Experts List

The Credit Union Association of New York has served as the trade association for the state’s credit unions for 92 years. We welcome questions you may have about New York credit unions and the credit union industry, and thank you for your interest.

If you would like to speak with an Association expert for comments on any of the following topics or related topics, please call or e-mail Ron McLean, Association SVP at (800) 342-9835, ext. 8191; (518) 437-8191;, for assistance. We can also help you contact credit union leaders across the state.

Governmental Affairs

  • current legislative priorities and issues
  • grassroots lobbying
  • legislative advocacy

Regulatory Affairs

  • credit union laws and regulations
  • state vs. federal credit union issues
  • regulatory advocacy

Credit Union Foundation/Community Involvement

  • financial literacy and education
  • serving the underserved
  • statewide scholarship program
  • statewide Credit Unions Care for Kids program

Products and Services

  • employee benefits
  • human resource management
  • financial network services - shared branching
  • mortgage lending and refinancing
  • debit, credit and ATM programs

Basic Credit Union Information

  • philosophy
  • history
  • credit union difference
  • dual chartering system
  • credit union membership and governance
  • credit unions' non-tax status
  • statistics
  • trends