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About Rivermark

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Who We Are

Rivermark Community Credit Union is a not-for profit financial cooperative, providing affordable financial solutions to its members, with an emphasis on being local, personal, and accessible. We are passionate about financial empowerment and resolving your financial obstacles.

Our History

Rivermark was founded in February 1951 by 140 grocery store employees who formed Safeway Portland Employees Federal Credit Union. In 2004, the credit union was approved for a community charter and changed its name to Rivermark Community Credit Union. Today Rivermark serves over 88,000 members who live or work in one of 11 Oregon counties or the State of Washington

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Credit Union Difference

Rivermark is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, owned by the people who save and borrow here. Unlike a bank, Rivermark does not issue stock or pay dividends to outside stockholders. Instead, earnings are returned to members in the form of lower rates, higher dividends on deposits and lower fees. We exist solely for the benefit of our member/owners. Deposits are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).

While credit unions and banks offer similar products and services, the similarities end there.

Average Member Savings

Rivermark members collectively saved nearly $30 million over the course of a year simply by having their accounts with Rivermark versus a bank. That’s an average savings of $390 per member. *

Members save an average of $233 annually on checking, $218 annually on auto loans, and $226 annually on credit cards simply by having their accounts at Rivermark over another financial institution. Learn more.


Mission, Vision & Values


Financial empowerment doesn’t require a certain salary, or knowing everything about finance. We believe financial empowerment comes with a greater control and confidence in making important financial decisions alongside trusted solutions and advice-- areas we deliver every day.

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We strive to create consistent member experiences, regardless of how you prefer to bank, ask for help, apply for services, or utilize payments worldwide.


These six value are the filters we use when looking at strategic opportunities, hiring or promoting staff, or assessing how well we are executing our strategic plan.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We serve a broad member base, including those who have been most marginalized. To support our members, we must champion people from all backgrounds who are represented and valued at all levels of the organization.

Rivermark is a member of Partners in Diversity, making diversity a priority, aligning with their vision for a thriving, diverse, and welcoming community in which all people can work and live.

Rivermark empowers our members and employees to be their most authentic selves. We stand with our LGBTQIA+ communities and allies. We're committed to staying curious, real, empathetic, driven, and impactful so you can continue to be remarkably you.

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Innovative Branch Experience

Our Video Teller Kiosks are designed to meet the needs of our busy members, who seek extended hours, faster transactions and enhanced privacy. Our Kiosks blend today’s state-of-the-art video technology with a powerful human touch to ensure a more relevant and meaningful experience. 

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In the Community

The name Rivermark has always been followed by Community. As a mission-driven organization, Rivermark exists solely for the purpose of serving our members and supporting the local community. Our focus is around addressing issues of housing security, children’s health and fighting hunger. 

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Branch in Your Hand

Our highly-rated digital banking tools puts the “Branch in Your Hand”, giving you access to your accounts anytime, anywhere. Rivermark is proud to have been an early adopter of remote deposit, mobile wallet, and video banking services. Convenience and accessibility are top priorities.

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*Working with a national research firm (Curinos), we compared our account rates and fees with the average rates and fees of local banks in the Portland Metro area. Please note that although the information provided by Curinos has been obtained from the financial institutions themselves, neither Rivermark nor Curinos can guarantee absolute accuracy as rates can change without notice. The formulas used for the calculations vary by account type. Savings amounts are estimates and are for illustration purposes only. For full details visit