Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
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www.morganstanleysmithbarney.com Purchase, NY

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Good Training Poor Follow Through

Financial Advisor (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

ProsGood training program that allows you to get licensed and trained to be a financial advisor. Co-workers are some of the best advisors in the industry.

ConsManagements lack of understanding of the business. Focus is on top level producers and not trainees.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on the future of the business which are your trainees. Baby boomer FA's are nearing retirement, then what?

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The culture has changed for the worse since Smith Barney became part of Morgan Stanley

    Complex Service Manager (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I have been working at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Some really good talent still at the local level, comp… Cons: The firm has lost sight of its biggest asset in its customers and servicing them first. Adopting an old… Advice to Senior Management: Pay attention to the field and their ask to service… More
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    Good Experience

    Mssb Intern (Former Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney as an intern for more than a year


    Pros: Great to put on your CV, especially as a university… Cons: Work culture very dull Not much interaction between employees, even during… More
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