Polish & Slavic FCU is a $1.5 billion credit union in the United States. Servicing 99,277 people in 15 branches in New York, New Jersey and Illinois. The largest ethnic credit union in United States.
The Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union was established in 1976 by the founders of the Polish & Slavic Center led by Rev. Longin Tolczyk. The founders wanted to help immigrants who, upon arrival in NYC, wanted to buy houses in Greenpoint but were turned down by the banks. Banks were unwilling to extend credit for purchases or renovations of real estate properties to people who did not yet have an established credit history, especially since these properties were located in an area that was run-down at the time – less