CEO Michael R. Tobler steps down (retires) as CEO of Albany Firemen's FCU, and his daughter Renee Tobler Cowan steps up!

    Congratulations to Michael R. Tobler on his retirement, 46 years of hard work and dedication with Albany Firemen's Federal Credit Union. 

    Michael, a retired Battalion Chief of Albany Fire Dept., assumed the position of CEO of the credit union after his father retired in 1987. He had been a loan officer and assistant manager since 1976. Michael also serves as an elected director of the New York State Credit Union Association (NYCUA) where he has been serving since 2007 and has been a member of the NYCUA Capital District Chapter since 1990 where he serves as President. Michael is also a founding board member of the National Council of Firefighters Credit Unions where he has served as Chairman since 2010, he is also the founding Chairman of the Albany Firefighters Museum which was organized in 2014. He will continue to serve as Treasure of AFFCU through the CEO transition.  

    He and his wife Dale hope to now be spending more time at their Florida home away from those Albany winters!

    Renee Tobler Cowan, has a Bachelor degree in Business and Accounting from Siena College and has worked at the credit union since 2002. She has held the position of  Operations Manager (COO) since 2010 and will now follow her father's footsteps as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Renee also holds the position of Vice President of the Capital District Chapter of the NYCUA.