First Niagara Financial Reviews

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First Niagara Financial President, Chief Executive Officer & Director Gary M. Crosby
Gary M. Crosby
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    Recommends

    I have been working at First Niagara Financial full-time

    Pros

    Excellent people no mater what branch you're at. Very competitive pay and a much more professional and knowledgable staff compared to other banks.

    Cons

    Lofty sales goals, systems and software are a step behind the competitor.

    Advice to Management

    Technology upgrade, more recognition and comfort for sales role positions. Hard to perform when you are worried about job security.


First Niagara Financial Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at First Niagara Financial.

    Interview

    Great interview process. Spoke with HR person, scheduled interview with BM and RSM. Discussed position as well a career paths. Found this program is much more mature than its' peers. PFA, to Sr. PFA, to Junior FC, to FC is the potential career path. The first 3 positions listed are one's that you can reach by hitting higher production levels and you don't need to wait for any openings. The future is yours at FNFG.

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Website www.firstniagara.com
Headquarters Buffalo, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1870
Type Company - Public (FNFG)
Industry Finance
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors M&T Bank, Citizens Bank

A lot of water and a few barrels have gone over Niagara Falls since First Niagara Bank was founded. Tracing its roots to 1870, the flagship subsidiary of acquisitive First Niagara Financial operates about 300 branches in upstate New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. The bank offers financial services like deposits, loans, insurance, investments, and wealth management. Commercial real estate loans, business loans, and residential mortgages account for most of the bank's loan portfolio. Subsidiary First Niagara Commercial Bank accepts municipal ... More

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