Mesirow Financial Reviews

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Mesirow Financial Chairman and CEO Richard S. Price
Richard S. Price
31 Ratings
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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Mesirow Financial

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Company has a great reputation.

    Cons

    Nepotism runs rampant. Career opportunity limited for individuals that are not part of the "in" crowd.

    Advice to Management

    Stop only hiring and promoting family and friends.


Mesirow Financial Interviews

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    Public Finance Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    one phone interview with Senior Managing Director. Very strong conversation and talked extremely highly of the firm's dedication to helping interns learn the industry and work closely on new deals. Was particularly interested in why Public Finance was the department I was interested in over all others. Did not know care if I was strong at bond math initially or had had previous experience working with municipal bonds

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to do Public Finance? What specifically interests you about the municipal bond world?   Answer Question

Mesirow Financial Awards & Accolades

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Best Places To Work in Chicago , Crain's Chicago Business, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.mesirowfinancial.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1937
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

No matter your financial tastes, Mesirow Financial Holdings probably has something on its menu to satisfy. The employee-owned company operates through four main divisions: investment management, global markets, insurance services, and consulting. Clients include corporations, public sector entities, brokerages, investment advisors, and wealthy individuals and families. Mesirow Financial manages some $51 billion in client assets; nearly half of that is invested in currencies and commodities. The company has more than 20 offices in metropolitan areas across the US, as well ... More

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