First Niagara has been planning for the re-use of the closed 762 Joseph Avenue branch since it acquired the property from HSBC in the spring of 2012. In preparation for the branch donation, First Niagara staff removed all stored data from technology being donated, including computers at the location. Existing customers of the credit union, or those interested in becoming a member, can visit its 1275 Lexington Avenue location, or call 585-254-4543 for more information.
First Niagara will continue to serve the neighborhood from its 70 Lyell Avenue location and 11 other Rochester-area branches.
About First Niagara
First Niagara, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Niagara Bank, N.A., is a multi-state community-oriented bank with approximately 430 branches, $36 billion in assets, $28 billion in deposits, and approximately 6,000 employees providing financial services to individuals, families and businesses across Upstate New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For more information, visit
About Lexington FCU
Lexington Avenue Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, federally chartered cooperative financial institution founded by employees of Rochester Products in 1959. Lexington FCU serves individuals and businesses in the City of Rochester, NY and is wholly owned by its members. Lexington FCU is regulated by The National Credit Union Administration, with deposits insured up to $250,000 through the NCUA. To learn more about Lexington FCU, please visit
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