Bridge Bank Named One of the Bay Area's Top Workplaces of 2013

Bridge Bank Ranked Among the Top 15 Mid-Size Bay Area Companies

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SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2013) - Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ: BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley and with offices located nationwide, announced today that it has been named one of the San Francisco Bay Area's Top Workplaces of 2013 by the Bay Area News Group, owner of the San Jose Mercury News.

"We are honored and excited to be named one of the top workplaces in the San Francisco Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group," said Daniel P. Myers, president and chief executive officer of Bridge Bank. "Since our founding in 2001, we at Bridge Bank have strived to create a strong culture that celebrates diversity, provides flexibility and a healthy work/life balance, and one that is largely driven by the talented bankers we employ," Myers added.

"Bridge Bank is filled with passionate bankers who are personally invested in the success of their clients, and of the organization," said Russ Elliot, senior vice president and Human Resources director at Bridge Bank. "This nomination reflects the immense pride our employees share, and also the bank's commitment to providing a challenging and rewarding work environment where people can truly make a difference," he added.

Of the 1,425 companies that were part of the initial evaluation process, 95 companies, including Bridge Bank, were selected as top places to work in the Bay Area. Bridge Bank ranked in the top 15 in the mid-size company category, and received recognition today at an awards ceremony. The Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces of 2013 are chosen based on a number of variables including community involvement, health and wellness, and hiring and expansion. Also taken into consideration are employee insights, opinions and feelings of the long term health of the company, managers, work-life balance, and opportunities for career development.

About Bridge Capital Holdings
Bridge Capital Holdings is the holding company for Bridge Bank, National Association. Bridge Capital Holdings was formed on October 1, 2004 and holds a Global Select listing on the NASDAQ stock market under the trading symbol BBNK. Bridge Bank Holding Company was recently admitted to Sandler O'Neill's Class of 2012 "Sm-All Stars" -- a select group of 25 top-performing publicly traded banks and thrifts from throughout the U.S. with market capitalization of up to $2 billion. For additional information, visit the Bridge Capital Holdings website at www.bridgecapitalholdings.com.

About Bridge Bank, National Association
Recognized by SNL Financial on their 2012's Top 100 Performing Banks with assets between $500 million and $5 billion, and designated "Superior" by BauerFinancial and IDC, Bridge Bank is a full-service professional business bank founded in the highly competitive climate of Silicon Valley in 2001. From the very beginning, our goal has been to offer small-market and middle-market businesses from across many industries a better way to bank. We provide a surprisingly broad range of financial solutions, enabling us to meet our clients' varied needs across all stages -- from inception to IPO and beyond. It's how we go about doing so that differentiates us from our competition.

For additional information, visit the Bridge Bank website at www.bridgebank.com or follow us @BridgeBank.

Forward-Looking Statements
Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and are subject to the safe harbors created by that Act. 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," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "estimate," or words of similar meaning, or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "would," "should," "could," or "may." Forward-looking statements describe future plans, strategies and expectations. Forward-looking statements are based on currently available information, expectations, assumptions, projections, and management's judgment about the Company, the banking industry and general economic conditions. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, nor should they be relied upon as representing management's views as of any subsequent date. Future events are difficult to predict, and the expectations described above are necessarily subject to risk and uncertainty that may cause actual results to differ materially and adversely.

Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties and actual results may differ materially from those presented, either expressed or implied, in this press release. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to: the Company's ability to successfully execute its business plans and achieve its objectives; changes in general economic, real estate and financial market conditions, either nationally or locally in areas in which the Company conducts its operations; changes in interest rates; new litigation or changes in existing litigation; future credit loss experience; increased competitive challenges and expanding product and pricing pressures among financial institutions; legislation or regulatory changes which adversely affect the Company's operations or business; loss of key personnel; changes in accounting policies or procedures as may be required by the Financial Accounting Standards Board or other regulatory agencies; and the ability to satisfy requirements related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other regulation on internal control.

The reader should refer to the more complete discussion of such risks in Bridge Capital Holdings' annual reports on Forms 10-K and quarterly reports on Forms 10-Q on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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