Municipal Credit Union cuts ribbon on new St. Albans branch
Third branch in queens features key high-tech banking tools
NEW YORK, NY (December 13, 2017) — Municipal Credit Union (MCU) has expanded its footprint in Queens, cutting the ribbon on its new St. Albans branch on Tuesday, December 12. The branch is MCU’s third branch in Queens and 18th overall.
State Senator Leroy Comrie and NYS DFS Deputy Superintendent for Community and Regional Banks Yolanda Ford joined MCU President/CEO Kam Wong, MCU Board Chair James Durrah, and members of MCU’s Board of Directors in cutting the ribbon on the new branch located at 188-39 Linden Blvd. The 4,000-square foot branch features many high-tech banking tools including an interactive e-banking center, touch screen displays, and Instant Deposit ATMs. The branch is also staffed with teller stations and Member Service Representatives for personal banking assistance.
“We are so proud to cut the ribbon on our St. Albans branch today and pleased to expand our footprint in Queens, where many of our members live and work,” said MCU President/CEO Kam Wong. “Our members deserve convenient and efficient in-branch banking, and this new branch delivers both. We know everyone will appreciate the advanced technology banking options featured in this branch, as well as the convenience of having an MCU branch in their neighborhood.”
“MCU’s mission is Strong, Trusted, Growing, and today, as we cut the ribbon on our new branch, we are showing we value and live that mission daily. We are excited to expand our presence in Queens and look forward to being better able to serve our members and new members in our St. Albans location,” said MCU Board Chair James Durrah.
“Through its consistent partnership on a variety of neighborhood initiatives and events, Municipal Credit Union has demonstrated a deep commitment to our community,” said Senator Comrie. “I am pleased to see that municipal employees and residents in the district will gain greater access to financial options and resources with the opening of this new branch.”
The St. Albans branch is MCU’s third branch in Queens, joining its branches in Springfield Gardens and Rego Park. It is the 18th branch in MCU’s network of branches throughout the five boroughs, Yonkers, and Long Island. The St. Albans branch is open six days a week; its hours are: Monday and Thursday from 9am – 6pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-5pm, and Saturday from 9am – 2pm.
Members of MCU’s Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee join (7th from the left; from left to right) MCU Board Chair James Durrah, NYS DFS Deputy Superintendent for Community and Regional Banks Yolanda Ford, NY State Senator Leroy Comrie and MCU President/CEO Kam Wong in cutting the ceremonial ribbon on MCU’s new St. Albans branch. The new 4,000-square foot branch is the credit union’s third branch in Queens, joining Springfield Gardens and Rego Park.
About Municipal Credit Union
Municipal Credit Union is the oldest credit union in New York State and one of the oldest and largest in the country. Established in 1916 and headquartered in New York City, today MCU has assets of more than $3.0 billion and offers a full range of financial services to its more than 550,000 members. MCU is an equal opportunity lender, and deposits are federally insured to at least $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a U.S. government agency. For more information about Municipal Credit Union, visit www.nymcu.org.