COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (Nasdaq:PMBC), the parent holding company of Pacific Mercantile Bank, an FDIC insured, California state-chartered commercial bank, will host a conference call to discuss its financial results for second quarter year 2010, after market close, at 4:00 P.M. Eastern time, 1:00 P.M. Pacific time, on Thursday, August 19, 2010. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing toll free 1-877-317-6789, (international dial in 1-412-317-6789), five to ten minutes prior to the initiation of the conference call. A replay of the conference call will be available one hour after the end of the conference call and through September 17, 2010, at 9:00 AM EDT by dialing 1-877-344-7529 (international toll: 1-412-317-0088) and entering the access code conference number 443796. A replay of the conference call also will be available, and will be archived through September 17, 2010, on the Pacific Mercantile Bank website, http:/www.pmbank.com, under Investor Relations: Earnings Conference Calls.

About Pacific Mercantile Bancorp

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp is the parent holding company of Pacific Mercantile Bank, which opened for business March 1, 1999. The Bank is an FDIC insured, California state-chartered bank and a member of the Federal Reserve System and provides a wide range of commercial banking services to businesses, business professionals and individual clients through its combination of traditional banking financial centers and comprehensive, sophisticated electronic banking services. 

The Bank operates a total of seven financial centers in Southern California, four of which are located in Orange County, one of which is located in Los Angeles County, one of which is located in San Diego County and the other of which is located in the Inland Empire in San Bernardino County. The four Orange County financial centers are located, respectively, in the cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa (which is visible from the 405 and 73 Freeways), La Habra and San Juan Capistrano (which is our South County financial center that is visible from the Interstate 5 Freeway). Our financial center in Los Angeles County is located in the city of Beverly Hills. Our San Diego financial center is located in La Jolla and our Inland Empire financial center is located in the city of Ontario, visible from the Interstate 10 Freeway. In addition to the Bank's physical locations, it offers comprehensive banking services over its Internet Bank, which is accessible 24/7 worldwide at www.pmbank.com .

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CONTACT:  Pacific Mercantile Bancorp          Nancy Gray, EVP & CFO          Barbara Palermo, EVP & IR          714-438-2500

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