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Syracuse is a city in central New York and has a population of about 150,000 people. The Syracuse metropolitan area is much larger, with a population of around 750,000 people. Notable cities in the area include Ithaca, Auburn, Cicero, Oswego, Rome, Cortland, Liverpool, Fulton, and North Syracuse.

Syracuse's main claim to fame is that it is the snowiest metropolitan area in the U.S., averaging almost 125 inches a year. Syracuse used to have a strong industrial economy, but now its largest employers are in government, education and healthcare. Syracuse has a modest banking industry, with 19 banks and 25 credit unions headquartered in the area. Notable institutions headquartered in the Syracuse region include Tompkins Trust Company, The Bank of East Asia, Empower Federal Credit Union, Americu, and CFCU Community Credit Union. PathFinder Bank, established in 1859, is the oldest institution still operating in the area. Altogether, there are more than 40 banks and 35 credit unions operating in the Syracuse area, with a total of about 520 branches.

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