SAN DIEGO-Of Navy Federal Credit Union's 220 branches worldwide, 15 are in San Diego County and more are planned, according to Steven Romano.

Romano, a retired Navy rear admiral and current EVP of branch operations for the $48-billion CU, said Navy Federal is "excited" about the possibility of Navy personnel growth in San Diego over the next three years. Although Navy Federal is headquartered on the opposite coast, San Diego has long been a Navy town, and the U.S. Navy has said there might be up to 8,100 more sailors stationed here, bringing with them approximately 6,700 family member, including newly commissioned ships as well as ships being moved from other bases.

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