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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 12th consecutive year, Training Magazine named the locally-owned credit union one of the Training Top 125 for 2018.

ESL ranked #18 on the list, which includes other well-known companies such as Best Buy (#10), and local companies Paychex (#14) and ConServe (#43). 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,

“It’s truly an honor to be named to the Training Top 125 list again this year, and 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 second year in a row provides objective evidence that ESL continues to deliver some of the best employee learning experiences in the country.”

The January/February 2018 issue of Training Magazine profiles the top five companies and provides information about the training efforts of all 125 organizations. The list of 2018 honorees includes learning-focused organizations, such as Leading Real Estate Companies of the World at No. 1., New York Community Bancorp at No. 2, followed by Sonic Automotive, BNSF Railway, and Dollar General Corporation, LLC, 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 740 people in Rochester, New York, and includes approximately 347,000 members worldwide.

The company has now appeared on the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for seven years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, and 2010). Access to the credit union includes 21 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