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GNCU Voted Best Credit Union & Best Bank 2019

Greater Nevada Credit Union took first place in the 'Best Credit Union' and 'Best Bank' categories in Reno News & Review's Best of Northern Nevada 2019. Our subsidiary, Greater Nevada Mortgage, also took second place this year in the 'Best Mortgage Company' category. Thank you to all the readers who voted for us!

Click here to see a complete list of all of this year's winners.

Important News about Greater Nevada’s Neil Road Branch

The Neil Road branch is now closed, though its ATMs remain available. Other GNCU Reno branches are located at: 6745 Sierra Center Parkway; 5150 Mae Anne Avenue, Suite 203; 1385 North Virginia Street; and 1095 North Hills Boulevard in Golden Valley.

Click here to learn more about the consolidated branch service location in Reno.

Now Available! Get More with the New GNCU Cards App

Enjoy more control, convenience and peace of mind with the new GNCU Cards app, designed to make your GNCU Visa debit card work smarter. You can easily:
  • Turn your card(s) on/off
  • Get transaction alerts
  • Travel notices
  • Use Visa Checkout for easy online purchases
  • And much more
Learn more and download the app today!

Greater Nevada Consistently Recognized as a Best Place to Work  Greater Nevada Best Place to Work Finalist

Since 2008, Greater Nevada has been recognized as one of the best places to work in northern Nevada.  This year, Greater Nevada, which encompasses our Credit Union, Greater Nevada Mortgage and Greater Commercial Lending employees, was a Best Places to Work Finalist in the extra-large company category.

We’re proud to be among many incredible companies in our region being recognized for their commitment to their employees.

Visit our careers page to review available opportunities to join our team and see the many ways we help our employees live greater!

Alert: Fraudulent Phone Calls

GNCU is aware of scammers posing as the GNCU Fraud Department who are calling members and asking for personal account information, including debit card numbers, account activity and eBranch credentials. These calls are not associated with Greater Nevada Credit Union.

Never give your card PIN or any passwords to anyone – including GNCU representatives. If you find that your card or eBranch account has been compromised, please contact Falcon Fraud immediately at (844) 404-8472 or the GNCU fraud team at (775) 334-8635.

Important Reminder About Avoiding Fraud

Don't forget! GNCU will never contact you requesting personal information. Also, be aware of potential scams asking you to send funds to a third party, and don’t deposit or spend funds that were unsolicited or unexpected. If you have questions or concerns about your GNCU account, call (800) 421-6674 or email Or learn more about protecting yourself against fraud here.

Celebrating 70 Years of Helping More People Live Greater! GNCU 70th Anniversary Logo

Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) was officially formed on January 24, 1949 to serve State of Nevada employees. Seventy years later, GNCU serves nearly 70,000 members and is open to everyone living or working in Nevada. Our passion is to help more people live greater, and to celebrate seven decades of doing just that, we had a 70 day celebration featuring random winners every seven days. Plus, there will be additional giveaways and promotions throughout the year as well. Learn more.

Making a Mobile Deposit Just Got Easier!

When making a remote deposit using Greater Nevada’s mobile banking app, it will now automatically take a picture of your check for you. Simply follow the process as usual and the app will do the rest. It’s that easy! Plus, this new capture process gives higher quality pictures of checks that are deposited.

Don’t have Greater Nevada’s mobile app yet? Click here to learn about the benefits of mobile banking and download the app today!

Greater Nevada Receives Third USDA Lender of the Year Award USDA Lender of the Year Award

For the third year in a row, Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) was named the National Lender of the Year by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) thanks to the efforts of GNCU's subsidiary, Greater Commercial Lending. In 2018 GNCU obligated more than $449 million in loans, all guaranteed by the agency’s programs, representing a nearly 400% increase over loan obligations from 2016. In Nevada alone, GNCU obligated $314,851,300 in guaranteed loans.

New University Branch Opens

Greater Nevada Credit Union's new University branch opened in August 2018 on N. Virginia Street in Reno. Located across from the University of Nevada, Reno campus, the branch offers the latest in banking technology and service. Learn more about the new branch here.

GNCU Earns Another Best of Award Best of Carson Valley 2018

Greater Nevada Credit Union won Best Bank/Credit Union in the Record-Courier's Best of Carson Valley 2018 awards. Thank you to the Carson Valley residents who voted for us as well as for Greater Nevada Mortgage who took third place for Best Mortgage Lender.

Greater Nevada Credit Union was also voted in the top three for the Best Bank category in the Elko Daily Free Press 2018 Readers Choice awards. Meanwhile, our wholly-owned subsidiary, Greater Nevada Mortgage, was awarded Best Mortgage Lender!

Best of Carson City 2018For the 12th consecutive year, Greater Nevada Credit Union was voted "Best Financial Institution" in the annual Best of Carson City poll in the Nevada Appeal. Congratulations to all the Greater Nevadans who provide a level of service that gets recognized year after year, and a big thank you to the Nevada Appeal readers who voted for us!
Best of Northern Nevada 2018 RN&R
Greater Nevada Credit Union was also voted "Best Credit Union" in the Reno News & Review's Best of Northern Nevada 2018. In 2017 GNCU won first place in the "Best Credit Union" and "Best Bank" categories. In 2016 GNCU took first place for "Best Credit Union", and the Northwest GNCU branch won "Best Local Place to Work". Thank you to all the RN&R readers who continue to vote for us year after year! Best of Reno 2018

GNCU also took second place in the Reno Gazette-Journal's 2018 Best of Reno awards.

Unlock the Equity in Your Home

A Greater Nevada Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) leverages the equity in your home (what your home is worth minus what you owe) and provides you with a line of credit that you can tap into when you need it. Plus, right now you can take advantage of a 2.99% APR* special introductory rate!

*Click here to learn to learn more.

GNCU Recognized for Its Commitment to Financial Education

February 27, 2018Editor's Choice Award from

"From working with at-risk individuals and educating high school students through hands-on experience and financial simulations to sponsoring financial literacy programs and resources at the college level, GNCU helps Nevadans live more sustainable financial lives." Click here to read the complete article to learn how GNCU received's Editor's Choice Award for its commitment to financial education.