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Redwood Credit Union Makes Forbes’ List of America’s Best Credit Unions

August 23, 2021

Forbes 2021 Best in State Credit Unions

Consumer Survey Ranks RCU Second in California

Santa Rosa, Calif. – For the second year in a row, Redwood Credit Union (RCU) has been recognized as a top credit union in California in Forbes’ list of America’s Best Credit Unions in Each State.

Forbes and Statista, who conducted the research, based these rankings on an independent survey of approximately 25,000 U.S. consumers who were asked about their banking relationships as well as their satisfaction in the categories of trust, digital services, financial advice, branch services, and transparency of terms and conditions.

Brett Martinez - President & CEO

Brett Martinez
President & CEO

“Our Members are at the heart of all we do. Receiving this recognition from Forbes, based on member feedback, affirms that we’re providing the financial services people want and need,” said Brett Martinez, RCU President and CEO. “This award is a testament to our passionate employees who work extremely hard to provide excellent service to our members every day.”

This past year has proven to be a successful one for RCU, as they were also voted Best Company to Do Business Within Sonoma County by North Bay biz readers for the ninth time, as well as Best Credit Union by readers of several publications in Sonoma, Marin, and Napa counties. Redwood Credit Union RCU also been awarded one of the best places to work in the North Bay for 15 consecutive years.

About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to consumers and businesses in the North Bay and San Francisco. RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, and more. Wealth management and investment services are available through CUSO Financial Services L.P., and insurance and auto-purchasing services are also offered through RCU Services Group (RCU’s wholly owned subsidiary). RCU has more than $6.8 billion in assets and serves more than 385,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn for news and updates.