History

Established in 1937, First New York was originally chartered to serve the teachers of the Schenectady City School district.

Today, First New York serves over 30,000 members in Schenectady, Albany, Saratoga, Schoharie and Rensselaer counties, including the employees of over 100 companies and school districts. We have 7 locations, 5,000+ shared branching locations and over 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs in our networks nationwide.

Through the years, First New York has listened to the needs of our members and met those needs with financial services that go beyond those of other financial institutions.

Our mission is “to consistently surpass member expectations by enthusiastically providing first-class personal and professional service with a commitment to continuous innovation.”