First New York Federal Credit Union opens all branch lobbies

ALBANY, NY (May 26, 2020) — First New York Federal Credit Union has reopened all seven branches and has installed safety measures for the protection of both members and employees. The Credit Union remained open during the coronavirus outbreak, offering the use of drive-throughs, interactive teller machines and online banking services.

“Some of our members prefer doing their banking with our team members that know them personally, so we felt comfortable reopening our branches with proper health and safety protocols in place,” said Lucy G. Halstead, First New York President and CEO.

Employees will be required to wear masks and gloves and plexiglass protective barriers have been installed for extra precaution. Visit for a full list of branch locations and hours.

About First New York Federal Credit Union

Founded in 1937, First New York Federal Credit Union offers a full suite of financial services, including checking and savings accounts, auto, home and personal loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, and commercial lending and investment services. With $450 million in assets and over 32,000 members, First New York has branches in Albany, Cobleskill, Glenville, Halfmoon, Niskayuna, North Greenbush, Rotterdam, and Saratoga. Members also have access to stand-alone kiosks in Colonie, Rotterdam and Saratoga, and more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide. For more information, call 518-393-1326, 1800, visit


Justin Cresswell, V.P. of Marketing & Membership Development
First New York Federal Credit Union
(518) 393-1326 ext. 1801

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