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Best Banking Firms to Work For

Prestige isn't everything. These are the firms that bankers find the most amenable to a satisfying work experience.

  • Survey Methodology

    In addition to ranking other firms in terms of prestige, survey respondents were asked to rate their own firms in a variety of categories. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, respondents evaluated their firms in various "quality of life" areas. A firm's score in each category is simply the average of those rankings.

    Firms with fewer than 10 responses for any given question were excluded from that ranking category.

  • Ranking History

2019 Best Banking Firms for CSR Initiatives

1
SCORE
9.258

Bank of America Corp.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
6
2
SCORE
9.129

Guggenheim Securities

Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets arm of Guggenheim Partners, which employs more than 2,300 worldwide and is...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
NR
3
SCORE
9.036

Goldman Sachs & Co.

Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of investment banking, securities, and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
3
4
SCORE
9.000

William Blair

William Blair is an investment bank headquartered in Chicago, with offices in more than 15 cities on four continents. The firm helps corporations,...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
1
5
SCORE
8.864

Loop Capital Markets

Loop Capital is a full-service investment bank, brokerage, and advisory firm that provides capital solutions for corporate, governmental, and...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
4
6
SCORE
8.809

Evercore

Founded in 1995 by Blackstone and U.S. Treasury veteran Roger Altman, independent investment banking advisory firm Evercore went public in August 2006...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
10
7
SCORE
8.680

Morgan Stanley

New York-headquartered investment banking giant Morgan Stanley is divided into three main businesses: institutional securities, asset management, and...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
5
8
SCORE
8.632

Centerview Partners

In 2006, UBS Vice Chairman Blair Effron had dinner with his friend Robert Pruzan, a veteran investment banker and former CEO of Wasserstein...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
7
9
SCORE
8.451

Perella Weinberg Partners

Founded in June 2006 by Joseph Perella, Peter Weinberg and Terry Meguid, Perella Weinberg Partners provides advisory, asset management, and energy...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
13
10
SCORE
8.404

Houlihan Lokey

Founded in 1972, investment banking firm Houlihan Lokey employs approximately 1,170 people worldwide. Although it's best known as an advisor to...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
9
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