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Redwood Credit Union named healthiest credit union in California, sixth in nation

October 3, 2023

Redwood Credit Union Cleveland Corporate Complex

Santa Rosa, CA – Redwood Credit Union has recently been ranked the healthiest credit union in California and sixth healthiest in the nation among large credit unions as of June 30, 2023, according to Glatt Consulting’s credit union industry HealthScore, which measures credit unions’ financial strength and growth.

Glatt Consulting, an independent firm that studies the financial health of credit unions, uses 17 performance metrics to calculate its Credit Union Industry HealthScore, including financial and operational strength, growth, asset quality, asset and liability management, and productivity. There are currently about 300 credit unions in California, and about 5,200 nationwide, making this recognition particularly significant.

Brett Martinez - President & CEO

Brett Martinez
President & CEO

"Proven financial strength and stability are essential for any financial institution, and consumers are paying attention to this now more than ever," said Brett Martinez, President & CEO for RCU. "As a credit union, our continued strength and growth allow us to support financial wellness for our members and communities in good times and bad."

In addition to receiving the Glatt ranking, RCU has, for the ninth year running, been awarded the highest, 5-star rating for financial strength from Bauer Financial, an independent organization that ranks the financial strength of both banks and credit unions.

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 $8 billion in assets and serves 450,000 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.