Preferred Providers

The following product and service providers have been selected based upon their ability to meet our expectations for quality and service, as well as their understanding of credit unions’ unique operations and goals.

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York FoolProof Financial Services, Inc. TCAR

Looking for client references? Simply email us to request a list of references for any of the following providers. (Please include your name, title, credit union name, phone number and the name of the vendor you are considering.)
25 Hauppauge Court
Hauppauge, New York 11788-3715
(631) 434-9500
Contact: Robert Posner, Partner

Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Company, P.C. (AVZ) is one of the largest certified public accounting firms on Long Island. We provide a wide range of financial, accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to a variety of businesses and industries. Located in Hauppauge, New York, AVZ serves a myriad of clients primarily on Long Island -- and has been doing so for over 50 years.

Whether positioned for steady growth, caught in the midst of economic change or searching for guidance in developing a business plan, you know that the services of a skillful accounting firm are invaluable. We consider ourselves to be a partner in growth for privately held businesses, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. AVZ is different because we look upon each assignment as a unique opportunity to provide each individual client the guidance to become more efficient and profitable.
101 Park Ave., New York, NY 10178-0599
Phone: (212) 681-6000 Fax: (212) 441-6890

Contact: Adam Goldstein, Senior V.P., Head of Sales & Marketing
(212) 441-6700

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The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (HLB) provides wholesale credit and correspondent products and services to 300 community lenders in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A partner in community lending, they offer products and services to help credit unions serve their members and meet their Community Reinvestment Act responsibilities.

HLB credit products enhance the financial strength of credit unions and other local lenders, providing them with a reliable source of liquidity at competitive prices so they in turn can help meet the housing finance and credit needs of their communities. A privately owned, federally chartered corporation, the HLB is part of the congressionally chartered, nationwide Federal Home Loan Bank System created in 1932 to provide a flexible credit liquidity source for member community lenders engaged in home mortgage and neighborhood lending.
291 West 7th St. #1704, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102

Contact: Nick Buettner, Chief Operating Officer
(612) 234-1748

FoolProof offers credit unions and other not-for-profit entities five web-based programs designed to teach people of all ages about money, financial responsibility and the realities of the free enterprise system. Programs include: the interactive Foolproof CUHQ website for young people; FoolProof for High Schools; FoolProof for Parents and Grandparents; FoolProof Solo for college-age students; and the constantly updated FoolProof Information Edge consumer education website for adults.

FoolProof is distributed nationally by Credit Union Strategic Partners (CUSP), a wholly owned credit union service corporation of the Credit Union Association of Colorado.
21 Harristown Rd., Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(888) 374-6200

Contact: Tom Dufner
(201) 652-6000

One of the nation's largest and most respected independent providers of complete banking solutions, FSI Financial Services, Inc. (FSI) offers financial institutions customized turnkey products, including: data processing, item processing, integrated packages and Internet services.

FSI is committed to delivering a complete, worry-free integration of products and services. Through their core banking system, internet, bank by phone services, item processing capabilities, hardware sales/support division or other customer-centric services, FSI offers a turnkey solution that enables credit unions to serve their members more effectively.
1001 Avenue of the Americas
14th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Contact: Mike Ryan, SVP

Keane is the only comprehensive provider of unclaimed property services in the country and the leader in member location services to the financial services industry. We are uniquely qualified to resolve lost and inactive member issues and have helped protect hundreds of millions of dollars in credit union assets from escheating. We offer customized programs that help you comply with state and federal rules, while protecting assets and strengthening consumer relationships.

Regardless of the type of account or property that is at risk of being escheated, our programs help clients:

• Locate lost members and reactivate dormant accounts
• Retain more assets under management
• Reduce expenses related to member location and claimed property reporting
• Manage risk and implement solution for ongoing compliance
• Reduce penalties and interest payments related to non-compliance

New York Escheat Season Overview, Keane Unclaimed Property - July 2013
PO Box 589, Burnt Hills, NY 12027
Phone: (518) 346-6286 Fax: (866) 496-3088

Contact: Gerry Todd
(518) 346-6286, ext. 1906

TCAR has provided repossession, remarketing and collection services to credit unions for more than 50 years. One of the largest and most respected companies in the industry, TCAR is comprised of two separate divisions: TCAR Recovery & Remarketing Services and TCAR Collection Services.

Through their vast network of storage facilities, TCAR Recovery & Remarketing Services meets repossession needs in all of New York, Maine, Connecticut, Vermont, Rhode Island and Northeastern Florida. They also offer several post repossession remarketing channels, including Open Lane, one of the largest and fastest growing online auctions in the country. The entire remarketing process is managed by expert staff to ensure clients’ assets bring the best return possible.

TCAR Collection Services handles deficiency loans, bad checks and all delinquent debts with a “no collect-no fee” policy.

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Note: Participation in our advertising program is not available to competitors of the Association, its affiliates or its contracted strategic business partners.