COVID-19 Update - May 15, 2020 - As of May 18, 2020 HCU's business hours will be expanding as we begin the process of a gradual reopening. The Holyoke and Feeding Hills Drive-thru hours will be: Mon. - Fri. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and Sat. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. The West Springfield branch and drive-thru will remain closed until further notice. If you wish to meet with a Member Service Representative at either of our branches, please call for an appointment. For Holyoke, call Sharon Carter at 413-341-0133. For Feeding Hills, call either Marjorie Letaez or Beth Cook at 413-278-6840. We thank you for your understanding and your continued patience!

Sharon Hamel Honored as One of the Top Mortgage Originators of First Mortgages This Year by MassHousing

Posted: Dec 06, 2017

Sharon Hamel

Congratulations to Sharon Hamel, one of HCU’s Home Loan Consultants, for being honored by MassHousing as one of the top mortgage originators of first mortgages this year!  Sharon has been a Home Loan Consultant with Holyoke Credit Union since 2012 and brings with her over 30 years of mortgage originating experience.  She has vast knowledge of all HCU’s mortgage products, so whether you are a first time homeowner, looking for a Reverse Mortgage or anything in between, Sharon can be called upon to help. 

Sharon lives in Agawam with her husband, David.  She has 2 grown children and is the very proud grandmother of her grandson, Blake. She is very active in the community. Just as an example, she is a member of the Buy Holyoke Now Committee and can be found each year volunteering at the Big E for the Lions Club of West Springfield. 

“Sharon has a very strong work ethic and is relied upon for her quick and accurate work.  Not only that but she is one of the nicest people to work with.  She always has a smile on her face and has a very positive outlook.  Her clients truly enjoy working with her,” said Jennifer Brooks, Senior Vice President of Consumer Lending at HCU. 

Sharon’s office is in Holyoke but she is always willing to meet clients in either the West Springfield or Feeding Hills branch. She can be reached by phone at 413-532-7007, Ext. 1113 or by cell phone at 413-374-2999 or at or visit her online at

Holyoke Credit Union is a lending partner with MassHousing, an agency that provides Massachusetts low- and moderate-income residents with safe, affordable home mortgage products.  In fiscal year 2017, MassHousing provided a total of $661 million to 2,708 Massachusetts residents who purchased or refinanced a home.