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About Us

Riverside Savings Bank...a pillar in the Roanoke Valley for over 100 years! We work here, live here and play here...the way it should be! A true community bank with OUR COMMUNITY at the forefront of everything we do!


Riverside Savings Bank, formerly Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank, is a mutual chartered bank. Our strength comes from our ability to focus on the banking needs of our customers, and not those of stockholders.

The Bank was founded in 1914 as Roanoke Rapids Building and Loan with an office in downtown Roanoke Rapids. In 1961, the name was changed to Roanoke Rapids Savings and Loan and a year later, its main office was moved to 265 Roanoke Avenue. Three decades later, as the regulatory environment changed in the North Carolina banking system, it became obvious that it would behoove Roanoke Rapids Savings and Loan to convert its charter to a State Savings Bank (SSB). In July of 1992, the name was changed to Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank, SSB. A few months later, the Bank constructed a new office on Becker Drive that eventually was expanded and became the new headquarters in 1995. The Bank also opened an office on Bolling Road in the year 2000 that served as a full-service branch and then later converted to a mortgage lending facility.

Along with Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank, there was another community bank in the area, Roanoke Valley Savings Bank. In June of 2018, the two institutions announced their intent to merge. The merger was completed later that year, in October. The merged financial institution continued operations under the name Roanoke Rapids Savings Bank. The former headquarters of Roanoke Valley Savings Bank located at 828 Roanoke Avenue was retained and still operates as a mortgage loan office.

In 2022, the Bank’s name was officially changed to Riverside Savings Bank and a new mortgage loan office was established in Clayton, NC in the Clayton Corners Shopping Center.

The original purpose of Riverside Savings Bank was to provide a means to house the community. These means have been met through the years by paying a good return on customer deposits of which loans have been made on residential houses. This type of business is still today the predominant business of the Bank. Over the years, the Bank added additional products and services. Services such as checking accounts, consumer loans, business loans, automated teller machines, and online banking give the Bank’s customers a one stop banking facility for all their personal and business banking needs.

Vision, Mission, and Values Statement

Vision Statement

Becoming a full-service Community Banking leader that assists both retail and small business customers within our communities in achieving their financial goals.

Mission Statement

Riverside Savings Bank is committed to sustained and managed profitable growth and long-term financial stability by providing:

  • Exceptional service that exceeds our customers’ expectations.
  • Developing a highly motivated and well-trained staff of community banking professionals.
  • Offering a full array of competitively priced consumer and small business banking products and services.
  • Maintaining the highest ethical and professional banking standards.
  • Returning added value to the communities the Bank serves through financial contributions and volunteer service to various non-profit organizations, which benefit the citizens of the communities the Bank serves. 

Values Statement

CUSTOMER/CLIENT FIRST: First and foremost, our clients are the reason we’re here. Without clients, nothing else matters.

Our clients bank with us and our employees come to work each day because….

We have proven ourselves as being a Bank with the utmost INTEGRITY; based on honesty and making moral decisions founded in our values and principles which guides our vision and mission.

We are DEDICATED to our work and the clients we help each day…devoted to our purpose. Over the years we have cultivated and nurtured a level of TRUSTWORTHINESS not only with our clients, but also our fellow workers. Part of that trust has been built upon the fact we have proven to be RELIABLE in quality of work as well as performance. This is achieved each day by striving to be FLEXIBLE as we evolve to remain relevant and competitive for our clients and future clients, as well as offering our employees the tools they need to be successful in an ever-changing industry. We have shown the necessary ENDURANCE to weather the ups and downs of various economic cycles and changes in our delivery of products and services.

We seek to be CONNECTED to each other and our clients…after all, it is the Bank that has brought us together and we are truly COMPASSIONATE, showing great concern, for each other and for our entire community’s well-being.

Finally, we have an immense APPRECIATION for our co-workers and our clients. Our mission, vision and values has formed a strong bond of LOYALTY between each other that is not taken lightly.


Join Our Team

At RSB, we strive everyday to fulfill our Vision Statement to assist our clients in achieving their financial goals. One of the primary ways we do this is through hiring, training, and maintaining a highly skilled employee team. If you are a “people person” and committed to helping our community, we want to hear from you!

RSB offers a family oriented work environment with competitive salaries and benefit packages to include:

  • medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • life insurance
  • long term/short term disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Defined Benefit Plan
  • and paid time off.

Career Opportunities

As career opportunities become available, RSB will post positions here. Come back often to stay on top of potential openings that may be of interest to you!

Where to send your Resume

For posted jobs, interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume’ to PO Box 130 Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870; ATTN: HR Department.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Diversity Statement

Riverside Savings Bank (RSB) is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to, and it is the policy of the Bank to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, training, educational assistance, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs and all other conditions and privileges of employment according to applicable federal, state, and local laws.

At Riverside Savings Bank diversity is an important issue for one simple reason: a variety of opinions make our company better; it helps us serve our clients more effectively. If our opinions are formed by our experiences, then we logically get a broader perspective, and a greater range of views when we add people from differing backgrounds. We recognize that our ability to serve our clients is strengthened by establishing a diverse workforce in which differences are accepted and valued on an inclusive basis.

RSB desires to foster a multi-cultured atmosphere that provides a cooperative work environment where everyone is treated with mutual respect, trust and understanding, and where everyone can reach their full potential. The bank values the knowledge and talents of a multicultural team in order to meet and exceed individual and business goals, and client expectations.

Riverside Savings Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female/Minority/Veteran/Disabled

EEO is the Law
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We are here for you!

Riverside Savings Bank is proud to have served the Roanoke Valley since 1914! Since that time, we have grown right along with our town and clients. We look forward to continuing to serve the Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas for years to come. Banking with a Difference...It’s how we do business!

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Riverside Savings Bank can also help you with your home purchase or refinance.

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