Press release

Forbes Names Granite Telecommunications to 2019 List of America’s Best Midsize Employers

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, a $1.4 billion annual revenue provider of
communications services to multilocation businesses and government
agencies, announced today that it was honored for the second consecutive
year by Forbes as one of America’s
Best Midsize Employers
. Granite ranked 175 on the 2019 list, up from
454 in 2018.

This award also is the second Granite has received from Forbes in 2019.
The company was named to the magazine’s list of Best
Employers for Diversity
in February.

“It’s an honor to be recognized again by Forbes as one of the country’s
best employers,” said Granite CEO Robert Hale Jr. “We’re committed to
developing talent, fostering diversity, and ensuring that our teammates
have the resources and support they need to enjoy a rewarding career at
Granite. We make these investments because inspired teammates are our
most valuable resource for delivering on our promise to our customers.”

Granite employs more than 2,100 teammates across the country who are
focused on simplifying communications with one bill and one contact for
multilocation businesses, including more than two-thirds of Fortune 100

About the Award

Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers was determined by
independently surveying more than 50,000 employees in 25 different
industries working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in
U.S. locations. Survey respondents were asked how likely they would be
to recommend their employer to friends or family, as well as if they
would recommend other employers in their industry. Other factors
included workforce diversity, compensation and opportunities for

For more information about Forbes list of 2019 Best Midsize Employers

About Granite

Granite delivers one-stop communications solutions to multilocation
businesses and government agencies throughout the United States and
Canada. The $1.4 billion company serves more than two-thirds of the
Fortune 100 companies in the United States, and has 1.75 million voice
and data lines under management. Granite launched in 2002 and grew
quickly by helping businesses to simplify sourcing and management of
local and long distance phone services with one point of contact and one
invoice for all their office locations nationwide. Today, Granite is the
leader in aggregating Plain Old Telephone Services (POTS), and has
extended its unique value proposition – “one company, one contact, one
bill” – to include a range of advance business communications services,
including Internet access, SD-WAN, wireless WAN, hosted PBX, SIP
trunking, mobile voice and data, mobile device management, managed
security, network integration and much more. Granite employs more than
2,100 people at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass., and nine regional
offices nationwide. For more information, visit