Brightstar Credit Union

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A short history of Brightstar CU

Since its inception in 1946 the Brightstar Credit Union has been serving its members in the FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida area with exceptional financial products. You can find their current interest rates on used car loans, new car loans, 1st mortgage loans and interest rates on both fixed and adjustable mortgages here on these pages. Currently led by Michael Tomko, the Brightstar CU has grown its membership to over 54,705 with assets of more than $456,011,207. They have a main office and 7 branch offices. Please see the credit unions website or contact them by phone at (954) 486-2728 or email them at none to get exact details . There are many other credit unions in the local area. See them all here. Credit Unions in FORT LAUDERDALE, FL.

General Information For Brightstar CU was taken from their 6/30/2017 quarterly report, which is the most current available public information.

Charter Number 67347
Address PO BOX 8966 
State Florida 
Zip-Code 33310
Phone Number (954) 486-2728
Fax Number (985) 809-5196
Email Address: none
CEO/President Michael Tomko
Members 54,705 
Full-Time Employees 167 
Part-Time Employees
Number of Branch Offices
Total Assets 456,011,207 

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Brightstar Credit Union Financial Performance Charts

Performance Charts

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Financial Data

Brightstar Credit Union Lowest Loan Rates With State and USA Rankings

Unsecured Credit Card New Car Loans Used Car Loans 1st Mortgage Loans Other Real Estate
Rate 9.49 2.75 4.25 4.38 5.00
Mean Rate For All USA Based Credit Unions 10.56 3.72 5.00 4.48 4.95
Rank Among All USA Credit Unions 200 115 231 191 229
Rank Among All Florida Credit Unions 18 21 32 29 23

Brightstar Credit Union Highest Deposit Rates With State and USA Rankings

Checking Regular Savings Money Market Certificates of Deposits IRA/KEOGH
Rate N/A 0.10 0.30 1.34 1.34
Mean Rate For All USA Based Credit Unions 0.19 0.26 0.29 0.73 0.66
Rank Among All USA Credit Unions N/A 129 97 112 114
Rank Among All Florida Credit Unions N/A 19 19 12 7
Brightstar Credit Union Loans and Leases

Interest Rate Number of Loans Amount
Unsecured Credit Card Loans 9.49016,48832,846,539
All Other Unsecured Loans/Lines of Credit 10.9904,40612,239,864
Short-Term, Small Amount Loans (STS) (Federal CU Only) 0.00000
Non-Federally Guaranteed Student Loans 0.00000
New Vehicle Loans 2.7501,86227,703,080
Used Vehicle Loans 4.2506,47486,651,552
Total 1st Mortgage Real Estate Loans/Lines of Credit 4.38035446,019,590
Total Other Real Estate Loans/Lines of Credit 5.0001,69767,384,842
Leases Receivable 0.00000
Total All Other Loans/Lines of Credit 2.1001,0472,648,199
TOTAL LOANS & LEASES 32,328275,493,666

Brightstar Credit Union Real Estate Loans and Lines of Credit


No. of Loans Outstanding Amt of Loans Outstanding No. of Loans Granted Year- to-Date Amount Granted Year-To-Date
Fixed Rate
    a. > 15 years 16324,101,198131,839,200
    b. 15 Years or less 14514,670,489142,008,801
    a. > 15 years 0000
    b. 15 Years or less 0000
Other Fixed Rate 0000
Adjustable Rate 1 yr or less 0000
Adjustable Rate > 1 yr 467,247,90321,216,575


Closed-End Fixed Rate 913,225,3821138,200
Closed-End Adjustable Rate 0000
Open-End Adjustable Rate 1,60664,159,4602105,917,943
Open-End Fixed Rate 0000
TOTALS 2,051113,404,43224011,120,719


Interest Only & Payment Option 1st Mortgage Loans 199,8800
Interest Only & Payment Option Other RE/LOC Loans 000
    a. Federally Insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) 0000
    b. Proprietary Reverse Mortgage Products 0000

Brightstar Credit Union Member Offerings
First Time Homebuyer Program No
Real Estate Loans Yes
Pay Day Lending No
Share Secured Credit Cards Yes
Overdraft Protection/Courtesy Pay Yes
Overdraft Lines of Credit Yes
ATM/Debit Card Program Yes
Interest Only and Payment Option 1st Mortgage Loans No
Check Cashing Yes
Money Orders Yes
No Surcharge ATMs No
Home Banking Via Internet Website Yes