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Updated Jul 21, 2014

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3.4 73 reviews

64% Approve of the CEO

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Ronald J. Kruszewski

(14 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • great people, good environment to work in if you are going to live in st(in 5 reviews)

  • Decent program for associates with access to management, sales, and banking(in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Low pay in comparison to other banks, but perks outweigh the con(in 5 reviews)

  • very political, opportunities for advancement are tough, very bureaucratic and people pull rank on you all of the time, benefits are poor(in 3 reviews)

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    Intern

    Intern (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsCorporate structure is very supportive which facilities growth at a great pace.

    ConsIndustry relative stagnant technological growth because of security compliance concerns. Understandable but, needs to corrected to be able to compete effectively.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Operations Processing

    Operations Processor II (Current Employee) Saint Louis, MO

    ProsEasy to get a job. Only an associates degree is necessary for hire. Was fun to work with the various branches.

    ConsIn operations, you start at 30k salary. Critical atmosphere--headphones were banned while data entering. Office is loud and voices carry.

    Advice to Senior ManagementOperations staff micromanages and critical about the darndest things. Communcation is poor.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Interesting....

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsStable company and continues to grow internationally

    Conspolicies outdated, horrible benefits, low compensation

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    GREAT COMPANY

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSmart people - cohesive executive team

    ConsComp is lower than many

    Advice to Senior ManagementShare strategic vision

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Stifel

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat atmosphere, fast growing company

    ConsStarting pay is too low

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Poor morale

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat back office and close to home

    ConsLack of opportunity and pay

    Advice to Senior ManagementConnect more with support staff

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    Very good community and team atmosphere

    Product Specialist (Current Employee) Saint Louis, MO

    ProsEnjoyable, encourages personal growth, independence to do your job. Ability to travel. Stifel FAs are driven and appreciate the home office, which makes supporting them enjoyable.

    ConsLack of upward mobility, outdated technology (getting better), pay and benefits are very conservative. Small but growing broker dealer

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork to retain good talent

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great experience, would recommend for anyone

    Wealth Management Intern (Current Employee)

    ProsLike the culture, good exposure as an intern

    ConsLess opportunities on the east coast

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Registered Client service associate

    Registered Client Services Associate (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat people with great values

    ConsIt's customer service and it'll be a while before you move up

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to start financial career

    Operations (Current Employee) Saint Louis, MO

    ProsGood brokerage experience, nice to get a chance to speak to many financial advisors and learn the business from operations point of view and other points of view.

    ConsHave to wait too long to move into different positions. Felt like the proverbial cog in the wheel most days.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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