Metro Jumps Forward in Banker & Tradesman's Annual 'Fast 50' Mortgage Ranking

Leading Banking Trade Evaluation Sees Metro CU Leap Forward in Both Purchase and Refi Mortgages

CHELSEA, Mass. (August 27, 2013) – Metro Credit Union, the Commonwealth’s  largest state-chartered credit union, was today recognized for taking a strong  step forward in Banker & Tradesman’s annual “Fast50” ranking of the fifty  fastest-growing mortgage lenders in Massachusetts. The magazine’s ranking saw  Metro CU jump 19 spots, to eighth place overall in refinance/second mortgages.  On the purchase/money mortgages ranking, Metro CU jumped almost half the pack to  debut at 27th on the ranking.

“The average homeowner can see this ranking and be confident that Metro  Credit Union is not only committed to making home loans available and accessible  in our community, but also maintaining an attractive offering in the  marketplace,” said Robert Cashman, president and CEO of Metro Credit Union. “I  am proud of our people who work so hard to serve our membership as it continues  to grow and become more engaged across our suite of products and services.”

The “Fast50” ranking appeared in the August 26, 2013 edition of Banker &  Tradesman, a top trade real estate trade magazine.

About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in  Massachusetts with over $1.2 billion in assets, and serves more than 150,000  members. It is a growing, federally insured financial institution and a leading  provider of a full range of financial services to anyone living or working in  Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable or Worcester counties  in Eastern Massachusetts, as well as Massachusetts state employees and retirees  throughout the Commonwealth.

Founded in 1926, Metro CU is a non-profit cooperative institution, owned by  and operated for the people who use and benefit from its products and services.  Metro CU uses superior customer service and technology to deliver a full range  of financial products to consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts.  Metro CU is well known for providing members with unlimited refunds of other  banks’ ATM fees through its My Reward Checking account.

Metro CU has 14 branch offices conveniently located in Boston, Burlington,  Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury, and  is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout  the state.