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Nascentia Health Recognized as a Best Company to Work for in New York State for 5th Year in a Row

March 14, 2023

Syracuse, NY – Nascentia Health is proud to announce our recognition as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York for the 5th consecutive year. The award is administered by the New York State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management Best Companies Group, and the Rochester Business Journal. For 2023, Nascentia was ranked in the top 29 large companies across the state. The final rankings of the 29 winners will be announced on April 19 at a ceremony in Albany.

“It’s such an honor to be recognized five years in a row for our outstanding workplace culture and our commitment to be the place where the best people choose to work,” said Kate Rolf, Nascentia’s President and CEO. “I truly believe that we have the best group of people working in home care in New York.”

Ryan Blehar, VP of Human Resources commented that, “Healthcare can be such a challenging field to work in and I’m so proud of the effort Nascentia has made to make sure our diverse team has the supportive environment it needs to succeed. Our patients and members rely on our outstanding staff every day and I’m thankful to be a part of a company that values their contributions.”

Best Companies to Work for in New York identifies, recognizes, and honors the best places of employment in New York in three categories: small companies (15-99 employees), medium companies (100-249 employees) and large companies (250 or more employees). Two parts are used to determine the rankings. The first consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices and demographics, worth approximately 25 percent of the total evaluation. The second part used an employee survey to measure the employee experience, which consisted of 75 percent of the total. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings.

Nascentia Health is one of Central New York’s largest home healthcare agencies, offering in-home skilled nursing and therapies and home health aides. Across the state, Nascentia offers managed long-term care in 48 counties and Medicare Advantage Plans in 15 counties. Founded in Syracuse in 1890, the agency has more than 130 years of expertise in home care and more than 500 employees in offices in Syracuse, Rome, Rochester, Buffalo, and Albany. Learn more at


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