Mellon Capital Management Reviews

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Gabriela Parcella
21 Ratings
  • Steady she sails

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    Current Employee - Asset Class Head in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Asset Class Head in San Francisco, CA
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    I have been working at Mellon Capital Management full-time (More than 10 years)


    Work life balance Friendly people Thoughtful management Intellectual atmosphere Long term perspective Some of the hardest working strategist in the industry First class portfolio management and middle/back office Some of the best investment research in the industry Free coffee machines and milk Spectacular views from our office windows Ideal location in a dynamic building with lots of Silicon Valley types


    Rough times in the industry Too much emphasis on indexing and not enough on active strategies

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    Great job

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    Trading Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Mellon Capital Management.


    I applied back in July and didn't receive a call back from HR until early November. Apparently, it is a new role and they were waiting for the go ahead to hire. Once I received a call from HR, the process took about two weeks. The usual HR phone interview, then a phone interview with one of the senior traders. Must be able to show interest in the market and the position to move on to the in-person round. The in-person interview consisted of 3 1:1 with the Director and two VPs of trading. There were some arithmetic questions and behavioral questions, no technical questions. It's also important to keep up with current events and the market as it applies to each interviewer. Two weeks after the in-person interview, I was notified that they had selected another candidate with more experience. Overall, the experience was positive and I had a chance to meet some great people in the trading group.

    Interview Questions

    • What created the 2008 market crash? The people who pushed the option arm loans to the borrowers or the people who packaged those loans?   1 Answer

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Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1983
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Finance
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors State Street, BlackRock

Rocky Ford, Colorado, proclaims itself the "melon capital of the world." Without even lifting a hoe, Mellon Capital Management plants the seeds of capital growth, managing assets for institutional investors such as corporations and not-for-profit groups. The company employs quantitative investment strategies, including asset allocation, absolute return, equity, fixed-income, overlay, and others in managing approximately 2,000 client accounts. Other services include transition advisory, securities lending, and commission recapture. The BNY Mellon subsidiary has ... More

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