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Posted on Tue, May 14, 2013 : 5:58 a.m.

DFCU Financial opens newest Ann Arbor location

By Angela Smith

Customers of DFCU Financial now can use 4 branch offices in Ann Arbor.

The latest branch is newly opened at Plymouth Road Plaza, a mixed-use development on the north side of Ann Arbor.

DFCU Financial was founded in Dearborn in 1950 by a group of seven Ford engineering employees. It’s now Michigan’s largest credit union with more than $3.5 billion in assets.

The credit union actively partners with community organizations. “Our involvement focuses on supporting education-based organizations, including the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation, University of Michigan Health System and University of Michigan Athletics. We are proud to be part of such a dynamic community,” said Mark Shobe, president and CEO of DFCU Financial.

There are seven employees at the branch, including a mortgage loan officer and a financial consultant who split their time between the Ann Arbor branches. The branch has a 24 walk up ATM, and the hours are:

  • Mon. - Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

As part of the Plymouth Road Grand Opening, DFCU Financial will donate $25 to the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation for every account opened or loan closed at the Plymouth Road branch. The incentive will be ongoing.

DFCU joins Starbucks Coffee, Great Clips, Big Salad, and LaVida Massage at the new retail plaza which held its official grand opening three weeks ago.



Tue, May 14, 2013 : 1:22 p.m.

I found it odd that soon after they bought out Midwest Financial, they closed the rather new building MFCU used as it's main office. It's not all that far from this new branch.

Jay Thomas

Wed, May 15, 2013 : 3:26 a.m.

Credit Unions shouldn't be allowed to buy each other out.


Tue, May 14, 2013 : 3:04 p.m.

@ Ignatz, that was MwFCU's main branch/head quarters. DFCU's HQ are in Dearborn, so they didn't need all that space. I used to use them following the switch, but the fees changed quite a bit and when I got a letter saying if I used a credit union service center after a specific date I was going to get charged for transactions their, I pretty much moved my banking business away and now just have a dormant account there.


Tue, May 14, 2013 : 1 p.m.

I'd like to see them open up some more branches in the area. Namely one closer to Ypsilanti.


Tue, May 14, 2013 : 1:09 p.m.

There is a DFCU at 3763 Carpenter Rd.