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ESL Federal Credit Union Named to List of Best Workplaces in New York State for 2024

This marks the 7th time that ESL has been named to the prestigious list.

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that for the seventh time, Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine named the locally-owned financial institution one of 2024’s Best Workplaces in New York State.

ESL ranked 19 on the list of 65 companies. The financial institution is included among several other respected New York-based large, medium, and small employers, including Wegmans, Dixon Schwabl, The Bonadio Group, and First American Equipment Finance.

“We are deeply grateful to be named to this list and to our employees at ESL who cultivate our positive workplace culture every day,” said president and CEO, Faheem Masood, ESL Federal Credit Union. “Through consistent employee feedback, we are able to collaborate and grow together as an organization that helps our community thrive and prosper.”

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 very 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

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 425,000 members and 16,600 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 950 people in the Greater Rochester area and holds more than $9.2 billion in assets. Since 1996, ESL has paid out 29 consecutive Owners’ Dividends to its members totaling more than $290 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