Syracuse Fire Department Employees FCU is the 1000th financial institution on Zelle
Syracuse Federal Credit Union Fire Department employees provide members with a fast, secure, and easy way to send money digitally with Zelle.
Today, more than 6,000 members have access to ZelleÂ® through online banking or in the mobile application of the credit union. The credit union is the 1000th financial institution to offer ZelleÂ®.
âOur members have jobs that are anything but 9 to 5, and need to be able to send money quickly and easily, when and where it’s most convenient for them,â said Andrea Thune, CEO of Syracuse Fire. Department Employees Federal Credit. Union. âZelleÂ® allows them to send money directly from their credit union accounts, with delivery to the recipient typically done in just a few minutes. “
Money sent with ZelleÂ® goes directly from one US bank account to another, using only the recipient’s US email address or mobile phone number. Funds are usually available within minutes when both parties are already registered with ZelleÂ®.
“ZelleÂ® turned four years old in June and what better way to celebrate than to welcome our 1,000th financial institution to the network,” said Al Ko, CEO of Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator of ZelleÂ®. âFor over 70 years, the Syracuse Fire Department Employees Federal Credit Union has provided financial services to local first responders, and it is an honor for ZelleÂ® to be part of this experience now. “
Syracuse Fire Department Employees Federal Credit Union offers ZelleÂ® through Fiserv’s Turnkey Service for ZelleÂ®, which optimizes commissioning so that banks and credit unions can get their customers and members to use ZelleÂ® faster than ever. Fiserv activates ZelleÂ® for more than 600 financial institutions.
âConsumers are embracing the speed, convenience and security of real-time payments, and financial institutions are ready to deliver,â said Matt Wilcox, president, Digital Payments and Data Aggregation at Fiserv. âWe are proud to be a part of this important milestone as the Syracuse Fire Department Employees Federal Credit Union takes its hard-working members to the next step in their digital payment journey. “
The ZelleÂ® network includes financial institutions of all sizes. Consumers who are not enrolled and receive a payment notification or request for payment can enroll through their financial institution or by downloading the ZelleÂ® app if their financial institution does not offer ZelleÂ®. Consumers should only use ZelleÂ® to send and receive money with friends, family, and people they know and trust.
Zelle and the associated Zelle marks are the exclusive property of Early Warning Services, LLC and are used herein under license.