’s most generous companies by the San Francisco Business Times.

Through its Corporate Giving Program  and the Fremont Bank Foundation, the bank has given $400,000 to community-based nonprofits so far in 2013.

Fremont Bank supports numerous nonprofits located in Fremont, including:

  • Abode Services
  • Kidango
  • Fremont Unified School District
  • HERS Breast Cancer Foundation
  • SAVE
  • Fremont Symphony Orchestra
  • LIFE ElderCare
  • Tri-City Volunteers
  • Alameda County Library Foundation
  • Fremont Candle Lighters
  • Olive Hyde Art Guild
  • Ohlone College Foundation
  • Tri-City Health Center
  • Star Struck
  • Centerville Free Dining Room
  • Washington Hospital Healthcare Foundation
  • Tri-City Free Breakfast
  • Fremont Education Foundation
About Fremont Bank

Fremont Bank ( is a leading retail and commercial bank, California mortgage lender, award-winning top philanthropic business and consistently ranks in Bay Area News Group’s “Top Bay Area Workplaces.” Founded in 1964, Fremont Bank is one of the oldest independent family-owned and managed banks in the state and focuses on personalized service for clients. It has 18 branches across the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, and Monterey with loan production offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles counties. Find Fremont Bank on Facebook at and on Twitter at @FremontBank.

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