Rosedale Fed

The bank at the corner of Merritt Boulevard and German Hill Road is now a Rosedale Federal branch.

Perry Hall-based Rosedale Federal Savings & Loan Association has announced the opening of a new branch in Dundalk at 1301 Merritt Blvd. The branch was officially opened to the public on Oct. 9.

The bank is located at the former Patapsco Bank location, which became a Howard Bank in 2016.

Howard Bank’s Dundalk location is now at 7860 Wise Ave., at the former 1st Mariner Bank location.

Operating hours for the new Rosedale Federal branch, located on the corner of German Hill Road and Merritt Boulevard, are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will also be a grand opening celebration event on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new location.

The grand opening event will be emceed by Laurie DeYoung with WPOC radio. This event welcomes community members of all ages, with fall-themed attractions such as prize giveaways, face painting, balloon twisting, a photo booth, light refreshments and entertainment including the Baltimore County Public Library bookmobile and Sneaks, the library mascot.

Rosedale Federal is currently the 13th largest bank by deposits in the state with more than $946 million in assets. Rosedale provides banking services, including checking, savings, online banking, mobile banking, mobile deposit, mortgage lending, home equity lending and more.

“Rosedale is excited to become more involved in the Dundalk community by providing a $25,000 grant to the North Point Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library,” the company noted in a press release. “This grant, which will be given to the Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library, will fund a major technology upgrade that will bring laptops and a laptop bar to the North Point Branch customers.”

“We are thrilled to open a new branch in Dundalk,” said Kevin Benson, President and CEO of Rosedale Federal. “For the last 110 years, Rosedale Federal has grown with the communities we serve. Our expansion into Dundalk will allow us to have a positive impact on the community and we look forward to serving our customers in the neighborhoods surrounding our new Dundalk branch.”

Rosedale Federal has 10 branches serving customers in Harford and Baltimore counties. For more information, visit or call (410) 668-4400.

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