Formerly known as Government Employees Credit Union, GECU is a state chartered Credit union headquartered in EL Paso, Texas and regulated under the authority of the National credit union administration (NCUA). In 1932, 11 El Paso civil servants pooled $5 each to form a credit union. Today GECU is the largest and one of the strongest locally-owned financial institutions in the city with more than 340,000 members, 18 branches, and over $2 billion in assets.