(Latham, N.Y.) Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Alissa Sykes has been promoted to Vice President of Lending from Assistant Vice President of Lending.
In this position, Sykes’ responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of lending for Sunmark which includes mortgage, home equity, consumer and business lending, loan servicing, and collections.
Sykes has been with Sunmark for almost ten years and previously served as Director of Mortgage Lending.
In 2012, Sunmark Federal Credit Union was one of six credit unions from across the U.S. to be recognized for Excellence in Lending in the Mortgage category (more than $250 million in assets) by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) in large part due to the efforts of the mortgage team under Sykes’ leadership.
Sykes founded the Albany-based Credit Union Real Estate Network (CUREN). She serves on the advisory board to PHH Mortgage and Arch Mortgage Insurance and has been a member of the Rensselaer County Housing Resources (RCHR) board for more than ten years, serving in various leadership positions.
Sykes is an active member of ACUMA (American Credit Union Mortgage Association) and is a sought-after speaker at regional and national conferences on topics that range from helping credit union mortgage professionals achieve success in building purchase business to fostering realtor relationships.
Sykes has a degree from Hudson Valley Community College. She and her husband live in Averill Park with their two sons.
About Sunmark Federal Credit Union:
Since 1937, Sunmark Federal Credit Union ($430 million in assets; 48,000+ members) has been helping members in the greater Capital Region community improve their financial position by offering a full range of mortgages, insurance products, retirement accounts and of course, savings and checking.
Sunmark is committed to the financial health and well-being of each member by offering tools that educate and inform and products and services that make it easier to reach financial goals such as planning a budget, saving for a home, repairing credit or getting out of debt.