Patelco Credit Union opens new branch in San Jose

The Bay Area-Based Credit Union opens its newest branch designed to bring the pursuit of financial wellness for its members

DUBLIN, CA (November 7, 2018) Patelco Credit Union opened its newest branch located in the Almaden Ranch Marketplace at 5185 Cherry Ave, Suite 50 in San Jose, California. With 37 branches across Northern California, Patelco’s latest branch will enable the credit union to better serve its members in Santa Clara County and beyond with more personalized service through its open floor plan and more private member offices.

“We are proud to expand in the Almaden area to better serve our San Jose-based members,” said Erin Mendez, Patelco President and CEO. “As a community credit union, offering this space to our members and the broader community will help aid our commitment to building financial strength and resiliency in a more holistic and personal way, be it for everyday transactions or complex personal financial needs such as investing for retirement or buying a home.”

To commemorate the new branch, Patelco is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and community celebration reception with local non-profits and members of the San Jose City Government. Patelco will provide refreshments, giveaways, hourly prizes, and more for attendees.

  • When: Thursday, November 15, 1-4 p.m. (The ribbon cutting event will occur shortly after 1 P.M.)
  • Where: Patelco Credit Union, 5185 Cherry Ave., Suite 50, San Jose, CA 95118

The new branch is complete with amenities that will foster deeper, more engaging conversations with its members and the community through the following features:

  • A large community conference room
  • Digital self-service center
  • Six private member service offices
  • Comfortable seating through the central lounge area
  • A nine-screen digital media center showcasing information about Patelco’s products and services.

The branch design is inspired by Patelco’s members-first, partnership-driven philosophy to have the member’s best financial interest at heart. This location is also part of Patelco’s aim to help its members live their best financial lives by being there for them every step of the way, both in-person and online. Member benefits include free membership, lower fees and higher returns than the big banks, online banking, and access to over 30,000 ATMs and 6,000 shared branches.

About Patelco Credit Union

Dublin, Calif.-based Patelco Credit Union is a not-for-profit credit union committed to serving the financial health and wellbeing of its membership. With 500,000 members, primarily in and around northern California, Patelco is dedicated to improving its members’ financial health and wellbeing by offering personalized solutions, advice, and expertise that empower members to live their best financial lives. Founded in 1936 with $500 in assets by Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company employees, Patelco is in the top one percent of U.S. credit unions with more than $9 billion in assets. For more information, visit


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