Best For College Grads


Best For College Grads

FORTUNE Named First American Equipment Finance as one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates in the U.S.

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[Fairport, NY, May 24, 2016]FORTUNE Magazine and consulting firm Great Place to Work today named First American Equipment Finance among the country’s 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates.
The ranking involved evaluating approximately 600 companies certified by Great Place to Work®. First American earned high scores in key areas, indicating that graduates can count on First American to provide a positive work environment for them.
“At First American, we recognize that talented, early-career professionals are essential to our organization’s future,” said Alan Sikora, CEO of First American Equipment Finance.  “We hire the best and the brightest graduates from top U.S. schools, provide meaningful work, and offer top-notch tools and opportunities to help them reach their professional goals.”
First American set itself apart from other companies by building an atmosphere that is welcoming, supportive of professional development and committed to career growth. The 50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates list also took into account First American’s healthy job growth and its graduates’ share of new positions.    
“Every company’s future is built by the people it hires today,” said Kim Peters, Executive Vice President of Great Place to Work.  “The Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates inspire their newest team members to fully invest their talents in the workplace, knowing that their leaders are committed to employees’ personal and professional growth.”
FORTUNE and Great Place to Work also ranked First American as a best workplace for Millennials, for Giving Back, and among Financial Services Companies; Entrepreneur Magazine ranked it as as a Top Company Culture; and First American has also been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in New York for five consecutive years.

About First American Equipment Finance

First American Equipment Finance is a wholly owned subsidiary of Los Angeles, CA-based City National Bank. 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.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries.

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