At State ECU we believe both good times and the challenging times define a community. As a proud member of your community for over 60 years, we are here for you. We are honored to be recognized as your local choice for banking services, and strive every day to meet your financial needs.

State ECU has been named the Best Financial Institution and Best Financial Advisor in Santa Fe in Santa Fe Reporter’s Readers’ Choice Poll, as well as being honored as one of the Best Lenders in Santa Fe (2nd Place), and Best Mortgage Lender (3rd Place). Our branches in Belen and Los Lunas were recognized as the best Financial Institution in Valencia County for three years running!

State ECU was also recognized nationally on the Forbes’ List of the Best Credit Unions, as Forbes ranked State ECU among the top 3% of credit unions in the entire country.

State ECU has earned these honors for our dedication to helping members make sound financial decisions, raising the bar on members’ financial literacy, and offering products and services to make members’ financial lives easier. And all while putting members’ interests at the center of our business model.

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    Member Focused

    We put members’ interests at the center of our business model. Forbes recognizes State ECU for our dedication to helping members make sound financial decisions.

    Better Rates

    Because we’re a credit union, our profits go back to you in the form of better rates and lower fees. You too can enjoy the credit union difference!

    Local Services

    Our service with a smile starts with 7 convenient locations throughout the state of New Mexico—not to mention 60 years of friendly, helpful service. One-on-one support makes life easy.

    State ECU is an award-winning credit union, earning top rankings locally and nationally. Over the past five years, State ECU has been recognized in the following:

    Best of
    Santa Fe

    2021:
    Best Financial Institution
    Best Mortgage
    Best Financial Advisor: 2nd Place

    2020:
    Best Financial Institution
    Best Financial Advisor
    Best Business on St. Mikes: 2nd Place
    Best Lender: 2nd Place
    Best Mortgage: 3rd Place

    2019:
    Best Financial Institution: 3rd Place
    Best Lender: 3rd Place

    2018:
    Best Lender: 3rd Place
    Best Financial Institution: 3rd Place

    2017:
    Best Credit Union: 2nd Place
    Best Mortgage: 3rd Place

    Forbes

    2020:
    Top Credit Unions in the Nation

    2019:
    Top Credit Unions in the Nation

    Best of Valencia

    2020:
    Best Financial Institution

    2019:
    Best Financial Institution

    2018:
    Best Financial Institution

    ABQ Journal North

    2020:
    Best Auto Loan
    Best Financial Institution – 2nd Place

    2019:
    Best Financial Institution

    CRMNext

    2020:
    Right on the Money Champion

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    We would love to chat with you in person to discuss the credit union difference, and how State ECU will fit into your financial life. We’ll share our current offers and promotions, the benefits of membership, and answer any questions you may have.