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For Immediate Release


Forbes Names Pepco One of America's Best Employers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 23, 2016) - Pepco has been named among the best midsize employers, and 5th best among utilities, in the nation according to Forbes' "America's Best Employers 2016."

The ranking builds on Pepco's ongoing commitment to employee engagement and empowerment and ensuring a rewarding workplace for the company's more than 1,400 workers.

"This means a lot to us because our employees are critical to our success and we want them to feel that working here at Pepco makes them part of our extended family," said Dave Velazquez, president and CEO, Pepco Holdings. "Our employees are building on recent successes in reliability and customer satisfaction and we look forward to even further improved performance through sharing best practices as part of the Exelon family of companies."

Forbes' "America's Best Employers 2016" list is compiled from anonymous rankings by more than 30,000 employees. Overall, Pepco ranked #174 out of 250 midsize companies included, and ranked fifth among all midsize utilities. Pepco's sister utility PECO in Philadelphia, was the nation's top midsize utility.

Pepco, a household name in the Washington metropolitan region, serves more than 815,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and its service territory is home to a total population of 2.2 million.

Pepco supports corporate citizenship and giving back to the communities it serves. Employees amassed 22,000 volunteer hours during the past five years.
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