About Us

Board of Directors

Ralph Dowling, FAO, Gr. 2 - Chairman
Robert Ford, Headquarters - Clerk
Charles M. Buchanan, Jr., E-24 - Retired - Vice Chairman
George Patukonis, Training - Retired - Treasurer

Joseph Casper, DFC/HQ, Gr. 2
Sean P. Costello, L-19, Gr. 2
William G. Dewan, E-10 - Retired 
Joseph Finn, Fire Commissioner and Chief of Department - Chairman of the Board
Daniel Magoon, E-21, Gr. 3
Kevin Meehan, E-7, Gr. 4
Susan Nee, Family Member
Tom McCann, E-39 - Retired
Edward Paris, Jr., E-18, Gr. 1
George Patukonis, Training - Retired
John Soares, L-4, Gr. 4
Edmund M. Street, L-18 - Retired


John "Bernie" Winne - President/CEO
Cathy Boucher - Executive Vice President
Katie Armstrong - CFO
John C. Maguire - Vice President of IT
Catherine Guerard - Vice President of Member Service/Business Development
Kaitryn Thornton - Vice President of Lending
Jennifer Cook - Electronic Services Manager
Karen Guiliano - Loan Servicing Manager

Tracy Kaplan - Branch Manager (Hallet Street, Dorchester)
Alexa Karski - Branch Manager (Centre Street, West Roxbury)
Sarah Butler - Assistant Branch Manager (Centre Street, West Roxbury)
Kelly Tewksbury - Assistant Branch Manager (Hallet Street, Dorchester)

Mary Kate Alibrandi - MSR II
Kayla Bolstad - MSR I 
Anna Collins - Mortgage Origination Supervisor
Elizabeth Cicerone - Electronic Services Clerk
Joanne Concannon - Business Development Representative
Cathie Fleming - File Clerk
Cheryl Kehayias - Teller 
Rebecca Kulesza - Teller
Timothy Lahiff - Teller
Oanh Le - Staff Accountant
Shannon Lynch - MSR I
Kimberly Montero - Teller
Judy Miller - Senior Loan Officer
Nancy McEachern - MSR II
Carol Noenickx - Bookkeeper
Jean O'Malley - Senior Teller
Lauren Payne - Loan Processor
Brittany Perella - MSR II 
Melinda Ramroop - MSR II
Kristen Russell - Executive Assistant
Lien Vo - Teller
Courtney Wells - MSR II
Bridget Yetman - MSR II


Boston Firefighters Credit Union was established in 1948. Since that time, BFCU has had one goal; to provide high quality services in a warm, friendly atmosphere, to offer the best possible rates, while operating in a safe and sound manner, consistent with all regulatory rules and regulations. Today, we have over 8,000 members and because we’re a credit union, we only work for you!


The following financials are posted quarterly:

December 2016 Income Statement

December 2016 Balance Sheet

Hours and Location

We have two locations!

Main Branch
60 Hallet Street 
Dorchester, MA 02124

Hallet Street Hours of Operation: 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri - 8:30am to 3:30pm 
Thur - 8:30am to 7:00pm 
Sat - 8:30am to 12:30pm

New Branch
2029 Centre Street
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Centre Street Hours of Operation
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Sat - 8:30 to 12:30pm

Phone:  617-288-2420
Member Service and Loan Dept. Fax:  857-220-2158
Accounting and Administration Fax:  617-288-8750

Holiday Closings



Scholarship Applications for 2017

BFCU  Scholarships

  • Two $5,000 College Scholarships
  • Two $1,000 High School Scholarships

Applications for the BFCU College Scholarship and High School Scholarship are due back to the credit union no later than Friday, April 14, 2017

The winners of these scholarships will be drawn at random at the Annual Meeting.
Please be sure to read applications for eligibility requirements.

BFCU College Scholarship Application

BFCU High School Scholarship Application

Cooperative Credit Union Association Scholarship

The Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) offers a $1,500 scholarship to current HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS only.

This application is due back to the credit union no later than Friday, March 10, 2017.

The winners of this application will be determined by the Cooperative Credit Union Association.  Please be sure to read application for eligibility requirements.

CCUA Scholarship Application

Congratulations to our 2016 Scholarship Winners!!!

College Scholarship Winners - $5,000 Each

Christian Farrar - Son of Shawn Farrar
Sean Heffernan - Son of James Heffernan

High School Scholarship Winners - $1,000 Each

Brennan Carrier - Son of Pauline Carrier
Andrew Hally - Son of Tara Hally