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ESL Federal Credit Union Named to List of Best Workplaces in New York State for 2023

This marks the 6th time that ESL has been named to the prestigious list.

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that for the sixth time, Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine named the locally-owned financial institution one of 2023’s Best Workplaces in New York State.

ESL ranked #20 on the list of 65 companies. The financial institution is included among several other respected New York-based large, medium, and small employers, including First American Equipment Finance in Victor.

“It’s an honor to be named to this list because the recognition is all due to ESL employees,” said President and CEO Faheem Masood. “At ESL, we are continuously gathering feedback from our employees in order to understand how we can continue to evolve in order to provide the best workplace environment possible. It is their work, dedication, and living of our core values that has resulted in this wonderful honor.”

To determine the Best Workplaces in New York, Great Place to Work® provides an opportunity for every employee at every GPTW-certified company in New York State to complete a survey. The company’s “For All Methodology” builds on the Trust Model by ensuring that every single employee, no matter who they are or what they do for their company, is having a consistently positive experience at work.

The complete list can be viewed at and

About ESL Federal Credit Union

With more than 100 years of locally owned history, ESL Federal Credit Union serves as a full-service financial institution to more than 400,000 members and 15,500 businesses. Founded in 1920, the company provides personal banking, business banking, mortgage services, and wealth management services through its locally based 24-branch network; telephone, mobile and online banking; and live chat center.

The Rochester-based financial institution employs approximately 900 people in the Greater Rochester area and holds more than $9 billion in assets. Since 1996, ESL has paid out 28 consecutive Owners’ Dividends to its members totaling more than $265 million. Since the creation of its Community Impact initiative in 2018, ESL has reinvested more than $100 million in grants throughout the community. The company has appeared on Great Place to Work® lists since 2010. ESL Federal Credit Union is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street, in Rochester, and can be found online at

For more information, contact:

Rich Pulvino, APR
VP/Director, Marketing