Great Place to Work® has honored First American Equipment Finance as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces for ParentsTM. This is First American’s first time being named to this prestigious list, coming in at 49th place.
The Best Workplaces for ParentsTM ranking is based on survey responses from more than 6 million current employees. In that survey, 98% of First American’s employees said First American is a great place to work. This number is 39% higher than the average U.S. company.
“My colleagues at First American have created an environment in which working parents can flourish, in and out of the office,” said CEO, Alan Sikora. “I am incredibly proud of my colleagues who continue to evolve the benefits, technology and culture at First American, supporting an inclusive workplace for all.”
First American offers unique benefits for parents including subsidized daycare costs, fertility treatment reimbursement, adoption support and parental leave. The company’s employee-led Culture & Communications Team creates a calendar of family-friendly events each year, including a Halloween Trunk or Treat, amusement park outing, virtual cooking classes and an annual family picnic.
Over the past five years, First American’s new business volume has grown substantially, from $606 million in 2016 to $1.38 billion in 2021. During this time, the company created over 90 new positions at its Rochester, NY headquarters. First American’s vision is to become the Best Company to Work For and the Best Company to Work With.
Additionally, Fortune and Great Place to Work® ranked First American as a Best Workplace for Millennials, a Best Workplace in New York, a Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance, Best Small & Medium Workplace, Best for Women, Best for Giving Back and Best for Grads. Energage named First American the #2 Top Workplace in the USA (150-499 FTE) and #1 Top Workplace in Rochester (125-399 FTE) earlier this year. Entrepreneur Magazine named First American 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 Place to Work in New York for the last four years.