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AXA Advisors Syracuse Reviews

Updated July 12, 2017
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Syracuse, NY

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AXA Advisors Chairman and CEO Henri de Castries
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Pros
  • Ability to make A LOT of money (paid for what you do) (in 18 reviews)

  • If you have a large family with lots of money you can sell annuities too then you can make a lot of money (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Lying to clients, friends and family that trusts you (in 22 reviews)

  • No base salary until you make 15 applications and/or 3,000 PCs (production credits) (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Financial Professional"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Make six figures fairly quickly. Very rewarding to help people and businesses. Flexibility with schedule. Huge backing of resources, support, and training. Able to accommodate any financial situation with complete open product architecture for both insurance and investments.

    Cons

    Very hard work first few years building client base. Long hours but flexible.

    Advice to Management

    Best training program in the industry!


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You really feel like a part of a family at AXA. As a Financial Professional, AXA provides you the tools and training you need to build your practice and be successful. Trainings and meetings are held throughout the year to help keep you on top of the industry, and the staff is knowledgeable and supportive in helping you along the way. From a cultural standpoint, there are many events held throughout the year to build - from client appreciation events to branch night outs to incentive trips. AXA works to recognize your hard work and show that it is appreciated.

    Cons

    The only con is if you're not working here!

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Running a successful practice"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    AXA's huge resources to pull from...even in the most complex planning situations
    Open planning architecture for best needs based approach when working with clients (Clear through LPL)
    High compensation
    Outstanding work environment & culture
    very structured training in all areas of financial planning..very hands on
    opportunity for a salary in first few years
    incentive trips, dinners, suits...ect

    Cons

    Long hours the first few years


  4. "Nice place to work and learn"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Financial Advisor in Syracuse, NY
    Former Intern - Financial Advisor in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AXA Advisors as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People are friendly, the work is compelling. I had a great time when I interned there; I learned a tremendous amount.

    Cons

    I can not think of any cons. The company is managed well and the employees make the work day enjoyable. I would recommend this company to a friend.

    Advice to Management

    They seem to have a good handle of everything


  5. "Nice internship experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Financial Advisor in Syracuse, NY
    Former Intern - Financial Advisor in Syracuse, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AXA Advisors as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly employees
    competitive working enviornment
    willing to help each other

    Cons

    nothing paticular, could be more open to universty students, offer more opportunities


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