Forbes Names Ridgewood Savings Bank to Its List of America’s Best Banks for Third Consecutive Year


Bankrate also names Ridgewood one of the best regional banks of 2022

What sets us apart from other banks is that, quite simply, we treat our customers like family and go the extra mile every day to deliver service and trust.

— Leonard Stekol, Chairman, President and CEO


Bankrate also names Ridgewood one of the best regional banks of 2022

For the third year in a row, Ridgewood Savings Bank (Ridgewood) has been named to the prestigious annual Forbes list of America’s Best State Banks 2022, Leonard Stekol, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ridgewood Savings Bank announced today. . Additionally, Bankrate named Ridgewood one of the Best Regional Banks of 2022.

“For more than a hundred years, Ridgewood has served the people of New York as a true community bank, providing customers with the best possible service and banking experience,” said Stekol. “What sets us apart from other banks is that, quite simply, we treat our customers like family and go the extra mile every day to deliver service and trust. On behalf of everyone at Ridgewood, we are so grateful to our customers for once again recognizing all that we do.

Forbes America’s Best-In-State Banks 2022 ranking includes the top banks based on the results of independent surveys involving approximately 26,000 U.S. consumers who were asked to rate the financial institutions at which they have or had accounts. checks. Participants made recommendations regarding overall satisfaction; they also rated banks in the following areas: “Trust”, Digital Services”, “Branch Services”, “Financial Advice” and “General Conditions”. The list of the best US banks in 2022 is available at https://

According to Mr. Stekol, Ridgewood is determined to exceed customer satisfaction and is committed to meeting customer needs at all times. He cited as examples several personal and digital banking services offered by the bank to help customers and their families:

• Free green verification, a green, paperless payment account with no monthly fees.
• Ridgewood’s Premier Chequing Account which offers customers additional benefits, competitive interest rates on higher balances, free EZShield ID Plus protection, dedicated financial consultant services, and more.
• Foreign exchange and international bank transfer services that allow customers to access more than 80 world currencies.
• Ridgewood’s student loan referral source that provides students with access through the bank’s website to private student loans through College Ave. Student Loans.
• Ridgewood’s popular online banking and mobile app allows customers to bank 24/7, including Alexa voice banking to help busy families manage their accounts as they multi-task; and Ridgewood’s mobile wallet allows customers to pay for purchases using their smartphones or smartwatches.
• Customers also get access to 90,000 ATMs at no extra cost, EZShield Identity Restoration and EZShield Identity Theft Protection®Billpay + Zelle®and much more.

“Ridgewood’s reputation has been built on a solid foundation of forward-thinking customer service,” added Stekol. “We aim to provide an ideal in-person banking experience, while offering a full range of highly rated digital banking tools that allow customers to bank from anywhere, anytime, and a contact center customer with local staff who are there to help you in any case. way.”

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About Ridgewood Savings Bank
Founded in 1921, Ridgewood Savings Bank continues to serve the community as a strong and stable mutual savings bank with over $6.5 billion in assets and 35 branches located throughout the New York metropolitan area. It has ranked in the top two banks on Forbes America’s prestigious “Best State Banks” list in New York State for three consecutive years. In 2021, Ridgewood was among the top 10 banks to receive the Banking Choice Awards for the North East. Since its inception, Ridgewood Savings Bank has remained true to its roots as a community bank and its mission to provide its customers with the best possible service and banking experience. As it continues to refine and improve its services and distribution channels, Ridgewood Savings Bank will continually strive to be the bank that delivers “traditional values ​​with modern solutions.”

Adam Brill
Harrison Edwards PR
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