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Updated July 28, 2015
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NYSE President Thomas Farley
Thomas Farley
6 Ratings

Pros
  • Used to be good for work-life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • Good benefits and work-life balance (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management is pretty quiet - but that may be because they, like the rest of us have no idea of what is really going on (in 11 reviews)

  • Too many mergers can be a distraction for growth (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good company to work for, but has its quirks

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great executive management who really drive change Great people across the board Equity awards Good mix of technologies

    Cons

    Highly regulated so a lot compliance focus Most of the IT jobs are moving to Atlanta after the ICE takeover Equity locks you in after a few years Lack of investment in staff, no special clubs, rotational programs, mentorships, sponsorships or even a staff training/tuition reimbursement program

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in your staff , it may cost more in the short run but will gain you much more in the long run in terms of employee retention.


  2. Director

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE

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

    Pros

    Grear place to work as IT person

    Cons

    Too much change in short period.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Smart Enough To Work Here

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Commack, NY
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Commack, NY

    I worked at NYSE (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people. Great work. Fun working environment.

    Cons

    Bought out by Intercontinental Exchange. No chance for promotion.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Bureaucratic

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NYSE

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    At times, it is a very collegial work environment.

    Cons

    Too many layers of management. Lack of incentive structure for employees to make improvements and help grow the business. Employees operate under a survival mentality - keeping to themselves and anticipating that is is only a matter of time before they are fired.

    Advice to Management

    Eliminate the multiple layers of bureaucracy. Focus on attracting young talent and creating a better incentive structure


  6. manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at NYSE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    fast-paced environment. lots of big projects using next technology. excitement with new listings and listed companies.

    Cons

    very active work doesn't allow for any downtime.

    Advice to Management

    reward best employees with more money and responsibility.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Was a very good company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NYSE full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    It was good place to work that offered competitive compensation and growth opportunities. Everything has changed since the company was sold.

    Cons

    Like I have said everything has changed since the company was sold.

    Advice to Management

    None


  8. Helpful (1)

    Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NYSE

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

    Pros

    Great place to have worked.

    Cons

    To manny layers of management


  9. Helpful (1)

    Technical Product development manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Product Development Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Technical Product Development Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE (Less than a year)

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work.... lots of history

    Cons

    Too much politics and silos of unintegrated departments

    Advice to Management

    Way too many managers not enough team member who need to get the job done..


  10. Helpful (1)

    Taken over

    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a good place to work until the company got taken over. New Management did not honor the previous traditions.

    Cons

    Management was not able to find the fine balance between the old culture vs the new culture.

    Advice to Management

    Consider retaining staff with institutional and industry knowledge.


  11. Nice company now.

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

    I have been working at NYSE full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work at....

    Cons

    Under new management, agendas are different.



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