1st Century Bancshares, Inc. (Bancshares) is a bank holding company. Bancshares has one subsidiary, 1st Century Bank, National Association (the Bank). As of December 31, 2011, the Company had deposits of $332.5 million. The Bank is a full service commercial bank. During the year ended December 31, 2011, the Bank opened a relationship office in Santa Monica, California. The Bank�s focus is relationship banking to family and middle market businesses, professional service firms, and high net worth individuals, real estate investors and entrepreneurs.