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First New York Announces Gloria Friello Promoted to Assistant Vice President of Lending Operations



First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Gloria Friello has been promoted to Assistant Vice President of Lending Operations. Gloria was previously the Loan Operations Administrator of the company’s Lending Department.

Gloria began her career with First New York in 1981 as a Clerk in the Accounting Department. In 1982, she was promoted to Payroll Clerk, then to Loan Interviewer and finally to Loan Officer. In 1986, Gloria was promoted to Senior Loan Officer and in 1989 was promoted to Loan Manager. In 1999, Gloria became the Loan Operations Administrator.

Prior to joining First New York Federal Credit Union, Gloria worked as a Secretary and Receptionist through Dunhill Temps, and as a Teller at Schenectady Federal Savings and Loan.

First New York Federal Credit Union was founded in 1937 as Schenectady Teachers Federal Credit Union and now operates six full service branches throughout the greater Capital Region. The credit union offers traditional financial products found at many financial institutions including checking and savings accounts, share certificates and money market accounts, auto and personal loans, mortgages and home equity loans, and commercial deposit and loan accounts. First New York Federal Credit Union also operates in-school branches run by student volunteers throughout the area, including Schenectady, Mohonasen, and Scotia-Glenville High Schools.

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