Independent broker-dealer American Portfolios Financial Services has been recognized as a 2018 Best Company to Work for in New York State for the third year in a row.
The Holbrook, New York-based IBD, one of the Investment Advisor Broker-Dealers of the Year for the past three years, received the honor from the New York State Society for Human Resources Management. Its roughly 100 employees support 815 independent investment professionals in about 370 branches nationwide.
“It’s been a long-held and firm belief of mine that a good company cannot become a great one if it doesn’t put their people first and foremost,” American Portfolios CEO Lon T. Dolber said in a statement. “At American Portfolios, we strive to make sure our employees are happy, knowing that they will deliver optimal customer service when their needs are met.”
According the IBD, its staff members receive benefits that include health insurance, free life insurance, 401(k) matching, stock options, bonus incentives, performance and service awards, tuition reimbursement, free license testing, and access to training seminars and courses.
The company also provides Six Sigma education to boost customer service, as well as a flexible work schedule, health and wellness lunch and learns, appreciation events, massage sessions and private coaching sessions with a registered dietician.