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The Summit Federal Credit Union

In 2021, The Summit Federal Credit Union celebrated 80 Years of service to our community. As one of the fastest-growing financial institutions in the Finger Lakes region, Western and Central New York with full-service branches in Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Seneca Falls, and Cortland, the Summit is member-owned and provides a broad range of high-quality, cost-effective financial services. It is committed to educating and assisting members in achieving their financial goals. The Summit and its 240 employees strive to create an inclusive and professional environment where employees and members can be a part of a family and individual differences are respected and valued.... Read more


The Summit is owned by individuals, or members, who use the Credit Union’s financial products and services. The Summit operates to promote the well-being of its members. Profits made by The Summit are returned back to members in the form of reduced fees, higher savings rates, and lower loan rates.... Read more


The Summit's strategic vision is to focus on the following key components of success:
• Relevancy: Providing products and services that are important to our members.
• Sustainability: Implementing enhancements that allow the credit union to continue to thrive in the long-term.
• Differentiation: Distinguishing ourselves from the competition, making us the credit union of choice.
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We're here to improve our members' lives.... Read more

Additional Culture Details

Why We are Different
At The Summit, we believe that employees working together toward a common goal can accomplish anything they set out to do. With this in mind, we strive to be the very best at serving the needs of our members/owners.
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High Standards
We have HIGH STANDARDS: We do our best and pursue excellence in everything we do.
• Work to be the very best at serving the needs of our
members and supporting each other.
• Pledge to focus on continuous improvement and personal growth.
• Create value and deliver greatness.
• Make a positive difference in the lives of others

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What employees are saying

I get to interact with members everyday and truly feel that I make a difference. I have always wanted a Career where I have felt that I am helping others. I also feel valued and that I am not just another number.

It's a very happy positive environment

My supervisor and everyone at The Summit makes me feel very appreciated, also, my immediate supervisor is the best supervisor I have had of any previous employers.

I have the freedom to help members/staff with concerns. I leverage my experience to create valuable relationships. The Summit encourages and fosters creativity, self growth opportunities. I am proud of the team that I contribute to each day.

Everyone is like a Family !

I feel like I am making a difference in the organization and in the lives of our members.

the opportunities seem endless and the people make me feel at home.

I am consistently learning something new every day & I work with an extremely supportive manager.