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FORTUNE Names First American #3 in NY

Posted 07/16/2019

Fairport, NY, July 16, 2019 FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® named First American Equipment Finance #3 among the Best Workplaces in New York.

“We have found upstate New York to be an ideal place to build a technology-enabled, nationwide lending business,” said Alan Sikora, CEO of First American Equipment Finance. “Our workplace is full of enthusiastic, loyal, talented colleagues that work hard to serve our clients.  The success they have created has enabled First American to become a place where colleagues can achieve great things in their professional and personal lives.”  

To determine the 2019 Best Workplaces in New York, consulting firm Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey feedback from more than 70,000 employees working in New York state. Respondents answered more than 60 questions about their workplace experiences, trust in leadership, and employees’ ability to achieve their full potential in the workplace.

Additionally, FORTUNE and Great Place to Work ranked First American as the #1 Best Small/Medium Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance, plus the accolades as a Best Midsize Workplace for Millennials, Best for Women, Best for Giving Back and Best for New Grads. Entrepreneur Magazine named First American as a Top Company Culture and Selling Power Magazine named First American among the Best to Sell For. Best Companies Group named First American as the #1 Best Midsize Place to Work in New York in 2018 and 2019.

See the full list here.
See the FORTUNE article here.


First American Equipment Finance is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Los Angeles, CA-based City National Bank, an RBC Company. First American is ranked among the largest equipment finance companies in the United States, and provides commercial equipment financing to the most creditworthy and sophisticated commercial borrowers in the country. 

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