Merger Information

Here’s why a merger Penobscot County FCU and The County FCU is a great idea:

“We recognize the opportunity for achieving strategic growth and market expansion through partnership in an ever-changing competitive environment. For the memberships the combined credit union will offer greater levels of member service, diversification of risk, better accessibility and will allow us to make the right long-term infrastructure and technology investments to remain competitive.
— Ryan Ellsworth, President and CEO, The County FCU

“Simply put, we want to ensure that we continue to grow and thrive into the future of an ever changing financial services market and give the members the best options that a credit union has to offer.”
John St. Peter Chairman of the Board of Directors, PCFCU



Wondering how merging with Penobscot County FCU will benefit you?

  • You will see the same smiling faces and enjoy more of the first-class service you’re used to.
  • Your credit union will continue to grow and thrive at an accelerated rate.
  • With the combined financial strength you will have access to better rates and benefit from the efficiencies and sustainability of a larger credit union.
  • Enjoy access to three more branches in Howland, Old Town, and Bangor.
  • Continued access to a dedicated home mortgage team of lenders with a robust arsenal of new product opportunities.
  • Continued quicker access to financing at your favorite Auto, Truck, Power Sport, or RV dealer through an expanded network.
  • Your credit union will have greater market expansion opportunities.

We are so excited to be partnering with Penobscot County FCU! We think you’ll find that our purposes, goals, and cultures align in such a way that combining the two credit unions will exceed your expectations. Check out Penobscot County FCU website for yourself at

Still have questions on the merger, Visit our FAQ page


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Penobscot County Federal Credit Union Merging with
The County Federal Credit Union Information
To review & download previous press releases

Progress Update Release 5-1-2020

Press Release 2-3-2020

Press Release 8-30-2019