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First American EF Ranked One of “20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services”

February 19, 2015, 07:20 AM
Filed Under: Industry News

First American Equipment Finance has been named to the new “Great Rated! People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services,” listing by and  See the rankings here.
The 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services is a national “best of the best” ranking.  More than 34,300 financial services employees completed a 58-question survey regarding how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace.  This data resulted in a total score for each company, which was based entirely upon employee feedback.  The 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services ranking includes 10 companies with 1,000 or more employees and 10 companies with fewer than 1,000 companies.  First American has approximately 140 employees and was ranked #3 in its category.

“It’s an honor to be named to this exclusive list of the top 20 places to work in financial services in the U.S.,” said CEO Bill Verhelle.  “In these rapidly changing times, it has never been more important to hire the best and brightest talent and empower each individual to influence the strategy and vision of the organization.  We owe all our success to the outstanding First American professionals that care so deeply about our customers and our business.”

The results of the First American survey are listed below.  The numbers reflect the percentage of positive responses from employees.  First American employees ranked the company with a:

+ 95% Credibility ranking
+ 94% Respect ranking
+ 93% Fairness ranking
+ 96% Pride ranking
+ 98% Camaraderie ranking
+ 96% said “This is a Great Place to Work”

This honor follows First American’s 4th consecutive annual recognition as one of the Best Places to Work in New York State.  In the past three years, First American was ranked #1, #5, and #2, respectively in the New York State survey. “This most recent, national recognition by is a great honor for First American,” said Verhelle. 

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