First American Equipment Finance Named a Best Workplace in New York

May 30, 2023

ROCHESTER, NY — Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work® have honored First American Equipment Finance as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in New York. This is First American’s seventh consecutive year being named to this distinguished list, this year coming in 18th place in the small & medium category (10-999 FTE).

To determine the Fortune Best Workplaces in New York™  List, Great Place To Work® collected more than 170,000 confidential survey responses from employees at eligible companies. In that survey, 98% of First American’s colleagues said First American is a great place to work. This number is 41% higher than the average U.S. company.

The Best Workplaces in New York list is highly competitive. Survey responses reflect a comprehensive picture of the workplace experience. Honorees were selected based on their ability to offer positive outcomes for employees regardless of job role, race, gender, sexual orientation, work status, or other demographic identifier.

“We are honored to be recognized with this accolade for a seventh consecutive year,” said CEO, Alan Sikora. “My colleagues’ shared values, unparalleled work ethic, and genuine camaraderie have fostered a culture that propels us to new heights each year.”

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.

In 2022, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work® ranked First American as a Best Workplace for Parents™, a Best Workplace for Millennials™, a Best Medium Workplace™, and a Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance™. First American was also recognized on the 2022 PEOPLE Companies that Care® list. Best Companies Group named First American as the #1 Best Company to Work for in New York (250+ FTE) earlier this year. Energage named First American the #1 Top Mid-Size Workplace in Rochester (125-399 FTE) and #6 on the Top Workplace in the USA list (150-499 FTE). Selling Power Magazine named First American among the Best to Sell For in 2022.

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