Many of the local residents and business owners we have worked with over the years are eager to tell their stories about how we have impacted their lives and financial wellbeing. From small business loans and mortgage lending to how our amazingly low rates have helped our members save, we are proud to highlight our member's stories.

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Ian Christensen, owner of Perfection Cleaning wearing a black branded shirt and washing an outer window at Adirondack Regional Federal Credit Union in Plattsburgh

Member Stories: Ian Christensen - Owner of Perfection Cleaning

“It’s like a family environment,” Christensen says. “It’s like I’m dealing with my brothers and sisters. That’s what I appreciate the most.”
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A new $12 million dollar hotel is in the works for Tupper Lake, NY.

Member Stories: Jacob Wright - CEO of Skyward Hospitality

When Betsy Lowe and Nancy Howard needed a partner to realize their dream of bringing a hotel to downtown Tupper Lake, they turned to Jacob Wright, CEO of Skyward Companies. And Wright turned to Adirondack Regional FCU.
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What Our Members Have to Say

Member Stories: Kathy Love

“If I find something I like, I stick with it,” says Kathy Love.
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Member Stories: Dorothy Blew

In 1977, Dorothy and her husband Bernard knew the benefits of working with a credit union and played a major part in attracting what is now our Plattsburgh branch. Dorothy has never looked back.
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Member Stories: Cabin Fever Floral & Gifts

After opening Cabin Fever Floral & Gifts, owner Annie (Churco) Eldred faced a deadline to purchase her property or face losing the business. Adirondack Regional Federal Credit Union took a chance that gave her the boost that got her off the ground.
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Member Stories: Christina Spoor

In 1959, when Christina Spoor opened an account at the Sunmount Employees’ Federal Credit Union in Tupper Lake, she wasn’t looking for a lifelong relationship. She just wanted a place to cash her paycheck.
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Member Story: Ron Belleville

When Ron Belleville owned Belleville & Associates, a Tupper Lake insurance agency, he knew the importance of providing a personal touch. It’s one of the reasons why the lifelong Tupper Laker counts on Adirondack Regional FCU, instead of a banking institution based somewhere else.
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Member Story: Anthony Quinn

After a long career in management and as an entrepreneur, Anthony Quinn had seen over and over the benefits of working with local credit unions. So when he and his wife, Lynn, arrived in Tupper Lake in 2016, they made a beeline to Adirondack Regional FCU.
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Member Story: Ryan Earle

Plattsburgh business owner, Ryan Earle, has a vision for his real estate company. Up until he met with Adirondack Regional Federal Credit Union’s CEO Russ Cronin, though, Ryan had experienced resistance getting the financial institutions he worked with on commercial real estate loans to see things the same way.
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