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Bank of Marin Bancorp Announces James S. Kimball as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


Bank of Marin Bancorp ("Bancorp" or "BMRC") (NASDAQ:BMRC), parent
company of Bank of Marin (the "Bank"), announced today that James S.
Kimball will be joining the Bank as an executive vice president in the
newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, effective October 16,
2017. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Kimball will have responsibility
for the management of the Bank's lines of business, including Commercial
Banking, Retail Banking, Wealth Management & Trust and Marketing.

"The addition of Jim as our new Chief Operating Officer positions us
well to manage the accelerated growth of the Bank as we prepare for our
pending acquisition of Bank of Napa and the expansion of our presence
across the Bay Area," said Russell A. Colombo, President and Chief
Executive Officer. "Jim has spent the majority of his career working in
the same geographic footprint as Bank of Marin and has a proven track
record for building and managing high performing middle market
commercial banking teams. He also founded the wine industry specialty
practice at Wells Fargo and will be valuable in helping us expand our
winery relationships. We believe his experience and skill set is ideally
suited to help Bank of Marin execute on our strategic growth initiatives
and continue enhancing the value of our franchise."

Mr. Kimball has more than 28 years of commercial banking experience and
joins Bank of Marin from Wells Fargo Bank, where he most recently served
as Senior Vice President and Region Head for the North Coast Regional
Commercial Banking Office and Wine Industry Specialty Group. During his
nine years at Wells Fargo, among other accomplishments, Mr. Kimball
founded the wine industry specialty practice, which assisted Wells Fargo
in becoming one of the largest commercial lenders in the wine industry.
Prior to Wells Fargo, Mr. Kimball served as Regional President of
Northern California and Nevada for Wachovia Bank. Earlier in his career,
Mr. Kimball spent more than 20 years with Bank of America, ending his
tenure as the Regional Manager responsible for the commercial banking
segment in five Bay Area markets.

Mr. Kimball earned his MBA and Bachelor of Science degree in Finance
from California State University, Sacramento. Mr. Kimball has been
involved in a number of community organizations including the San
Francisco Chamber of Commerce, North Bay World Trade Association,
Petaluma Educational Foundation and North Bay Leadership Council.

About Bank of Marin Bancorp

Bank of Marin is a leading business and community bank in the San
Francisco Bay Area, with assets of $2.1 billion. Founded in 1989 and
headquartered in Novato, Bank of Marin is the wholly-owned subsidiary of
Bank of Marin Bancorp (NASDAQ:BMRC). With 21 retail offices in San
Francisco, Marin, Napa, Sonoma and Alameda counties, Bank of Marin
provides business and personal banking, commercial lending, and wealth
management and trust services. Specializing in providing legendary
service to its customers and investing in its local communities, Bank of
Marin was named 2016 Community Bank of the Year by Western Independent
Bankers and has consistently been ranked one of the "Top Corporate
Philanthropists" by the San Francisco Business Times and one of the
"Best Places to Work" by the North Bay Business Journal. Bank of Marin
Bancorp is included in the Russell 2000 Small-Cap Index and NASDAQ ABA
Community Bank Index and has been recognized as a Top 200 Community Bank
by US Banker Magazine for the past five years. For more information, go

Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that are
based on management's current expectations regarding economic,
legislative, and regulatory issues that may impact Bancorp's earnings in
future periods. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the fact
that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They
often include the words "believe," "expect," "intend," "estimate" or
words of similar meaning, or future or conditional verbs such as "will,"
"would," "should," "could" or "may." Factors that could cause future
results to vary materially from current management expectations include,
but are not limited to, general economic conditions, economic
uncertainty in the United States and abroad, changes in interest rates,
deposit flows, real estate values, costs or effects of future
acquisitions, competition, changes in accounting principles, policies or
guidelines, legislation or regulation, and other economic, competitive,
governmental, regulatory and technological factors (including external
fraud and cyber-security threats) affecting Bancorp's operations,
pricing, products and services. These and other important factors are
detailed in various securities law filings made periodically by Bancorp,
copies of which are available from Bancorp without charge. Bancorp
undertakes no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions
to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events
or circumstances after the date of this press release or to reflect the
occurrence of unanticipated events.

Additional Information about the Acquisition and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed acquisition, BMRC has filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a registration statement
on Form S-4 (Registration
Statement Number 220468
) to register the shares of BMRC common stock
to be issued to the shareholders of BNNP. The registration statement
will include a proxy statement/prospectus which will be sent to the
shareholders of Bank of Napa seeking their approval of the acquisition
and related matters. In addition, BMRC may file other relevant documents
concerning the proposed acquisition with the SEC.

Shareholders of Bank of Napa are urged to read the registration
statement on Form S-4 and the proxy statement/prospectus included within
the registration statement and any other relevant documents to be filed
with the SEC in connection with the proposed acquisition because they
will contain important information about BMRC, BNNP and the proposed
transaction. Investors and shareholders may obtain free copies of these
documents through the website maintained by the SEC at
Free copies of the proxy statement/prospectus also may be obtained by
directing a request by telephone or mail to Bank of Marin Bancorp, 504
Redwood Blvd, Suite 100, Novato CA, 94947, Attention: Investor Relations
(telephone: (415) 763-4523 ), or by accessing Bank of Marin's website at under
"Investor Relations." The information on Bank of Marin's website is not,
and shall not be deemed to be, a part of this release or incorporated
into other filings it makes with the SEC.

Participants in the Solicitation

BMRC and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be
participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of
BNNP in connection with the acquisition. Information about the directors
and executive officers of BMRC is set forth in the proxy statement for
BMRC's 2017 annual meeting of shareholders filed with the SEC on April
5, 2017. Additional information regarding the interests of these
participants and other persons who may be deemed participants in the
acquisition may be obtained by reading the proxy statement/prospectus
regarding the acquisition when it becomes available.

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