my ActorsFCU story
Tamar Greene

When I needed to buy my first home, I called ActorsFCU and they took me in with open arms and great rates! Very kind people.

Joy Bridenbaker

A classically-trained life-long performer, joining ActorsFCU was as fulfilling as an artist as it was shrewd as a business woman.

Bright Ayisi

As an actor branding & developing yourself is very important, for me knowing that my banking is in good health puts me at ease.

John Grigley

My daughter made it possible for us to join ActorsFCU back in 2004. This Credit Union has been great!

Michael Lanning

I was with another bank when I moved to NYC in 2000. Switching to ActorsFCU was the best banking decision I ever made!!
Thanks, ActorsFCU!

JAC Carrera

I feel so secure banking with ActorsFCU. As I grow in this business I know my future will be secured.

Cody Owens

This place is dope! Best rates and customer service all the time. And I don’t even live in New York!

Toree Hill

Thanks, ActorsFCU, for being in LA when I left NY, and for helping me get a Chelsea apartment when I returned to Manhattan.

Aurelia  Williams

I was able to borrow the amount that I needed to buy a car appropriate for my growing family.

Alan H. Green

Of all my success, I am most proud that I own an apartment in Hell’s Kitchen—thanks to ActorsFCU. All actors should bank with ActorsFCU!

Aaralyn Anderson

Joining Actors Federal Credit Union was a major step for me as an actor. I am glad to know as I work I can save securely as I grow.

Bruce Thomas

ActorsFCU has always been there for me - when I moved into the NYC area and now that I live out of the NYC area, 27 years later.

Curt Williams

Nothing but good experiences with ActorsFCU!

Ruth Carsch

Joining ActorsFCU was a “no-brainer.” I wouldn’t bank anywhere else. ActorsFCU continues to grow and offers the services I need.

Diana LeBlanc

I feel so much better banking with ActorsFCU. They also provided me with an excellent mortgage interest rate!

Our Story
Our Story
Founded on the principle that financial security should extend to actors, too, ActorsFCU has given artists and performers the credit they need to help them realize their dreams.
Here’s how:
1962
“Don’t Call Us.
We’ll Call You.”
Seeing fellow actors struggle to obtain credit, Conrad Bain (of “Diff’rent Strokes” fame), along with six other AEA members, establishes Actors Federal Credit Union.
Don’t Call Us. We’ll Call You.
1962
Late 1960s
A ‘Fantastick’ Break
The “Case for Actors without Credit” is closed when Jerry Orbach (of “Law and Order” fame) gets the first mortgage from ActorsFCU.
1960s
Jerry Orbach gets the first mortgage from ActorsFCU
1979
From Fleet Street to Cabot Cove
Dame Angela Lansbury is welcomed as ActorsFCU’s ten-thousandth member.
Angela Lansbury
From Fleet Street to Cabot Cove
Dame Angela Lansbury is welcomed as ActorsFCU’s ten-thousandth member
1980s
An Ensemble Cast Is Born
ActorsFCU joins forces with leading industry unions and credit unions.
Actors Equity
ATSEI
Local 802
SAG AFTRA
An Ensemble Cast Is Born
1999
A Leading Lady Enters
Denise Nolin is appointed ActorsFCU’s first chairwoman.
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And the Award Goes to...
ActorsFCU installs its first ATM, and soon becomes New York City’s number one credit union provider of ATMs. Pounding the pavement is forever improved.
2000s
On the Road
ActorsFCU expands its scope to reach members across the country through increased ATM deployment and a growing network of credit union Shared Branches.
2007-2014
On-Location
Branch offices open, setting the stage for unparalleled member care.
2013-2014
And now...
Our easy-to-use mobile apps are up and running, earning countless thumbs up from busy members on the go.