FORTUNE | Best Workplace


FORTUNE | Best Workplace

FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® name First American Equipment Finance #22 among the Best Small and Medium Workplaces in the U.S.
See the ranking here.
“I’m proud of my colleagues for the exceptional culture they continue to build, despite operating in a work-from-home environment” said Alan Sikora, CEO of First American. “This year has required us all to pivot, to new ways of working, creative approaches to serving clients and new initiatives to support our community. The resilience, strength and positive spirit of my colleagues is remarkable.”
Over the past five years, First American’s new business volume has grown substantially, from $414.2 million in 2015 to $1.372 billion in 2019. During this time, the company created nearly 125 new positions at its Rochester, NY headquarters. First American’s vision is to be the Best Company to Work For and the Best Company to Work With.
The accolade marks the 5th time the company has been recognized as a FORTUNE Best Small & Medium Workplace. The ranking is based on confidential survey feedback representing more than 189,000 employees working at small- and medium-sized businesses in the United States. Businesses considered within the small and medium workplace category have under 1,000 full-time employees.
Additionally, Fortune and Great Place to Work® ranked First American as a Best Workplace for Millennials, a Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance, a Best Workplace in New York, Best for Women, Best for Giving Back and Best for 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, 2019 and 2020.


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 equipment financing to the most creditworthy and sophisticated commercial borrowers in the country. 

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