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Including San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Rosa, Fremont, Sunnyvale, San Mateo, Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Concord, and 115 other towns.

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Banking in the San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco metropolitan area is one of the wealthiest in the country. As such, many banks are established or have branches in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Oakland, Napa and other cities. In fact, there are 51 banks and 81 credit unions registered in the region with about 3,000 branch locations.

All of the large US banks have a presence here including Citibank, JP Morgan, Bank of America and Wells Fargo. Bank of the West has even been continuously operating for over 140 years.

San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, the trolley system and the art scene. However, the region is also known for its business prowess. It is the hub of the technology scene in the US and has many rich technology company executives as well as venture capitalists. The biotech industry is also large as well as traditional industries such as real estate, finance, advertising and media.

For that reason, there are plenty of banks in the region, serving all of these customers with their deposit and lending needs. As long as the economy continues to perform, banks will continue to operate in the region.

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Up To 2.20% APY, 11-Mo Pick Your Rate CD At Travis Credit Union In CA
Open an 11-month Pick Your Rate Certificate through June 5, 2017 with a minimum deposit of $2,500 and receive 1.20% APY. Get up to 2.20% APY by adding additional services
24-Month Fixed Share Certificate, 2.00% APY
1st United Services CU increased its 24-month Fixed Share Certificate rate to 2.00% APY. Min deposit is $1,000. Residents of Alameda, Contra Costa, Kings, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus Counties, California
Alliant CU (Easy Membership) Increases Savings Account APY
Deal Summary: Savings account, 1.05% APY, all balances Availability: Easy membership requirement Alliant Credit Union (Alliant CU) has raised the rate on its Savings account (1.05% APY), which can be
Alliant Savings Rate Increase
Alliant Credit Union has raised its savings account APY from 1.00 to 1.05%.
Patelco CU (CA) Adds 75 Basis Points To 60-Month CD (2.75% APY)
Deal Summary: 60-Month Certificate, 2.75% APY, $1k minimum deposit Availability: Residents of ten Northern California counties and twelve named Northern California cities; employees/retirees of 1,100+ SEGs Patelco Credit Union (Patelco
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