Since 2012, Bret W. Sears has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Island Federal Credit Union. In those eight years, Island has grown from $909 million credit union with five branch locations to a $1.6 billion institution with 11 branches on Long Island and in Brooklyn.
Sears joined Island as Vice President/Chief Financial Officer in 2004 acting as an integral member of the Executive Team, playing a vital role in the financial leadership, management and success of the credit union.
Sears has served in various capacities of the financial service industry for nearly more than three decades. Prior to joining Island, Sears served as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer at Adirondack Bank in Utica, NY. A Certified Public Accountant, Sears is a graduate of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. He and his family reside in Suffolk County.