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...

Participate in the NCEO's 2014 Executive Compensation Survey Today!

Executive Compensation
The NCEO recently launched two executive compensation surveys, one for ESOP companies and one for private companies with equity plans other than ESOPs. Our ESOP survey is the only available source of data on executive compensation practices specific to employee-owned companies. Participating companies will receive a free summary of the results and a discount on the full report. Find out more!

2014 Employee Ownership Conference Photo Gallery

The 2014 Employee Ownership Conference sold out and was an enormous success, with over 1,200 attendees; see our photo gallery.

Employee Ownership Updates

Loren Rodgers Loren Rodgers discusses the latest developments in his April 15 Employee Ownership Update.

New Publications

book coverThe ESOP Communications Sourcebook, 6th ed. is a must-read for every ESOP company. Learn more.
book coverAn Introduction to ESOPs, 14th ed. is the latest revision of our best-selling book. Learn more.

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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