GTE Financial named one of America’s Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions By Newsweek

TAMPA, FL (January 25, 2024) — Tampa-based credit union GTE Financial is proud to announce Newsweek has named the institution one of America’s Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions 2024. The credit union received a five-star ranking among 250 other banks and credit unions in the United States.

“At GTE Financial, we are committed to providing excellent service and innovative solutions to help our members achieve their financial goals. We are honored to have achieved this national recognition as a testament to our commitment to our members and local community,” comments Brian Best, President and CEO of GTE Financial. “This recognition is a significant milestone for us, showing that we positively impact our members’ financial well-being.”

Newsweek’s recognition is based on a rigorous evaluation of banks and credit unions across the United States. Newsweek believes regional banks and credit unions stand out for their customer-centric financial services and prove that a community-centered approach can redefine the banking experience. To view the complete list of America’s Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions 2024 by Newsweek, please visit

About GTE Financial

GTE Financial is a not-for-profit financial cooperative located throughout West Central Florida with $2.9 billion in assets and 24 Community Financial Centers. Chartered in 1935, GTE Financial is the official credit union of the Tampa Bay Lightning and is locally owned and operated in the Tampa Bay area, serving more than 230,000 individuals and businesses. For more information on GTE Financial, visit

About Newsweek

Newsweek is the global media organization that has earned audience time and trust for more than 90 years. Newsweek reaches 100 million people each month with thought-provoking news, opinion, images, graphics, and video delivered across a dozen print and digital platforms. Headquartered in New York City, Newsweek also publishes international editions in EMEA and Asia. To learn more information, please visit


Savannah Cruz

More News