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ESL Federal Credit Union Names Bhim Dhakal as a Mortgage Originator

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Bhim Dhakal to the role of mortgage originator. He recently completed the ESL Mortgage Origination Development Program, an internal 13-month program designed to provide select employees with exposure and training around the mortgage lending process. In his new role, Dhakal works with individuals and families to find the best home buying solutions in their homebuying journey. He also develops and maintains positive relationships with local real estate brokers.

Bhim joined ESL in 2014 as a teller and has held roles of senior teller, bilingual relationship banker, and senior relationship banker. He is fluent in both English and Nepali and earned a Business Administration and Management degree from Monroe Community College.

About ESL Federal Credit Union

With more than 100 years of locally owned history, ESL Federal Credit Union serves as a full-service financial institution to more than 425,000 members and 16,600 businesses. Founded in 1920, the company provides personal banking, business banking, mortgage services, and wealth management services through its locally based 24-branch network; telephone, mobile and online banking; and live chat center.

The Rochester-based financial institution employs approximately 950 people in the Greater Rochester area and holds more than $9.2 billion in assets. Since 1996, ESL has paid out 29 consecutive Owners’ Dividends to its members totaling more than $290 million. Since the creation of its Community Impact initiative in 2018, ESL has reinvested more than $100 million in grants throughout the community. The company has appeared on Great Place to Work® lists since 2010. ESL Federal Credit Union is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street, in Rochester, and can be found online at

For more information, contact:

Rich Pulvino, APR
VP/Director, Marketing