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Name Number of ratings Checkbook's top rating for quality () What percent of customers rated firm "superior" on our survey for "overall quality" Areas in which the bank has branches (see key at bottom) Approximate number of branches in area
1. 1st United Services Credit Union


29 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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2. Alliance Credit Union


16 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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3. Bank of Alameda


17 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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4. Bank of America


943 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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5. Bank of Marin


24 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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6. Bank of the West


292 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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7. Bay Federal Credit Union


36 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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8. Borel Private Bank & Trust Company


22 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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9. Boston Private Bank & Trust


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10. California Bank & Trust


33 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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11. Charles Schwab Bank


22 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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12. Chase


197 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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13. Chevron Federal Credit Union


27 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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14. Citibank


252 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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15. Comerica Bank


39 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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16. CommonWealth Central Credit Union


18 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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17. Contra Costa Federal Credit Union


18 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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18. Exchange Bank


11 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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19. First Bank


10 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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20. First National Bank of Northern California


11 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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21. First Republic Bank


93 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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22. First Tech Federal Credit Union


31 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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23. Fremont Bank


42 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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24. Heritage Bank of Commerce


17 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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25. KeyPoint Credit Union


17 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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26. Mechanics Bank


148 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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27. Meriwest Credit Union


67 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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28. Pacific Service Credit Union


19 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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29. Patelco Credit Union


118 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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30. Provident Credit Union


81 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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31. Redwood Credit Union


36 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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32. San Francisco Federal Credit Union


21 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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33. San Francisco Fire Credit Union


18 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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34. San Mateo Credit Union


24 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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35. Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union


20 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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36. Stanford Federal Credit Union


35 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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37. Star One Credit Union


109 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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38. Sterling Bank & Trust


10 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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39. Technology Credit Union


41 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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40. The Golden 1 Credit Union


20 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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41. Travis Credit Union


26 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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42. UNCLE Credit Union


36 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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43. Union Bank


81 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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44. US Bank


183 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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45. USAA Federal Savings Bank


47 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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46. Wells Fargo


1226 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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47. Westamerica Bank


60 ratings Bay Area Consumers' CHECKBOOK has ratings of 46 local banks.
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