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ESL Federal Credit Union Named One of the Country’s 2019 Best Medium Workplaces

Seventh Consecutive Year Locally-Owned Institution Named to List

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that for the ninth time, Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine named the locally-owned financial institution one of 2019’s Best Medium Workplaces.

ESL ranked number 48 on the list of 100 medium-sized companies (100-999 employees). This honor is the culmination of a year in which ESL was also named to the lists for Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s lists of Best Workplaces for Women, Best Small and Medium Workplaces in New York State, and Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance.

“It is an honor be included on the Best Medium Workplaces list again this year with many other extraordinary organizations across the country,” said President & CEO Faheem Masood. “We have witnessed, time and again, the demonstrative positive impact that providing a superior employee experience has on our ability to deliver a superior experience to our customers. Being named to this list is all because of our employees and their dedication to living our Core Values of Caring About People, Accountability, Teamwork, Initiative, and Integrity.”

The list considered survey feedback of more than 126,000 employees working in small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. The following highlights from the Great Place to Work survey tells why the locally-owned financial institution continues to earn this distinction:

  • 98% of employees feel welcome when they join the company
  • 97% of employees are proud to say they work for ESL
  • 97% of employees feel good about the ways ESL is contributing to the community

The full list can be viewed at:

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 364,000 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 810 people in Rochester, New York and holds $6.6 billion in assets. The company has appeared on the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for nine years since 2010. ESL Federal Credit Union is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street, in Rochester, and can be found on the Internet at

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For more information, contact:

Rich Pulvino, APR
Vice President/Director, Corporate Communications