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Through the years, the New England Chapter has accomplished a lot on behalf of its chapter member companies, and on behalf of The ESOP Association nationally. Many of the national programs began as New England Chapter programs. The New England Chapter has also taken a leadership role in government relations, and has been recognized by The ESOP Association as Chapter of the Year in 2004 and 2005.

Below are some of our national ESOP Association awards our chapter has won.

Silver ESOP Award

Each year The ESOP Association bestows the Silver ESOP Award on all member companies that have operated an ESOP for 25 years or more. This award recognizes the tremendous power ESOPs have at maintaining successful businesses. The New England Chapter salutes It’s member companies that have earned this prestigious award.

Abt Associates Inc., Cambridge, MA
Cranston Print Works Company, Cranston, RI
Fiduciary Trust Company, Boston, MA
Fred C. Church, Inc. Lowell, MA
Sonalysts, Inc., Waterford, CT
The Berlin Steel Construction Company, Kensington, CT
The Cianbro Companies, Pittsfield, ME


To see all of the Silver ESOP Award Winners click here.

Life Time Service Award

The ESOP Association's Life Time Service Award honors the long term contributions of those who have striven to advance and protect employee ownership in our country. Our chapter honors is honored to have one such award winner.

Robert W. Edwards, 2015

Board of Governors Award

This award is for an individual who has served particularly admirably and effectively on The ESOP Association[s Board of Governors. Our chapter is honored to have three honorees of this award. 

Dick Duffy
Peter Paquette
Cindy Turcot