ESL Federal Credit Union

ESL Federal Credit Union

For Immediate Release:
November 30, 2012

For more information, contact:
Francine Patella Ryan
ESL Public Affairs Manager
585.336.1089 or 585.261.6220 (cell)


Rochester, NY— ESL Federal Credit Union announces the addition of John Cirella as business banking relationship manager.

In his new position, Cirella will be responsible for identifying, developing and managing business banking relationships in the Greater Rochester area. He will also facilitate the full range of loan, deposit and other non-credit services to existing and prospective clients.

Cirella previously managed a portfolio of diverse clients as a commercial loan officer for Northwest Savings Bank, where he specialized in developing commercial credit opportunities. He also worked at Five Star Bank serving in several capacities including branch management and small business development.

Cirella is a graduate of the University of Rochester, where he received a bachelor's degree in psychology. He resides in Spencerport with his wife, and two children.

Founded by George Eastman in 1920, ESL Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with $4.0 billion in assets. ESL employs more than 600 people locally and has about 300,000 members world-wide. The company was twice recognized as one of the Best Small and Medium Workplaces in America by the Great Place to Work® Institute and presented by Entrepreneur®. Access to the credit union includes 19 branch locations and more than 40 ATM locations, a Contact Center, and Internet, online and mobile banking channels. The company is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street, in Rochester, and can be found on the Internet at


John Cirella