First Investors Corporation
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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1930
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

So maybe they weren't the very first investors, but they "have" been around for a while. Founded in 1930, First Investors provides investment and insurance services through its subsidiaries and affiliates. Its offerings include mutual funds, life insurance, annuities, college savings plans, and retirement planning. First Investors has approximately $10 billion in assets under management in some 500,000 client accounts. It operates about 50 offices in more than two-dozen states. Toronto-based fraternal benefit society Foresters acquired the company in 2011. First Investors... More

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First Investors has been serving the financial needs of people from all walks of life since the Company was founded in 1930. Using a face-to-face approach to investments and life insurance, our team of registered representatives delivers a high level of customer service. We strive to help our clients achieve their long-term goals, such as purchasing a home, providing for a college education or enjoying a comfortable retirement.

If you like to help people, and wish to build your own business and benefit from a financially rewarding career, we invite you to consider First Investors. We are actively recruiting new representatives to join our sales offices across the country. As we continue to grow and expand into new markets, and as a greater number of people seek the services and personal approach we provide, First Investors will need more talented, motivated people than ever before.

First Investors offers a rare opportunity to reach your true earnings potential. As a First Investors Financial Services Representative, your earnings are determined solely by your performance. Our compensation structure also includes production-based quarterly and annual bonuses, as well as the opportunity to attend our annual conferences at well-known resorts. And if you are interested in becoming part of our management team, opportunities exist for qualified individuals who have shown their skill as representatives.

At First Investors we believe: “You're in business for yourself; but not by yourself.” We make every effort to ensure that you succeed, because when you do, so do we. As a new representative, you’ll receive extensive training, personal guidance and motivation. Your efforts will be supported by dedicated product, customer service and marketing teams in our home office locations in Edison, NJ and New York City.

After you are trained and have developed a successful business, you will have substantial freedom to set your own schedule. This flexibility allows you to strike a healthy balance between family and career responsibilities. At First Investors, as you enhance the lives of your clients by helping them reach their financial goals, you will build your own professional, financial and personal well-being.

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First Investors Corporation President & CEO Bill Lipkus

Bill Lipkus

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  Current Financial Services Representative in Pittsburgh, PA

Pros: Working out of the office, genuinely helping people, flexible hours, you get paid to train, you are in complete control of your career, knowledge acquired is beneficial both professionally and personally. Full Review

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Declined Offer – Interviewed in Lexington-Fayette, KY Reviewed 3 days ago New

Interview Details – Interview was very vague and most of it comprised of boasting about their company and very little time spent getting to know the candidates. First a group session explaining the company products followed by a break out session where individual candidates were "interviewed".Full Interview

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First Investors Corporation Awards & Accolades

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Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
Outstanding Internship Organization of the Year, University at Buffalo, 2011
Barron's/Lipper's Best Fund Families of 2011, Barron's, 2011
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