CapitalSource Reviews

Updated August 24, 2014
Updated August 24, 2014
15 Reviews

3.9
15 Reviews
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CapitalSource Co-CEO and Director James J. (Jim) Pieczynski
James J. (Jim) Pieczynski
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  1.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Small Business Lending Intern  in  Chevy Chase, MD
    Current Employee - Small Business Lending Intern in Chevy Chase, MD

    I have been working at CapitalSource as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Everyone is very friendly and wiling to help out. It is a very casual environment without much stress. There is also free catered lunch every day and a nice array of snacks available at all times, along with a gym and locker room.

    Cons

    Not very fast-paced, or much excitement, if you're seeking a challenging job.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Job Oppurtunities and Growth

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service - Personal Banker  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service - Personal Banker in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at CapitalSource full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good working enviroment and a good Boss.

    Cons

    No growth oppurtunities withen the company. Have been working the same position now for 8 years

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Great Company With Good Pay & Benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant  in  Chevy Chase, MD
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Chevy Chase, MD

    I worked at CapitalSource full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A Great compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Opportunities for growth/lateral movement may be limited at times.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CapitalSource

    Pros

    Good place to work and improve.

    Cons

    Challenge employees to take on more responsibility.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good place to work and improve.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    investor Relations

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CapitalSource

    Pros

    Great environment, understanding and helpful management.

    Cons

    Lots of changes, moving of people.

  7.  

    Great Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chevy Chase, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chevy Chase, MD

    I have been working at CapitalSource full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    On-the-job training, great benefits, good people

    Cons

    Culture to sit at one's desk for 8+ hours straight

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always appreciate the friendly manner - keep it up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great professional experience.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Chevy Chase, MD
    Current Employee - Manager in Chevy Chase, MD

    I have been working at CapitalSource

    Pros

    Great company, intelligent progressive work place. Great leadership. Great compensation. Meaning member of the financial community. Many perks to maintain morale.

    Cons

    Not many downsides to this great company, intelligent progressive work place. Great leadership. Great compensation. Meaning member of the financial community. Many perks to maintain morale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A great company, intelligent progressive work place. Great leadership. Great compensation. Meaning member of the financial community. Many perks to maintain morale.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Absent uncertainty on future direction a great place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chevy Chase, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chevy Chase, MD

    I have been working at CapitalSource

    Pros

    Excellent people and above average compensation and benefits. Very young management and the company has a very entrepreneurial feel. A good place for ambitious types who want to be rewarded for their hard work.

    Cons

    Lots of uncertainty about direction the company is headed since the bank acquisition. Effective communication from management to employees could be better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    better communication about strategic goals and long term direction of the company.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to work but lots of changes

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CapitalSource

    Pros

    People here are some of the best and brightest so there are lots of learning opportunities
    Benefits are great
    Working atmosphere is great - very collegial environment

    Cons

    At times very long hours
    Lack of career path and guidance on what it takes to get promoted
    Change in management direction and strategy often leads to more work with tight deadlines

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a better career path and promotion criteria defined for employees

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Has good intentions, but....

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Chevy Chase, MD
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chevy Chase, MD

    I worked at CapitalSource full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, interesting coworkers, and nice office space. Hours are very reasonable. Not a difficult job.

    Cons

    Lack of communication about strategic vision from upper management. Feel like a cog in the wheel too often and lacks development programs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward employees so they want to stay. Way too often you see your colleagues leaving for better opportunities when they would have stayed for more responsibility or money.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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