Del Norte Credit Union Voted #1 Financial Institution By Best Of Santa Fe 2019…For Fifth Consecutive Year

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Del Norte Credit Union Voted #1 Financial Institution By Best Of Santa Fe 2019…For Fifth Consecutive Year

This year, DNCU is also proclaimed #1 Lender, Best Mortgage Lender, and Best Place to Work.

SANTA FE, N.M.—Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative was just named #1 Financial Institution by the Santa Fe Reporter’s Readers’ Poll in 2019! This is the fifth year in a row that DNCU ranks as #1 Financial Institution. The awards do not end there as DNCU is named #1 Lender in Santa Fe for 2019! In the categories for Best Mortgage Lender and Best Place to Work, Del Norte Credit Union came in third place.

“We love the Santa Fe Reporter’s Best of Santa Fe poll because it is our local community that votes for their best” says DNCU CEO/President Chuck Valenti. “That’s very important to us, and we are honored and grateful that our members and community stand behind DNCU’s mission of Improving Lives. This year’s recognition is shared by our team, our board of directors, our membership, and the communities we serve. Everyone plays an important role in the delicate eco-system of our financial cooperative.”

As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, DNCU operates with their members in mind. There are no out-of-state stockholders, the stockholders (owners) are the members – now over 51,000 – that use Del Norte Credit Union as their banking institution. DNCU provides checking and saving accounts, personal loans, auto loans, mortgage loans, investment and retirement planning services—all created with the intension to improve lives.

“Historically, credit unions were formed to save members money on fees, and provide an alternative to traditional banks”, says Senior Vice President of Marketing, Kim Currie. “It is uplifting to have DNCU recognized as Best of Santa Fe for 2019 so that more people in our community can join the cooperative movement.”

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About Del Norte Credit Union

Charted in 1954, Del Norte Credit Union is dedicated to improving lives by being the ideal partner for a better future. Their financial products are designed to provide financial success for their over 51,000 membership throughout the state of New Mexico and surrounding areas. For more information, visit