Workplace Wellness


Workplace Wellness

Rochester Business Journal has selected First American Equipment Finance as a 2021 Workplace Wellness recipient in three categories: Employer of the Year (200-399 FTE), Rookie of the Year and Best Work/Life Balance Culture. The winners were selected by the editors of the Rochester Business Journal. Rochester Business Journal created the Workplace Wellness Awards to celebrate Rochester-area employers who promote health and wellness in the workplace.   

“My colleagues and I are honored to receive this recognition,” said Alan Sikora, CEO of First American.  “Part of our vision at First American is to be a company where high performers flourish, both professionally and personally.  I am grateful that our colleagues have built a workplace that supports all aspects of life, including programs to promote mental and physical wellness.” 

First American’s vision is to become the best place to work with and the best place to work for. First American’s “FA | Wellness Team” has created programs including a Moving through Winter Challenge, an annual Biggest Winner Challenge12 Days of Well-mas, healthier options in the vending machines, regular flu clinics, an EAP program and 16 hours of volunteer time off. First American participates annually in the Chase Corporate Challenge, provides standing desks to all colleagues and access to hiking trails from headquarters. Colleagues at First American receive complimentary ski, golf and gym passes as an employee perk.  

In addition to the Workplace Wellness honor, First American was recently named the #1 Top Workplace in Rochester (125-399 FTE) by the Democrat & Chronicle and #2 Top Workplace in the USA (150-499 FTE) by Energage. Fortune and Great Place to Work® ranked First American as a Best Workplace for Millennials, a Best Small & Medium Workplace, a Best Workplace in New York, a Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance, Best for Women, Best for Giving Back and Best for Grads. 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 Midsize Place to Work in New York in 2018, 2019 and 2020.  

See the rankings here.  

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