cPort Credit Union Announces a Summer of 2025 New Branch Opening in Lewiston, Maine.

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Portland, ME – June 27, 2024cPort Credit Union is excited to announce the construction of a new branch in Lewiston, Maine, slated to open in the second half of 2025. This new branch, located at 321 Main Street directly across from Central Maine Medical Center, marks a significant step in cPort’s ongoing commitment to expanding its footprint and delivering innovative financial services to the Lewiston and Auburn region.

Modern Banking Technology and Award-Winning Service

The new Lewiston branch will feature state-of-the-art banking technology designed to enhance the member experience through convenience and efficiency. Members can expect:

  • Personalized financial relationships and support from our knowledgeable staff.
  • A welcoming atmosphere where the financial well-being of each member is a top priority.
  • Advanced Interactive Teller Machines and digital kiosks for seamless transactions
  • Free coffee and ice cream.

Commitment to Community

Gene Ardito, CEO and President of cPort Credit Union, commented on the expansion: “Our expansion to Lewiston reaffirms our promise to provide the very best financial service to our members throughout our branch network and beyond. We are committed to growing together, providing the support our members deserve, and being an active part of the local community.”

Collaborative Efforts with Local Partners

At cPort, we believe in the power and strength that comes from local partnerships. By supporting local, we are not only opening a branch, but contributing to Lewiston’s vibrant future. This approach not only supports the local economy but also ensures that our services are tailored to meet the unique needs of the Lewiston and Auburn region.  

With a rich history of excellence and community involvement in Lewiston, Hebert Construction is proud to be a partner in the development of our new branch. Timothy Hebert of Hebert Construction added “Hebert Construction is excited to be part of the continued revitalization of Main Street in Lewiston.  cPort Credit Union will be a great addition to the local community and Hebert is proud to be part of this exciting project.”

cPort Credit Union is pleased to partner with Tom Platz of Platz Associates for the design and development of our new Lewiston location. Tom has been an integral part of the historical preservation and development of Lewiston through many successful projects.

Tom Platz of Platz Associates stated, “We at Platz Associates are so proud to be working with cPort to create a space for them in our community.  Their dedication to becoming a solid and supportive member of the community is evident in every interaction we have with Gene and his team.” Welcome to L.A cPort!

Tim Millett, CCIM of Porta & Company, Commercial Real Estate Broker, remarked, “As a Lewiston-native, I have a specific interest in generating investment in the community. The subject former Dunkin’ site is in a prominent location, and it sat vacant for nearly 3 years, therefore, it was rewarding to help facilitate the acquisition on behalf of cPort Credit Union.”

About cPort Credit Union

Since 1931, cPort Credit Union has been committed to providing members with the best financial experience possible. With five convenient branches located in Portland, Scarborough, and Augusta, cPort serves over 32,000 members and continues to be one of the fastest-growing credit unions in Maine. For the second consecutive year, cPort was recognized as a Best-In-State Credit Union by Forbes and listed among the Best Places to Work in Maine for the last seven years. The cPort staff always strives to deliver the highest level of personal service and innovative banking products.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

  • Name: Olivia Haddad
    Title: Marketing Coordinator
    Phone: 207 253 4154
  • Email: [email protected]

We look forward to welcoming you to our new Lewiston branch. The staff at cPort are excited to serve the Lewiston and Auburn region with our many innovative products and services and sophisticated banking technology.