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Ranked 9th for Companies Headquartered Outside Washington

SEATTLE, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Bank, the bank subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK) has again been recognized by Seattle Business magazine as one of Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014. Ranked 9th in the Companies Headquartered Outside Washington category, this is the 4th year in a row Pacific Continental Bank has received such recognition and moved up in the rankings from 12th last year.

"It is an honor to once again be recognized as one of Washington's best places to work," said Nazim Karmali, president of the Greater Seattle Market. "We have no more valuable asset as a company than our people, and our success is directly tied to creating a positive atmosphere and nurturing culture."

This Seattle Business award celebrates companies that provide great work environments for employees, offering perks to create happy team members and a positive culture. Fieldwork–Webwork compiled data submitted anonymously by Pacific Continental employees who provided feedback in the following categories: benefits, communication, corporate culture, hiring and retention, performance standards, responsibility and decision making, rewards and recognition, training and education, and work environment.

Headquartered in Eugene, Ore., Pacific Continental Bank has offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma and Vancouver, Wash.

About Pacific Continental Bank

Pacific Continental Bank, the operating subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation, delivers highly personalized services through 14 banking offices in Oregon and Washington. The Bank also operates a loan production office in Tacoma, Washington. With $1.5 billion in assets, Pacific Continental has established one of the most unique and attractive metropolitan branch networks in the Northwest with offices in three of the region's largest markets including Seattle, Portland and Eugene. Pacific Continental targets the banking needs of community-based businesses, health care professionals, professional service providers and nonprofit organizations.

Since its founding in 1972, Pacific Continental Bank has received numerous awards and recognitions from highly regarded third-party organizations including The Seattle Times, the Portland Business Journal and Oregon Business magazine. A complete list of the company's awards and recognitions – as well as supplementary information about Pacific Continental Bank – can be found online at Pacific Continental Corporation's shares, a component of the Russell 2000 Index, are listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "PCBK."

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