The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a private, nonprofit membership and research organization that serves as the leading source of accurate, unbiased information on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), equity compensation plans, and ownership culture. We are the main publisher and research source in the field, hold dozens of Webinars and in-person meetings annually, and provide services to our thousands of members and others. Read more...

New Publication on DOL Fiduciary Process Agreement

book cover The DOL Fiduciary Process Agreement for ESOP Transactions is a must-read for everyone involved with ESOPs. Learn more.

Is an ESOP Right for You? Find Out in Miami Nov. 12‒13

Is an ESOP Right for You? (Miami, Nov. 12-13) is a highly informative two-day seminar that will help you make the right decision after hearing from and talking to leading experts. Register 1 person and bring a second person free.
Is an ESOP Right for You?

Employee Ownership Updates

Loren Rodgers Loren Rodgers discusses the latest developments in his October 15 Employee Ownership Update.
newsletter The September-October 2014 Employee Ownership Report (member username and password required) is online. Not a member? Read excerpts or a sample issue.

2014 ESOP Executive Compensation Survey Results

ESOP executive compensation
Our newly updated ESOP Executive Compensation Database provides data on how ESOP companies compensate executives and is customizable by region, industry, number of employees, revenue, pretax profits, S/C status, or ESOP ownership percentage. Get a custom report or acquire the entire database.

Annual Conference: Denver, CO April 2123, 2015

Sponsorship applications are now being taken for our 2015 conference in Denver.
Annual Conference

NCEO Resources and Membership Benefits

Online Articles and News


Our free library of online articles covers the basic elements of employee ownership, and our columnists keep you up to date on the news.
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We are the main publisher in this field, with dozens of books, issue briefs, and other materials that provide detailed yet understandable guidance.
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Our Webinars provide Web-based learning wherever you have Internet and phone connections. Live Webinars are free for members.
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In-Person Meetings


Our in-person meetings bring you face-to-face with our expert presenters and offer ample opportunity to ask questions and interact with others.
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We provide online training in ESOP fundamentals, CEPI exam test preparation, an ESOP board member package, and more.
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Talk to Us


Need advice? In addition to answering questions from members, we can provide introductory consulting on an hourly basis, as well as speaking services.
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Surveys, Research, and Lists

Surveys and Research

We can conduct employee surveys at your company, perform customized research, or provide lists of employee ownership companies.
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Members receive our newsletter, free live Webinars, access to the members Web site, individual consultations, and discounts on all we offer.
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