Selling Power Magazine has identified First American Equipment Finance among the best companies to sell for in the United States. The ranking includes companies of all sizes, with sales teams ranging from fewer than 100 salespeople to sales organizations in the thousands.
See the full listing here.
“Our sales colleagues are the foundation the relationships we build with clients,” said Alan Sikora, CEO. “Their expertise, combined with their genuine passion to see our clients succeed, has led to our company’s consistent growth.”
First American’s philosophy includes hiring and retaining top talent, building a nationally-recognized culture, and performance-based incentives. As a result, the sales trajectory has shown steep growth during the last several years. The company grew from $412 million in sales in 2015 to $1.4 billion in 2019.
“I have the privilege of working with the finest and most professional salesforce anywhere in the world,” said Mike Wiedemer, National Sales Director for First American Equipment Finance. “When the world changed due to the pandemic, our professional sales team has remained focused on serving our clients and meeting them where they are.”
To determine the rankings Selling Power focused on data from the following areas: customer growth and retention; hiring, compensation, sales training and advancement; and company recognition and reputation.
Beyond this recognition, FORTUNE and Great Place to Work ranked First American as a top Small/Medium Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance, 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 Best Companies Group named First American the #1 Best Place to Work in New York in 2012, 2018 and 2019.
About First American Equipment Finance
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.