California Banking Gold Book

Announcement Beth Mills

The 2013 edition of the California Banking Gold Book, the definitive directory of California banks, is now available. The Gold Book is published by BankNews Media, one of the country’s most respected publishers of bank directories, and is endorsed by the California Bankers Association.

The California Banking Gold Book is an invaluable resource for bank professionals and companies serving the California bank market, one of the largest in the country with some 300 banks and more than 5,000 branches. The Gold Book — available in print, online, and CD versions — includes complete contact information; bank officers and directors; primary and branch locations; business hours; financial data; correspondents; and memberships for every bank in the state.

In addition, the Gold Book includes comprehensive information on federal and state government agencies and associations, including main and regional offices as well as officers and directors. The Gold Book also includes an expanded CBA section that includes the association’s committee members and a directory of affiliate members.

The print Gold Book features a large (6.5-inch by 8.5-inch) format with special lay-flat binding, making it easy to use and handle. The online version offers all the information from the print directory, plus the interactive benefits of the Web, including searchability by individual name, financial institution, primary and branch locations, and asset size. The online directory also includes contact information for government agencies and associations. The Gold Book CD provides the ability to import information directly into Excel or other spreadsheets and databases for direct mail and other marketing programs. An ebook format is also available.

The 2013 California Banking Gold Book may be purchased online at or by calling 800-336-1120, extension 7053.