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Press Release

Cleveland Fed again named one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has again been recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work. This is the 17th consecutive year that the Cleveland Reserve Bank has received the NorthCoast 99 award.

The Bank also won a special award in the category “Organizational Support & Work/Life Benefits,” for Girls Make IT Better, a program conceived by Bank employees to introduce area high school students to STEM careers. The program provides opportunities for Cleveland Fed employees to give back to the community while helping to build a pipeline of IT talent in Northeast Ohio.

NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. Applicants are evaluated based on policies and practices related to the attraction and retention of top performers, as well as data collected from employee surveys. The program, which focuses on organizational practices and performance, is presented by ERC (, a professional services organization dedicated to HR.

“We’re extremely honored to recognize the 2016 NorthCoast 99 winners. These organizations have earned the right to call themselves a great workplace by their dedication to attracting, supporting, retaining, and motivating their top performers. ERC developed the NorthCoast 99 program with the hopes of inspiring local leaders to promote the great workplace movement,” comments Pat Perry, president of ERC.

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that along with the Board of Governors in Washington DC comprise the Federal Reserve System. Part of the US central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of our nation’s monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and to the US Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.

The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.

Media contact

Doug Campbell,, 513.218.1892