CUSO Extends to Caribbean
Through an alliance with United Nations Federal Credit Union, members of the Cooperativa San Jos? Credit Union in the Dominican Republic will have access to investment services.
The $3.3 billion credit union's CUSO, UNFCU Financial Advisors, will offer financial advisory services to individuals and businesses, investment management, company benefit programs such as medical and retirement, and a range of business and person insurance solutions, including auto, health, disability, property, residential and commercial, as well as discounts on a variety of products to Cooperativa's members.
About 4,000 members of Cooperativa live in the tri-state region, according to UNFCU, which is based in Long Island City, N.Y.
"We share a common mission of furthering the development and welfare of our members, who while living in the US remain closely connected to our institution," said Jose Abelardo Estevez, board chairman of Cooperativa. "What is more, ?UNFCU FA's multilingual professionals have the ideal mix of domestic and international experience."
Stephen Ryerson, president of UNFCU FA, said the CUSO is prepared to deliver customized solutions to Cooperativa's diverse membership.
UNFCU serves more than 91,000 members in over 200 countries and territories and has representative offices in Geneva, Vienna, Nairobi, Kenya and Rome.