It started out as a financial institution only serving employees of Southern New England Telephone, and now is Hamden's unofficial Favorite Bank, garnering 25 votes in our first Best of Hamden poll.
Its closest rival is another hometown favorite -- , which came in second with 22 votes.
Of the big name banks, only People's United came close with 18 votes.
Stay tuned next week when we ask readers to choose their favorite slice of pizza in Hamden.
Our inaugural Best of Patch contest kicks off this week with money on the mind.
We're looking for the best place in town to do your banking and why.
Here are some of our favorite places, but if we're leaving one off of the list, please let us know in the comments and we'll add it:
Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most positive comments in the section below. We will announce the winner at noon Friday.
So tell us what your favorite financial institution is. And don't forget to tell us in the comments below why.