Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Breaks Ground for New Building

Officials from the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union (PFCU) recently gathered at 5000 Baltimore Avenue to break ground for a new building to be reconstructed on their same location.
The new LEED-certified branch will replace their former building and better serve West Philadelphia residents and businesses. LEED promotes sustainability performance in key areas including: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.
Present for the ceremony were members of PFCU’s Board of Directors and Senior Management, including President/CEO James McAneney. “We made a decision to rebuild because of space limitations at the former branch,” said McAneney. “The reconstruction gives us the opportunity to provide a more spacious interior for members and businesses and to accommodate our expanding line of product offerings.”
The new branch will feature six teller stations, six platform desks and also include a greeter station, self-service coin machine, internet café area, express services and plasma screens that will feature daily live news feeds and marketing promotions. Outside of the building, two walk-up 24-hour ATMs will be available. Construction of the building is underway, and PFCU officials plan to open the doors of the new facility in Spring 2010.
PFCU was founded in 1951 and is currently among the top credit unions in the city. For more information, visit or call 215-934-3500 or 800-832-PFCU (outside the metropolitan area).