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Brown Brothers Harriman Reviews

Updated Jul 14, 2019

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William B. Tyree
50 Ratings
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  1. "Great place to learn and advance career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    stable organization with long-term orientation flat culture with healthy learning environment ability to work for many different teams as career progresses

    Cons

    compensation based on individual contribution is a mismatch

    Brown Brothers Harriman2019-06-20
  2. "Good Experience"

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    Former Employee - Senior Client Account Manager 

    I worked at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time

    Pros

    Learning a lot of industry knowledge with room for growth.

    Cons

    Limited in lateral moves- felt stuck in a department with little opportunity to move into another business line.

    Brown Brothers Harriman2019-07-03
  3. "It was ok..."

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    Current Employee - Financial Reporting Analyst in Centennial, CO

    I have been working at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A lot of flexibility depending on the month.

    Cons

    Not much advancement and it can get overworked.

    Brown Brothers Harriman2019-07-15
  4. "Great Development Firm"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Actions Specialist in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great New Hire attention / training

    Cons

    Below market compensation, turnover comes in waves

    Brown Brothers Harriman2019-07-01
  5. "Oldest Private Firm in the business"

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      Former Employee - Senior Computer Operator in Jersey City, NJ

      I worked at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Solid Company been around over 200 years

      Cons

      Benefits used to be better

      Brown Brothers Harriman2019-06-26
    • "Collateral Management Team"

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        Current Employee - Operations Specialist 

        I have been working at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time

        Pros

        The people I work with everyday are very helpful when it comes to answering any questions or concerns. It's a very team-oriented environment.

        Cons

        Mostly everybody in the company are very approachable and friendly, though there is some animosity between the teams.

        Brown Brothers Harriman2019-06-11
      • "BBH"

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        Current Employee - Client Account Manager in Boston, MA

        I have been working at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Learn how back the back office functions

        Cons

        promotions are based on longevity and bureaucracy. A lot of state street castaways, that are worried about young professionals taking their jobs at BBH despite it being a conservative firm.

        Advice to Management

        Promotions should be based upon talent and work capabilities. More manager reviews.

        Brown Brothers Harriman2019-06-04
      • Helpful (2)

        "Soulless and old-fashioned"

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        Former Employee - Senior Vice President in New York, NY
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Pays well, very good location

        Cons

        Stuck in the past. Partners mostly all old white men, and the culture feels that way top.

        Advice to Management

        Time to enter the 21st century!!

        Brown Brothers Harriman2019-06-03
      • "Review"

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        Current Employee - Supervisor 
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time

        Pros

        Work Life balance, bonus and internal mobility

        Cons

        Competitive salary, upward plateau and industry flexibility

        Brown Brothers Harriman2019-04-30
      • "great people & great culture"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Brown Brothers Harriman full-time for more than 5 years

          Pros

          forward looking, challenging, empathetic to employees

          Cons

          can be a bit stuck in its ways

          Brown Brothers Harriman2019-04-12
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