With your RMA membership, you benefit from the member-driven resources and industry information essential for managing today’s economic challenges.


Benefits of joining RMA:

  • Exclusive regulatory updates from RMA’s own Washington DC insider
  • Discounts on regulatory events like our Audioconference Series.
  • Discounts on all events, products, services, and training.
  • Access to over 18,000  Associate Members through our online Member Roster.
  • Subscription to The RMA Journal ® (published 10 times a year).
  • Updates on industry best practices.
  • Career development/leadership and networking opportunities.
  • Free downloads of articles and Industry Study Packs.

Who Can Join RMA?


The following entities are eligible for membership: banks, bank holding companies, savings banks, savings and loans, private banks, trust companies, investment banks, finance companies, economic development corporations, leasing companies, governmental agencies responsible for the supervision and regulation of RMA member institutions, and professional firms that provide services related to risk management to financial institutions. Individual membership is open to all personnel involved in lending and risk management in member organizations.


Types of Membership



The following organizations are eligible to apply for Institutional Membership:

  1. Financial institutions, private and governmental, active in lending, the professional identification and management of credit and related risks, other aspects of risk management, and in providing related financial services;
  2. Agencies and authorities responsible for the supervision and regulation of such financial institutions, and other government and quasi-government administrations and entities that regularly deal with such financial institutions in connection with such activities;
  3. Other organizations, private and governmental, that are not finacial institutions but whose primary functions and activities in credit and risk identification and management closely parallel those of financial institutions.


More Institutional membership details:



For those persons whose institution is a member and want to join.  For a definition of “institution," see above.


More Associate membership details.



For Individuals in organizations and entities not eligible to be Institutional Members but who are regularly involved in credit risk identification and management for their own account (such as insurance companies and securities broker-dealers) and professional or service organizations or firms that directly assist financial institutions in carrying out their credit-related mission (such as accounting firms, law firms, and similar consultants).


More Professional membership details.

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