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Metro Credit Union welcomes Eric Gilliland, Vice President, Commercial Lending

December 22, 2020

Metro Credit Union, Massachusetts’ largest state-charted credit union, today announced that Eric Gilliland has joined the organization as Vice President, Commercial Lending.

In his role, Gilliland is responsible for originating commercial real estate loans and managing the existing commercial lending portfolio.

Gilliland brings more than 30 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry with a focus on commercial real estate lending. Prior to joining Metro, he held senior-level lending positions at TD Bank, Webster Bank, Washington Mutual, and GE Capital.

“Eric’s vast knowledge and many years of experience make him an excellent addition to the commercial lending team at Metro,” said Kevin Malone, Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Lender, Commercial Services. “I’m grateful for the fresh and nuanced thinking he brings to the group and am confident in his continued success here.”

Gilliland is the Treasurer of the Marblehead Festival of the Arts. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from Salem State College. He lives in Marblehead with his wife and three children.
About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts, with $2.3 billion in assets. Metro provides a full range of financial products to more than 225,000 members in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable, Bristol and Worcester counties in Massachusetts, and Rockingham and Hillsborough counties in New Hampshire, as well as to employees of over 1,200 companies through its Metro@work program.

Founded in 1926, Metro currently operates 14 branch offices in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury. Metro is also a Juntos Avanzamos (“Together We Advance”) designated credit union, an honor given to financial institutions for their commitment to serving and empowering Hispanic and immigrant consumers. Metro was recently named among the most charitable companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal. Learn more at MetroCU.org and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Metro Credit Union is closely monitoring the COVID-19 emergency and working with members who are impacted. For more information about access to our branches and how to manage your accounts remotely during this time, please visit MetroCU.org/access.

Emily Lospennato