EXECUTIVE SALARY CONTINUATION AGREEMENT
This Amended Salary Continuation Agreement (the “ Agreement ”) is made effective March 1, 2007 (the “
Effective Date ”), and is entered into by and between Central Valley Community Bank (the “ Bank ”) and Tom
Sommer (the “ Executive ”), each a “ Party ” and together the “ Parties .”
A. This Agreement amends and supersedes the prior Executive Salary Continuation Agreement between
the Parties, dated June 7, 2000, and Amendment No. 1 to the prior agreement, dated February 1, 2005.
B. The Executive is a valued Executive of the Bank.
C. The Bank’s Board of Directors (the “ Board ”) has determined that the Executive’s services to the
Bank are valuable. The Bank and the Executive desire to enter into this Agreement under which the
Bank has agreed to make certain payments to the Executive at retirement.
D. The Parties intend that this Agreement shall constitute an unfunded arrangement maintained primarily to
provide supplemental retirement benefits for the Executive under the Employee Retirement Security Act
of 1974, as amended (“ ERISA ”). The parties further intend that this Agreement shall constitute a
nonqualified deferred compensation arrangement under the Internal Revenue Code (“ Code ”). The
Executive is fully advised of the Bank’s financial status and has had substantial input in the design of and
benefits provided under this Agreement.
In consideration of the mutual promises, covenants, and agreements contained herein and for other good and
valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the Parties agree as follows:
The Bank agrees to employ the Executive in such capacity as the Bank may from time to time determine. The
Executive will continue in the employ of the Bank in such capaci