Representative Clients and Testimonials
At Rives, Leavell & Co., we consider our clients to be the life-blood of our company. Without our clients, we would cease to exist. We strive to provide our valued clients with service excellence exceeded by no other company in the church, faith-based, and non-profit financing industry.
We invite you to review what our clients say about us. We invite you to review a brief list of representative clients. Once you have seen a sample of what we can do for you, you can .
These testimonials may not be a representative of the experience of other clients, and they are no guarantee of future performance or success.
|Representative List of Clients
||Brooklyn, New York
|Celebration Baptist Church
|Christ Episcopal Church
|First Assembly of God
||Green Bay, Wisconsin
|Long Branch Covenant Church
||Long Branch, New Jersey
|Christ Church of Amherst
||Amherst, New Hampshire
|First Indian Baptist Church
|Pleasant Green United Methodist Church
||Durham, North Carolina
|Pflugerville Community Church
|Hood Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
||Fayetteville, North Carolina
|Hillcrest Baptist Church
|The Church of the Good Shepherd UMC
||Willingboro, New Jersey
|First Assembly of God
||Eagle Lake, Florida
|Park Springs Presbyterian Church
||Coconut Creek, Florida
|Crown of Life Lutheran Church
|Orange Avenue Church of Christ
|Normandale Baptist Church
||White Settlement, Texas
|Eagles Landing Church of God
|Bastrop Church of Christ
"I am so grateful to Rives, Leavell & Co. for handling our Church Bond Issue. We have been well pleased with their services. Our Loan Officer did an excellent job in presenting the program to our church family. He worked tirelessly and patiently with us while we made our decision"
West Heights Baptist Church
"We were particularly pleased and impressed that we could always rely on the accuracy of the information we received from your loan officer and your organization. As we researched the different financing options available to us, we spoke with other companies and lenders where the terms, fees and available capital that were initially represented to us, shifted and changed over the course of our discussions."
Lincoln City Church
"Our Loan Officer worked with us to structure the kind of loan that best suited the church, a loan that was cost effective and provided us with the funds when needed. When we build our next education complex our first call will be made to Rives, Leavell & Co."
CrossRoads United Methodist Church
"Thank you for the excellent customer service Rives, Leavell & Co. provided FBC Maumelle during our bond program. Rives, Leavell & Co. has exceeded our expectations in every category. As chairman of the bond program, I can truly say you made my job easier than expected. Your knowledge and experience was instrumental to our success. Rives, Leavell & Co.'s special attention to detail and your friendly service was a blessing to me and to our church family."
"I would recommend the services of Rives, Leavell & Co. to anyone desiring professional consultation and service. I thank God for the Christian companies like Rives, Leavell & Co. that truly care about meeting the needs of growing churches."
"I look forward to working with Rives, Leavell & Co. again when we outgrow our new building."
First Baptist Church
"Because of our success and the spirit in which your representative worked with us, I look forward to working with Rives, Leavell & Co. in the future as needs at Park Place arise."
Park Place Baptist Church
"Thanks. I want you to know how much I appreciate the help Rives, Leavell & Co. gave us with our building refinancing. The bond issue of $550,000 helped in several ways. First, we were able to reduce our overall costs with a lower interest rate. Second, we were able to budget more effectively because of the long term fixed rate. And third, the ease with which all this took place was comforting."
Diamondhead United Methodist Church
"Thanks to you we were able to obtain the funds we needed with payments that fit in our budget."
"Please feel free to use our church as a reference for future business. We would be glad to tell others about the great job you did for us. You have a tremendous ministry in the work you do. May God Bless You."
Building Committee Chairman
New Zion Baptist Church
Crystal Springs, Mississippi
"I just wanted to tell you that after looking at proposals from several lending institutions, your Loan Officer explained to us the advantages of a bond program and worked out a fixed rate over a 15 and a 20 year mortgage period. We were all impressed with his knowledge and even more in the way he handled himself - always as a Christian professional."
"You can be sure we will recommend your firm to others."
Building Committee Chairman
Orange Avenue Church of Christ
"I have found your Loan Officer to be a gentleman of his word. When he indicates what the company will do in a bond program, he will be sure it happens. He is willing to take on the difficult challenge and make it a reality. I highly recommend Rives, Leavell & Co."
Pines Baptist Church
Pembroke Pines, Florida
"Your Loan Officer is honest and well informed about financing and cares deeply about Christian investments. He is always willing to go beyond what is expected of him to make sure the program works as smoothly as possible. We hope if any other churches are considering a bond issue, they will have the honor and privilege of working with Rives, Leavell & Co."
First Assembly of God
"My 20 year fixed-rate loan is looking better everyday."
Asbury United Methodist Church
Bossier City, Louisiana
"Rives, Leavell & Co. made our building project possible. . . We found Rives, Leavell & Co.'s unique familiarity with the church market to be very comforting and helpful. As Northpointe grows and moves into more new construction in the coming years, we fully intend to consider Rives, Leavell & Co. as a strategic financial partner."
Elder, Clerk of the Session
Northpointe Presbyterian Church
"The time your Loan Officer spent with our people explaining the program and answering questions was priceless. His commitment to the Lord and His churches was evident."
New Prospect Baptist Church
"We could not have asked for better relationships with Rives, Leavell & Co. as we went about this very successful program. Actually, some of us were a bit apprehensive about going into the program. I assure you that our fears we quickly dismissed as your Loan Officer came upon the scene and started working with us. Rives, Leavell & Co. may certainly use our church as a reference…"
Trinity United Methodist Church
"Your Loan Officer came across as a sincere, knowledgeable, and trustworthy Christian man… He is an excellent representative of Rives, Leavell & Co.....the expertise of Rives, Leavell & Co. was instrumental in making the program successful."
Mount Zion United Methodist Church
St. Louis, Missouri
"Through his in depth knowledge of his work and sincere sense of concern for our church's best interest, your Loan Officer cultivated a trust with our members. He allowed ample opportunity for questions from the congregation and answered them clearly. He and his staff have been a wonderful asset to us in financing our church through buying and selling bonds."
"My congregation and I have felt very comfortable in the financing of our additional facilities through Rives, Leavell & Co."
Derma Baptist Church