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ESL Named One of the Country’s Best Workplaces for Millennials

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine named the locally-owned credit union one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, ranking number 27, on a list that includes small-, medium-, and large-sized companies.

ESL is included among several other impressive financial institutions on the list, including Wegmans, Navy Federal Credit Union, CarMax, and USAA. The list can be viewed at

ESL earned this ranking based on how positively millennials rated their organizations on different metrics defining great workplaces, such as managers' competence, respect and fairness in the workplace, opportunities for meaningful work, and great colleagues. ESL exceeded benchmarks for comparably-sized organizations striving to create a great workplace.

“We’re delighted to once again be named a Great Place to Work for Millennials,” said President and CEO Faheem Masood. “As our millennial employees continue to grow in departments throughout our organization, it is important that we ensure ESL is providing them with an environment in which to cultivate and enrich their professional careers.”

“Great Place to Work is proud of these Best Workplaces that give their Millennial employees the tools they need to succeed,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like ESL Federal Credit Union set the bar for other workplaces seeking to retain and develop the next generation of leaders, and prove that giving Millennials jobs with purpose and meaning drives them to give their best at work, benefitting the company as a whole.”

The Best Workplaces for Millennials is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based upon employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work®-Certified organizations.

ESL also ranked on the Great Place to Work Best Small and Medium Workplaces for seven years since 2010, and received several other recent accolades by Great Place to Work® and Fortune including 2017 Best Workplaces in New York, 2017 Best Workplaces for Women, and 2018 Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance.

About ESL Federal Credit Union

With nearly 100 years of locally-owned history, ESL Federal Credit Union serves as a full-service financial institution to approximately 348,000 members world-wide. The company provides personal, business banking, and wealth management services through its locally-based 21 branch network, telephone, mobile, online, and live chat center.

The Rochester-based financial institution employs more than 750 people in Rochester, New York and holds $5.8 billion in assets. The company has appeared on the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for seven years since 2010. ESL Federal Credit Union is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street, in Rochester, and can be found on the Internet at Find and connect with ESL on Twitter (@ESLFCU) and Membership subject to eligibility.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes produce better business results by focusing on the work experience for every employee—our research shows there’s a clear and direct relationship between employee engagement and financial performance. Over the past 30 years, we have surveyed more than 100 million employees to help organizations around the world identify and build high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Powered by decades of research, Emprising®, our Software-as-a-Service survey and analytics platform, empowers companies with access to the assessments, data, and real-time reporting needed to help them create a meaningful impact on their business, their people, and their culture. Through our certification programs, we recognize outstanding workplaces and produce Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as a variety of other Best Workplace rankings in the United States and in more than 60 other countries. Everything we do is driven by our mission: to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All by the year 2030.

For more information, contact:
Rich Pulvino
Manager, Corporate Communications
585.336.1009; 585.313.8795 (cell)
Kathleen Fletcher
Communications Supervisor
Tipping Point Communications
585.340.1119; 315.708.3444 (cell)