Online Banking

Our Timeline

3rd Fed Bank - 90 Years Strong

1921

3rd Fed Bank founded as the Polish American Savings Building & Loan in Philadelphia

1930s

3rd Fed Bank obtains a federal charter, becomes federally insured and opens corporate headquarters in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

1940s

Soldiers return home from war and the demand for mortgage loans skyrockets at 3rd Fed Bank.

1950s

3rd Fed Bank opens its first branch in the Mayfair section Philadelphia in 1957.

1960s

Peace and love are in the air. 3rd Fed Bank merges with Eastern Federal Savings & Loan, establishes a presence in Bridesburg and adopts the lamplighter as a corporate logo.

1970s

3rd Fed Bank merges with Benjamin Franklin Federal Savings and opens the Fishtown branch office in 1978.

1980s

3rd Fed Bank opens its first Bucks County office in Feasterville and the Woodhaven office in northeast Philadelphia.

1990s

3rd Fed Bank merges with Doylestown Federal Savings Bank and acquires four more Bucks County offices. The corporate office is relocated to Newtown, Bucks County. The bank converts a stock form of ownership. The bank purchases three offices in Mercer County, New Jersey.

2000s

3rd Fed Bank adopts a new lime green color and “3rd” logo. The bank also opens a Girard Avenue office in Philadelphia and its first loan office in New Hope. The Feasterville office is relocated to a brand new building. The bank is awarded the ABA Eureka! Award for brand image/mixed media marketing.