The Victor Local Development Corporation honored First American Equipment Finance as Financial Service Champion of the Year. This is First American’s first time being named to the Victor Business Awards in its 17th year. The list is made up of 16 companies and individuals in the area.
The annual awards show started to pay tribute to Victor’s exceptional businesses and community supporters. The program is modeled after the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Business Awards. Each year, a committee reviews nominations and determines category criteria and winners.
“We are honored to be recognized among outstanding neighboring businesses in our area,” said CEO, Alan Sikora. “The goal for our new headquarters in Victor was to create a destination for top talent in financial services.”
Over the past five years, First American’s new business volume has grown substantially, from $1.03 billion in 2017 to $1.87 billion in 2022. During this time, the company created 100 new positions at its Victor, NY headquarters. First American’s vision is to become the best company to work for and the best company to work with.
Recently, PEOPLE named First American to the list of 100 Companies that Care. Energage named First American the 2023 #6 Top Workplace in the USA and #1 Top Midsize Workplace in Rochester in 2023. In 2022, Fortune and Great Place to Work® ranked First American as a Best Workplace in New York, Best Workplace for Millennials, a Best Small & Medium Workplace, and a Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance. Selling Power Magazine named First American among the Best to Sell For.