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    Sidney Federal Credit Union Breaks Ground on Cicero Location

    SIDNEY, NY (July 20, 2023): – Sidney Federal Credit Union (SFCU) ceremonially broke ground on its first Syracuse-area branch at 8062 Brewerton Rd. in Cicero, NY. Board Chairman Scott McLean and CEO Jim Reynolds had the honor of launching the project.

    The new branch will feature the same concierge-style concept that SFCU established in its Amsterdam location, with personal teller pods and video-enabled iTMs that allow members to connect virtually with an SFCU representative while conducting transactions. The approximately 3,000 square-foot building will also feature a large “community room” that can be used for financial wellness seminars, first-time homebuyer classes and more.

    Principle Design Engineering PLLC based in Norwich, NY are the architects of the build and S.J. Thomas Co. Inc. based in Syracuse, NY has been selected as general contractor. Construction will begin as soon as permits are approved by the town of Cicero and plans are to complete the project by late 2023 or early 2024.

    SFCU continues to be one of the fastest growing credit unions in New York. Membership currently stands more than 67,000 strong and assets total more than $865 million.

    Headquartered in Sidney, NY, SFCU is a full-service financial institution providing the tools and resources members need to make banking easy and convenient. SFCU membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in: Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Madison, Montgomery, Onondaga, Otsego and Schoharie counties and portions of Broome, Oneida and Herkimer counties. More information on SFCU can be found at