Empower Federal Credit Union among the Best Companies to Work for in New York State

SYRACUSE, NY (May 12, 2015) – Empower Federal Credit Union® is pleased to announce that it is #19 among the large-sized employers in the state, according to the New York State Society for Human Resource Management’s (NYS-SHRM) annual Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards program.

Created eight years ago, this annual program evaluates and ranks the best places of employment in the State based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies. It is unique because employees’ survey responses count for 75% of the ranking formula.

“The award is truly a reflection of the staff and their commitment to our membership. We recognize we are only as good as our employees, and the high level of service they provide daily is what differentiates us”, says Erin Fuller, Vice President Human Resources.

Empower Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution that provides savings, loan, and transaction services to members in Central New York, and in eight counties in New York State. Main offices are located in Central New York. As a credit union, Empower is a financial cooperative and is not-for-profit. For information about this release or credit union membership, contact Mary Wilson: (800)462-5000. Locations and other information can be found at

Empower Federal Credit Union® is federally insured by the NCUA, and we are an Equal Housing Lender.

The Best Companies to Work for in New York State program is a partnership between the NYS-SHRM, The Business Council of New York and Best Companies Group. The Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 awards was Goldberg Segalla; Major Sponsors were Medidata Solutions and Ryan, LLC; Supporting Sponsors were, Anchin Block & Anchin LLP, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., Carbone Auto Group, CDPHP, ClearVision Optical Company, Curtis Instruments, Inc. and Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc. For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York State program, please visit

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