05.26.2017 Congratulations to Pacific Western Bank, America's Best Bank! Every year, Forbes releases a report of the 100 Best Banks in America. The banks are ranked using 10 metrics from S&P Global Market Intelligence data: Growth, Credit Quality, Profitability, and more. For 2017, Forbes' #1 ranking of Best Bank goes to PacWest Bancorp, the holding company for Pacific Western Bank. America's Best Banks 2017 (PDF) PacWest offers commercial banking services at 77 branches throughout California. One of these is located in Ventura...not far from Staples Construction headquarters. Staples Construction has been working with PacWest in growing the company to 100M+ over the next 12-18 months. They're a great partner, and we're thrilled to see them recognized by Forbes.