About Us

A passion for people, banking and the well-being of Rhode Island. 

We are Bank Rhode Island.

We live here, we work here, we’re here for you.

At Bank Rhode Island, we’re proud to be a company that calls Rhode Island home and we’re proud of our commitment to serve the people, businesses and organizations across our state with a full line of financial products and services. From checking accounts and mobile banking to mortgages, investment services and lending, we tailor our services to help you best achieve your financial goals and deliver them with a focus on more personalized customer service. With our bank-wide culture of commitment, BankRI takes great pride in giving back to the people and communities of Rhode Island through our numerous charitable donations and robust BankRI employee volunteer program.

Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Bank Rhode Island is a full-service financial institution and commercial bank that offers a full range of banking products and services that can meet all your business or personal banking needs. With Commercial expertise not often found at an institution of our size, our commercial lending team can arrange financing from under $250,000 to over $10 million. The Bank’s extensive business services include cash management services, client escrow services, international banking, leasing services, a variety of business checking accounts and Deposit XPress services.

Our 20 branches are conveniently located throughout Providence, Kent, Washington and Newport Counties. We have more than 30 ATMs across Rhode Island and are a member of the SUM Program, giving our customers surcharge free use of thousands of SUM ATMs throughout New England.

Charitable Giving

BankRI supports the communities we serve and the people who have come to trust us as their banking partner. Our charitable giving includes grants to numerous organizations and initiatives.

Investor Relations

Corporate overview, stock information, market data, and more. Bank Rhode Island is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL).


Want to join the team? Find out why Bank Rhode Island is one of the area’s top employers.


Thank you for choosing BankRI for your financial needs. We are committed to serving all customers, including those with disabilities.

FDIC Insurance

As a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) , BankRI provides deposit insurance for all of our depositors.

Agreements & Disclosures

A listing of terms and conditions for many of our products and services.

Meet the Executive Team

Bank Rhode Island has a formidable executive management team of respected, financial experts. They are leaders of the bank and leaders in the communities we serve.

William C. Tsonos Headshot
President and CEO
Steven M. Parente Headshot
Executive Vice President Director of Retail Banking

Recent News

No-Cost Virtual Class for New Homebuyers Offered April 4

With April being National Financial Literacy Month, all Rhode Islanders are invited to attend a no-cost, virtual workshop on the planning and process of purchasing a home. Titled, “Let’s Talk Money: Buying a House,” the session will be held live on Zoom on Tuesday, April 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Those who wish to attend are asked to register in advance online at: https://qrco.de/Moneytalk.

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BankRI Finances Construction of Residential Building in Providence

Walter Bronhard Real Estate secured $2.6 million in financing from the Commercial Real Estate division of Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) for the development of a multi-unit residential property on Planet Street in Providence. Construction is underway and the resulting apartments will be utilized as housing for students.

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