HALIFAX, PA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2014) - Riverview Financial Corporation (OTCQB: RIVE) announced that on August 21, 2014 its Board of Directors declared the payment of a cash dividend of $0.1425 per share. This represents a $.02 or 14% increase over the $0.125 per share cash dividend paid during the third quarter of 2013. The dividend is payable on September 30, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of September 2, 2014.

Robert M. Garst, Chief Executive Officer stated, "We are pleased to announce the increase in the amount of our third quarter dividend to $0.1425 per share. Riverview's strong financial results contributed to the dividend increase. In addition, our intention is to avoid the historical spike in the amount of our fourth quarter dividend and to provide consistent quarterly dividend payments going forward. Riverview's management team and Board of Directors remain focused on building ongoing value for the Company's shareholders."

Riverview Financial Corporation is the parent company of Riverview Bank, a $440 million asset community bank serving the greater Harrisburg market and six counties in central Pennsylvania.

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