Banking in Big Bear just got a lot easier! Now open! New 24/7 ATM located at Big Bear City’s CSD!

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    Handle your banking beyond business hours. With our free online banking and bill pay services you can manage your accounts anytime.

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    Looking for a business or real estate loan? We believe every loan transaction is unique and we don’t like to say no.

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    The First Mountain

    First Mountain is a bank where helping our clients achieve financial success is our primary mission. That's what makes us different.

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    Welcome to First Mountain, the best in local community banking.

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    We bring the bank to you. Save time and money with our cash management and online banking services.

Why Bank with First Mountain? 

The short answer is that We're Here to Help You Succeed

  • Our people. We deliver the service that other banks just talk about.
  • We provide financing and deposit services to businesses and real estate investors.
  • We've served the mountain and high desert communities of San Bernardino County since 1981
Discover why our open-minded approach makes your banking more pleasureable with First Mountain.  


PBB/FMB Merger FDIC Insurance Disclosure Statement

First Mountain Bank merged with Premier Business Bank (“PBB”) on January 29, 2016, and is now a division of Premier Business Bank. First Mountain Bank, Premier Business Bank, and Premier Bank of Palos Verdes (also a division of PBB) are the same FDIC-insured institution. Deposits held at any one of these banks are not separately insured, but combined to determine whether a depositor has exceeded the $250,000 federal deposit insurance limit.

If you have questions regarding your FDIC insurance coverage, please refer your inquiries to one of our experienced customer service representatives.

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As part of Premier Business Bank, First Mountain Bank is recognized as part of the most elite group of banks in the nation. For the 20th straight quarter we have earned the highest rating by Bauer Financial, Inc. The ‘5-Star’ rating is for superior capital ratios, profitability trend, investment portfolio and liquidity. Bauer Financial has earned the reputation of “the nation’s bank rating service,” and they rate us amongst the strongest banks in the nation.