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Our business is understanding your business

At Bank of the West, we understand the unique banking needs of the title and escrow industries, and are dedicated to delivering customized products and services that help meet complex daily operating needs. We incorporate leading fraud prevention technology and processes into our products and have the ability to integrate with your escrow accounting systems, offering straight-through wire processing through our integrated wire platform.

Committed to American Land Title Association (ALTA) and industry best practices, our dedicated customer service team is staffed and structured to handle your high-volume, time-sensitive transactions so you can focus your resources on your high priority activities.

Flexible solutions

Consider the following products and services to help relieve the burden of complex cash and liquidity needs:

  • Digital banking
    WebDirect online banking includes wire transfers, images of paid items, balance reporting, stop payments, and current day cash position reports
  • Collection services
    Image-based lockbox, image cash letter, and more
  • Disbursement services
    Positive Pay, full and partial account reconcilement, controlled disbursement, image of paid items via transmission or CD-ROM, official checks, ACH Positive Pay processing, and zero balance accounts
  • Credit
    Term and commercial lines of credit, arbitrage lines of credit, and participation in syndicated loans
  • Customized services
    Vendor payments, escrow accounts, competitive earnings credit rates, and fraud protection
  • Dedicated call center team
    Includes additional customer service personnel providing overflow support to meet your peak operating needs


We're an active member of California Land Title Association, California Escrow Association, American Land Title Association, American Escrow Association, Escrow Institute of CA, and other state associations across the western United States.

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Note: Bank of the West has branches only in the states listed in the drop-down. At this time, we only open accounts for individuals and businesses in these states.