New York State Funeral Directors Association

Issued May 14, 2018

ALBANY, NY -- Directors Choice Credit Union, sponsored by Funeral Directors Support Services, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of the New York State Funeral Directors Association has expanded their field of membership to include members and any funeral livery service associated with members of any local, state or national funeral trade association.

Chartered by the New York State Department of Financial Services in 2000 for the primary purpose of providing member business loans and financial services for funeral directors, the field of membership had expanded beyond New York to include members of the funeral directors associations of Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Montana, North Carolina and Wyoming.

During Directors Choice Credit Union's April Board of Directors meeting, it was voted to include funeral directors belonging to funeral trade associations nationwide to assist them with their financial needs.

Directors Choice offers a full array of services for both personal and business members, including: 

  • Free checking;
  • Competitive dividend and certificate rates; and
  • Low loan rates.  

"Our niche market is on specialty vehicles, with some of the lowest rates available and very quick approval times," says Board Chairman Eugene M. Guarino, LFD

According to Guarino, "Directors Choice Credit Union provides personalized financial services unique to the funeral directing profession." 

Directors Choice Credit Union is a New York State chartered credit union with $10 million in assets and federally insured by the NCUA.


If you would like more information on Directors Choice Credit Union, please contact Kim Young at 800-593-5920 or email