Raritan State Bank 100 Years of Service


About Us

The Raritan State Bank employs 30 full time employees and 9 part-time employees. Of this staff 5 full time employees have been with the bank for 25 years or more. A total of 6 have enjoyed employment with RSB for 15 years or more. With the remainder of the staff ranging in tenure from 1 to 15 years, Raritan State Bank can offer both highly tenured experienced employees and the benefit of new ideas and experiences from the rest of the staff. Because of this we feel we can offer our customers a highly capable staff of employees to serve all of their financial needs.

Value & Vision Statements

Our Vision

To develop strong personal relationships and to be the preferred bank of the communities we serve.

Our Belief

By valuing our employees and empowering them at every level, we will provide our customers exceptional, personal service—better access to decision makers, fast useful information, and solutions tailored to their individual needs.

Our Mission

To Provide Friendly and Professional Financial Services to our Customers.

Our Motto

“The Bank of Friendly Service”

Our Values


Being honest and sincere.  Taking responsibility and following through with commitments.


Presuming  and anticipating the best of people.


Treating each other with consideration.


Speaking and listening openly, honestly and completely.


Being flexible and valuing each other’s input.  Working together to achieve success for all.


Raritan State Bank - Established 1920
Member FDIC

From the organization of Raritan State Bank in 1920 until present day, the small west central Illinois village of Raritan, Illinois takes great pride in having one of the areas oldest and strongest banking facilities.  Located 7 miles west of IL Rt. 67 between Monmouth and Macomb, Illinois, this rural community banking institution enjoys a reputation for providing excellence in both personal and community service.

During the Depression Era Raritan State Bank was one of few area banks that through personal sacrifice of directors, and loyalty of depositors, remained open to serve the surrounding communities. The descendants of those directors and depositors would still be recognized names as being customers of the bank 86 years later.

In 1999, a need for expansion was recognized by bank management and directors, and a branch facility was constructed on IL Rt. 41, on the north edge of Abingdon, Illinois.  The Abingdon Banking Center is enjoying expected growth and success, helping to make Raritan State Bank more profitable than at any other time in the history of the bank.

In 2007, another addition to the Raritan State Bank was constructed in Bushnell, Illinois at the South end of Bushnell on Rt. 41.  Management and the directors once again recognized the need for growth in Raritan State Bank therefore the Bushnell Banking Center was developed.  Expectations are high for this new member of the Raritan State Bank organization.

Raritan State Bank, Abingdon Banking Center, and Bushnell Banking Center value your business. We take great pride in achieving our motto goal as the “Bank of Friendly Service” and in offering responsive, personal service whether your interests are in our well staffed loan department or in the variety of deposit products offered.

The mission statement of Raritan State Bank is “To Provide Friendly and Professional Financial Services to our Customers.”  More than a statement this is the goal of each staff member at each of our banking facilities.


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