Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union

Credit Union
Routing Number
222079424

Announcements & Notifications

Announcements & Notifications

 

October 2, 2018 - Youth Halloween Facebook Contest

Enter to WIn - $100 Billy Beez Gift Card or $100 Lasertron Grift Card

To enter: Post on our facebook wall 1) First name, 2) Age, 3) Favorite Halloween TRICK OR TREAT & 4) What prize you would like to win.

(e.g. John, 8, Kit Kat, Billy Beez)

A parent/guardian may use thier facbook profile to enter a safari or teen member into the drawing. One entry per person and may only select one prize. Contest ends 10/31/18 and winners will be selected by randon 11/05/18.

 

October 2, 2018 - Member Appreciation Day

As a thank you to our members for their loyalty to Buffalo Metropolitan FCU, BMFCU will be having a member appreciation day on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Stop by the Credit Union for a sweet treat!

Enter Buffalo Metropolitan’s Member Appreciation Facebook Contest now until October 31st for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card! To Enter: Post on Buffalo Metropolitan’s facebook page why you became a member of the Credit Union.

Must be a member of the credit union to be eligible - A winner will be selected by random and their name will be posted on the Credit Union’s facebook page on November 6th.

 

August 27, 2018 - ATTENTION - Unclaimed Property / Inactive Accounts

Accounts that have been inactive for three years (see a list of names) will be turned over to NY State if they do not contact Buffalo Metropolitan at 716.847.6960 by 10/31/18.

 

June 11, 2018 - Services Down Monday, August 13th After 4:30PM/Eastern

In order to serve you better, we are in the process of improving our operating system. Due to the system upgrade, the following services will not be available Monday, August 13th after 4:30PM/Eastern: Online banking & bill pay, mobile banking app & mobile check deposit, shared branches, and audio response. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact Buffalo Metropolitan at 716.847.6960 with any questions.

 

June 11, 2018 - Supervisory Committee Independent Verification of Accounts

The Supervisory Committee is conducting an independent verification of accounts. Any discrepancies regarding your account, please contact the Supervisory Committee in writing at P.O. Box 117, Buffalo, NY 14201.

 

June 11, 2018 - FREE Home Owners Insurance 101 Workshop

Not all home Owners Insurance policies are created equal. Learn how you can make sure you have the right coverage for you and your home! Buffalo Metropolitan & Liberty Mutual present Home Owners Insurance 101.

Home Owners Insurance 101 Workshop Agenda: 

  • How are home insurance rates determined? 
  • How to determine if you have the coverage you need? 
  • How to find a policy that fits your needs? 

When: Thursday, June 21st - 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Where: The Belle Center located at 104 Maryland St., Buffalo 14201
Snacks & refreshments will be served

RSVP: By email at Bradley.Waldron@LibertyMutual.com or call 716.677.2734 ext. 53691

Buffalo Metropolitan FCU does not represent Liberty Mutual. The workshop does not constitute an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of any information, products or services found therein. Material from the workshop is for general information purposes only; it is not legal opinion or legal advice. 
 
Buffalo Metropolitan FCU Members RECEIVE a 10% DISCOUNT on Home & Auto Insurance through Liberty Mutual

If you’re interested in a no-obligation quote on your auto and/or home insurance, please bring copies of your current insurance policy to the workshop.

If you’re unable to attend, but would still like a quote, please contact Buffalo Metropolitan's Liberty Mutual Representative, Brad Waldron at 716.677.2734 ext. 53691 or Bradley.Waldron@LibertyMutual.com.

 

June 11, 2018 - FREE Workshop Gives Teens Money Management Skills

Do you have a teenager (14-18 years of age) in your house or family? Are you committed to instilling lessons of financial responsibilities upon them? A FREE program that gives teens money management skills is being offered by Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union July 9-13, 2018.  

Money & Me teaches teenagers: 

  • Budgets: how to make them, how to keep them
  • Responsible checking account habits
  • Credit: the good, the bad, the ugly
  • Saving and shopping for a big purchase
  • Planning and investing for the future

Graduating participants will receive a:

  • Letter of Reference-for college and job applicants
  • $10.00 opening deposit to any participants wishing to open a Savings Account at the Credit Union 

 
The workshop is being held at St. Anthony's Church, 160 Court St. (across the street from the Credit Union) and is open to the public. Participants will meet every afternoon 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., July 9-13, 2018.  

To register, complete the Registration Form and return it to Buffalo Metropolitan by July 7. If you have any questions, please contact the Credit Union at 716.847.6960.

 

June 11, 2018 - Proudly Sponsoring Reading Rules! 2018 Kids Summer Reading Challenge

Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union is proud to sponsor Mayor Byron W. Brown's 17th Annual Reading Rules! 2018 Kids Summer Reading Challenge.The program is easy to participate in and it is open to any child in any public, parochial, private or charter school entering grades K-12 in any school district.

Instructions and necessary information are included here.

 

March 23, 2018 - National Credit Union Youth Month

Safari & Teen Cents members make a deposit to your account during the month of April for a chance to WIN a PIRATE CRUISE! A minimum deposit of $5.00 is required for entry & a registration slip must be completed at the teller window. Payroll deduction and direct deposit does not count as a deposit for entry.
 
Participants will also have a chance to WIN $1,000.00 from CUNA (Credit Union National Association). CUNA will randomly select one participating credit union. If BMFCU is selected, we will randomly draw one member from the registration slips to win the $1,000.00.

 

March 20, 2018 - Credit Union Closed Saturday, April 7th

& Services down Friday, April 6th through Sunday, April 8th

In order to serve our members better, we are in the process of improving our operating system. Due to the system upgrade, Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union will be closed Saturday, April 7, 2018. The following services will not be available Friday, April 6th through Sunday, April 8th: Online banking & bill pay, mobile banking app & mobile check deposit, shared branches, and audio response.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact the Credit Union at 716.847.6960 with any questions. 

 

January 8, 2018 - 81st Annual Meeting

Please be advised that the 81st Annual Meeting of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union will be held at 62 S. Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202 on 03/30/2018. The meeting will be held at 6:00 P.M. Refreshments and pastries will be served.  Nominating Committee has reported the following nominations:

Board of Directors
Three (3) Year Term • Three (3) to be Elected
Matthew Baudo • Sandra J. May • Bruna Michaux
 
Each of the above nominees has filed a statement with the secretary stating their willingness to serve faithfully, if elected to the office for which they were nominated.

Matthew M. Baudo
• Current Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Chairman of the Building Committee of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Member of the Asset Liability Committee of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Former Commissioner of Inspections and Licenses – City of Buffalo.


Sandra J. May
• Current Member of the Board of Directors of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Member of the Asset Liability Committee of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Retired Assistant Manager of Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union
• Former positions held at Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union: Teller, Loan Officer, Collector, Bookkeeper, and Loan Supervisor
• Employee of Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union from 1969 to 2015


Bruna Michaux
• Current 2nd Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Former Member of the Credit Committee of the Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union.
• Former Director of Parking Enforcement – City of Buffalo.
• Former Commissioner and Senior Tax Administrator – City of Buffalo – Department of Assessment and Taxation.

Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union has adopted a mail ballot for the election of its officers. Those members who were not nominated by the nominating committee, and who wish to run for any office that has been considered by the nominating committee and a candidate nominated therefore, must file a petition containing the signatures and account number or social security number of at least one hundred seventy-one (171) members in good standing as of December 31, 2017. Petitions may be obtained at our office during regular business hours on or after Saturday, January 13, 2018. Finally, all petitions must be filed at the Credit Union office no later than Monday, February 12, 2018 by 4:30 P.M.

In order for those candidates to appear on the mail ballot a petition must be filed. To be effective, such nominations shall be accompanied by a signed certificate from the nominee or nominees stating that they are agreeable to nomination and will serve, if elected to office. A statement of qualifications and biographical data must accompany each nominee, by petition. No nominations for the offices mentioned above will be entertained by the chair at the annual meeting.

Very truly yours,
Board of Directors

 

October 5, 2017 - Member Appreciation Day

As a thank you to our members for their loyalty to Buffalo Metropolitan FCU, BMFCU will be having a member appreciation day on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Breakfast pizza & orange juice in the am and cheese pizza & bottled water in the pm!

Enter Buffalo Metropolitan’s Member Appreciation Facebook Contest now until October 20th for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card! To Enter: Post on Buffalo Metropolitan’s facebook page why you became a member of the Credit Union.

Must be a member of the credit union to be eligible - A winner will be selected by random and their name will be posted on the Credit Union’s facebook page on October 24th

 

October 4, 2017 - Auto Loan Sale

  • Every disbursed auto loan from October 1- November 30th, 2017 will be entered into a drawing for a 55” Smart 4K HD TV.
  • Every disbursed auto loan will receive three months of SiriusXM Satellite Radio for FREE!

Apply Now!

Members who have/had SiriusXM or vehicles that have had SiriusXM radio in the last 12 months will not be eligible for this offer. Members will sign an opt-in form allowing the Credit Union to share the member’s address and email address with SiriusXM.

 

October 4, 2017 - Youth Halloween Facebook Contest

Enter to WIn - 2 Tickets to the Lion King at Shea's or 4 Tickets to  Kissmass Bash

Youth members and anyone in a BMFCU members household 18 years of age and younger are eligible for entry. To enter: Post on our facebook wall 1) First name, 2) Age, 3) Favorite candy, 4) What prize you would like to win. (e.g. John, 8, Kit Kat, Lion King)

A parent/guardian may use thier facbook profile to enter a child in their household into the drawing. One entry per person and may only select one prize. Contest ends 10/20/17 and winners will be selected by randon 10/24/17.

 

June 20, 2017 - Money & Me Program

A free program that teaches teens about money management and how to make it work for them is being offered by Buffalo Metropolitan. For five afternoons this summer, July 31-August 4 (12:00 PM-3:00 PM), Buffalo Metropolitan is providing teens with the hands on experience through Money & Me. Money & Me teaches a range of must know topics; budgets, how to make them, how to keep them, responsible checking account habits, credit: the good, the bad, and the ugly, saving and shopping for a big purchase, and planning and investing for the future.

To register complete the student registration form and return it to Buffalo Metropolitan by July 22nd. Participants must be enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) for the upcoming school year.

 

June 15, 2017 - Instagram Selfie Contest Announcement

Spreading some cash to the Buffalo area we love & serve! Upload a selfie from anywhere in Buffalo and get a chance to win one of three cash prizes ($700, $100, or $60)! Contestants must follow us and tag us @BuffaloMetropolitan in order to be entered into the drawing. Don't forget to like and share our Facebook page, Buffalo Metropolitan Federal Credit Union, and be sure to use the hashtags #716SelfieContest #BankingWithBfloMetroCU #TryACreditUnion. Winners will be selected by random drawing in September.

 

June 7, 2017 - 80th Anniversary Auto Sale

Purchase from a dealership or refinance an existing auto loan: Rates as low as 1.80%APR for models 2016 & newer, up to 96 months. Rates as low as 2.80%APR for models 2015 and older, up to 72 months.

Purchase from Enterprise Car Sales: Recieve 1.00% off the current rate for rates as low as .80%APR on models 2016 & newer, up to 60 months and up to $20,000. Recieve .50% off the current rate for rates as low as 1.30%APR on models 2015 & older and/or loans over 60 months or over $20,000.

APR=Annual Percentage Rate. All programs, rates, terms & conditions are subject to change at any time without notice. As low as 96 monthly payments of $11.19 per $1,000 borrowed at 1.80%APR. As low as 72 monthly payments of $15.11 per $1,000 borrowed at 2.80%APR. As low as 60 monthly payments of $17.01 per $1,000 borrowed at .80%APR. As low as 72 monthly payments of $14.45 per $1,000 borrowed at 1.30%APR.

 

May 2, 2017 - New Investment Opportunity

Celebrating 80 Years of Service to the Buffalo area with a new investment opportunity:

Term - 2 years and 80 days
8.25%APY for the first 80 days
0.50%APY for the following two years

Minimum $500.00 - Maximum $50,000.00
Early withsdrawal penatlies apply
APY=Annual Percentage Yield

Credit Union rates, terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice

 

April 6, 2017 - National Credit Union Youth Month

Safari & Teen Cents members make a deposit to your account during the month of April for a chance to WIN a PIRATE CRUISE! A minimum deposit of $5.00 is required for entry & a registration slip must be completed at the teller window. Payroll deduction and direct deposit does not count as a deposit for entry.
 
Participants will also have a chance to WIN $1,000.00 from CUNA (Credit Union National Association). CUNA will randomly select one participating credit union. If BMFCU is selected, we will randomly draw one member from the registration slips to win the $1,000.00.
 

March 3, 2017 - Youth & Teen Accounts WIN $50.00

Youth and Teen account members, enter our St. Patrick's Day contest for a chance to WIN $50 deposit and a pot of chocolate gold coins. To enter post on our facebook page your first name, age and what you would do if you found a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.

Must be a member of Buffalo Metropolitan to enter. One youth account and one teen acount member will win a $50.00 deposit to his/her account and a pot of chocolate gold coins. Contest ends 3/25/17. Winners will be notified 4/3/17.