Melissa Flickenschild of Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan awarded Five Star Award

Melissa Flickenschild, Senior Residential Loan Officer for Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan, has been honored with the Five Star Award by Five Star Professional! The award is presented annually to mortgage and insurance professionals who score in the top 7% for client satisfaction.  The selected honorees are independently nominated by the customers and peers they have served.  “Melissa embodies everything we look for in a representative of Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan.  She is friendly, approachable and makes talking about fiscal responsibility and purchasing a home as painless as possible,” commented Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan President and CEO Michael Horodyski upon hearing that Melissa had been tapped for the award.


The Five Star Award is conducted annually in each market.  The recognition is based on an anonymous survey of homeowners, area real estate agents, escrow, and title professionals.  To receive the Five Star Mortgage Professional Award, an individual much satisfy five objective evaluation and eligibility criteria that are associated with mortgage professionals who provide quality services to their clients. 


The fact that recipients are chosen from the clients they serve and the real estate professionals they interact with on a daily business makes the Five Star Award a meaningful achievement.  “I am flattered and glad to see that all the hard work I put into serving my customers has paid off.  I really do love my job and get great enjoyment out of helping people find and keeping people in their homes. I look forward to continuing to do so for years to come.” 


Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan is a community minded bank serving individuals and locally owned businesses throughout Ulster and Orange County.  With 4 locations including Wallkill, Milton, Highland Falls & Maybrook, they are ready to help customers achieve their financial goals.  For detailed information regarding branch hours, products or services, call the Wallkill branch at 845-895-2051 or visit