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1 Harbor St, Ste 102
Boston, MA 02210

First Trade Union Bank, a leader in community banking, was founded in 1987 by the Massachusetts Carpenters Combined Pension and Annuity Funds (The Funds). In 2006, the Empire State Carpenters’ Pension Fund invested in the Bank as an equity partner. They are a growing institution that currently serves as the trusted advisor to a broad range of clients.

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Data for Q1 2014

Institution Health


Texas Ratio


The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans considered at risk. As of March 31, 2014 First Trade Union Bank had $8.78 million in non-current loans and owned real-estate with $64.73 million in equity and loan loss allowances on hand to cover it. This gives First Trade Union Bank a Texas Ratio of 13.57% which is above average. Any bank with a Texas Ratio near or greater than 100% is considered at risk.

Texas Ratio Trend


The Texas Ratio for First Trade Union Bank decreased slightly from 16.94% as of March 31, 2013 to 13.57% as of March 31, 2014, resulting in a positive change of 19.90%.This indicates that the balance sheet and financial strength for First Trade Union Bank has improved slightly in recent periods.

Deposit Growth


In the past year, First Trade Union Bank has increased its total deposits by $113.19 million, resulting in 23.75% growth for the year. A strong track record of growth is an indicator of consumer confidence and the bank's ability to strengthen its balance sheet. The growth First Trade Union Bank has shown is excellent.



Both FDIC and NCUA consider capitalization levels of banks and credit unions to be of high importance. Higher capitalization allows for a greater buffer when cover loans that may fail in the future. First Trade Union Bank has $694.36 million in assets with $64.73 million in equity, resulting in a capitalization level of 9.32%, which is average.

Institution Statistics

FDIC Certificate #32551
Year Established1987
Primary RegulatorOCC
Assets and Liabilities
Assets$694.36 million
Loans$552.87 million
Deposits$589.78 million
Equity Capital$57.73 million
Loan Loss Allowance$7.00 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$4.18 million
Real Estate Owned$4.60 million
Historic Data - March 2013
Assets$599.10 million
Equity Capital$56.08 million
Loan Loss Allowance$7.69 million
Unbacked Noncurrent Loans$4.18 million
Real Estate Owned$0
Profit Margin - Quarterly
Return on Assets0.51%
Return on Equity6.04%
Interest Income$6.12 million

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First Trade Union Bank Savings Account Rates

0.85%$2,500-FT High-Yield Savings
0.05%$50-Union Advantage Savings
0.05%$50-Statement Savings
0.05%$50-Passbook Savings
0.05%$50-Holiday Club

First Trade Union Bank Money Market Rates

0.10%$10k-Retail Money Market

First Trade Union Bank Checking Account Rates

0.05%$1k-FT Checking

First Trade Union Bank CD Rates

1.00%$500-5 Year CD
0.75%$500-3 Year CD
0.75%$500-4 Year CD
0.50%$500-2 1/2 Year CD
0.50%$500-18 Month Jump-Up CD
0.40%$500-2 Year CD
0.35%$500-18 Month CD
0.25%$500-1 Year CD
0.25%$500-13 Month CD
0.25%$500-15 Month CD
0.25%$500-15 Month Step-Up CD
0.20%$1k-6 Month CD
0.20%$1k-9 Month CD
0.15%$1k-3 Month CD
0.15%$1k-5 Month CD

First Trade Union Bank IRA Rates

1.00%$500-5 Year IRA
0.75%$500-3 Year IRA
0.75%$500-4 Year IRA
0.50%$500-18 Month Jump-Up IRA
0.50%$500-2 1/2 Year IRA
0.40%$500-2 Year IRA
0.35%$500-18 Month IRA
0.25%$500-1 Year IRA
0.25%$500-15 Month Step-Up IRA
0.20%$1k-6 Month IRA

First Trade Union Bank Locations
First Trade Union Bank1 Harbor St, Ste 102Boston, MA 2210
Lakeville Rd Branch2020 Lakeville RdNew Hyde Park, NY 11040