1) OnPoint Community

Founded in 1932 by 16 schoolteachers, OnPoint is Oregon’s largest credit union.

  • Members: 272,000+
  • Assets: $3.6B
  • Bonus! Mortgages designed for first-time buyers offer 100 percent financing and a 30-year fixed rate.

2) Advantis

A merger of one credit union formed by power-company employees in the 1920s and another formed by City of Portland employees in the 1930s, Advantis is now open to residents of 23 Oregon counties and Washingtonians.

  • Members: 56,000+
  • Assets: $1.1B
  • Bonus! The Advantis Rehab Mortgage covers the cost of improvements as well as the home purchase or refinance. 

3) Rivermark

Founded in 1951 by 140 Safeway employees

  • Members: 68,000+
  • Assets: $600M
  • Bonus! The Hawthorne branch was built with eco-friendly materials, and 78 percent of construction waste was recycled.

4) Point West 

Founded in 1932 by seven Multnomah County employees

  • Members: 9,300+
  • Assets: $93M
  • Bonus! Boasts that one-third of its staff is bilingual

5) Trailhead

Founded in 1935 by 11 Portland Gas & Coke employees, Trailhead rebranded in 2012, aiming to attract youthful urbanites. 

  • Members: 7,000+
  • Assets: $95M
  • Bonus! Unusually, offers mortgages for houseboats
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