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ESL Federal Credit Union Recognized at National Training Top 125 Awards by Training Magazine

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that for the 11th consecutive year, Training magazine named the locally-owned credit union one of the Training Top 125 for 2017.

ESL ranked #19 on the list, which includes other well-known companies such as Best Buy (#6), and local companies Paychex (#20), and ConServe (#83). Top 125 companies were measured on several factors including training tied to business objectives, number of trainers, employee turnover and retention, leadership development, tuition assistance, and training technology and infrastructure. The list can be viewed at Training magazine’s website,

“Being named a Training Top 125 honoree is incredibly gratifying, because it affirms our commitment to delivering a superior employee experience and meeting our strategic goals through our many learning and development offerings,” says Maureen Wolfe, Senior Vice President/Director, Human Resources & Community Relations. “To be a Top 20 finisher for the first time provides objective evidence that ESL delivers among the best employee learning experiences in the country.”

The January/February 2017 issue of Training magazine profiles the Top 5 companies and provides information about the training efforts of all 125 organizations. The list of 2017 honorees includes learning-focused organizations, – such as Keller Williams Realty at No. 1., New York Community Bancorp at No. 2, followed by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, BNSF Railway, and Sonic Automotive at Nos. 3, 4, and 5, respectively.

About ESL Federal Credit Union

Founded by George Eastman in 1920, ESL Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with $6.1 billion in assets. The locally-owned financial institution employs more than 735 people in Rochester, New York, and includes approximately 330,000 members worldwide.

The company has now appeared on the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for six years (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, and 2010). Access to the credit union includes 20 branch locations and more than 40 ATM locations, locally-based telephone and Internet chat centers, and online and mobile banking channels. The company is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street in Rochester and can be found on the Internet at

For more information, contact:

Rich Pulvino, APR
Vice President/Director, Corporate Communications