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CapitalSource Reviews

Updated April 25, 2017
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CapitalSource Co-CEO and Director James J. (Jim) Pieczynski
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  1. "Good First Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great manager, other AE's are friendly, not bad base salary with 10% annual bonus.

    Cons

    Very slow growth so most people with potential leave after 1-2 years.

    Advice to Management

    Promote within at a faster face to reduce turnover.


  2. "Summer Portfolio Management Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment.
    Staff was very helpful & accommodating

    Cons

    Internship program wasn't very structured. Often found myself wanting for work.
    Tasks would take me less time than they expected and when I went looking for more work, I wouldn't be given anything.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a more comprehensive and structured program.


  3. "ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chevy Chase, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chevy Chase, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    early innovator before competition entered market

    Cons

    faded last few years and lost ability to be creative

    Advice to Management

    sell the business


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  5. "Accounts Receivable Collateral Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Receivable Collateral Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Accounts Receivable Collateral Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Not a proactive, cohesive working environment, No work Life balance. Rampant employee burnout.

    Cons

    They run short staffed and those who are there work in a pressure cooker. Little to no management communication or staff support.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of and listen to your employees or continue to lose them.


  6. "Loan Officer"

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    Former Employee - Loan Officer in Chevy Chase, MD
    Former Employee - Loan Officer in Chevy Chase, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CapitalSource full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    can be good if you are in the right group.

    Cons

    lot of turnover because they do not promote from within. Bureaucratic. Most of the talent has left the commercial lending / origination teams. No training. No real organization structure.. Bad upper and middle management since merger. lower then average pay unless you are VP or higher.

    Advice to Management

    treat employees better to avoid the high turnover rates. new hires are lacking because pay is too low.


  7. "Account Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Good management
    -Great location
    -Good mixture or people
    -Great starting job

    Cons

    -No set training period
    -Not very structured work environment


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company, but lots of turn over"

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    Former Employee - Real Estate Loan Administrator in Chevy Chase, MD
    Former Employee - Real Estate Loan Administrator in Chevy Chase, MD

    Pros

    Great company to work for, great benefits and perks, easy going management

    Cons

    less than average pay
    poor career mobility

    Advice to Management

    Help employees accomplish their career goals so that they will stay with the company


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company!"

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    Current Employee - Maryland in Chevy Chase, MD
    Current Employee - Maryland in Chevy Chase, MD

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Not much guidance but great learning experience


  10. "svp"

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    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CapitalSource full-time

    Pros

    great place to work now

    Cons

    regulatory environment could be a concern


  11. "Learned many different aspects of credit"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CapitalSource full-time

    Pros

    Was able to move up in the organization. Small division worked in. able to work freely in own environment.

    Cons

    Merged with larger bank and issues with Merger. Not a competitive product compared to the competition in the marketplace.

    Advice to Management

    More competitive products. learn how to adapt more to the marketplace in real time, being proactive rather than reactive.


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