Convergex Group Reviews

Updated Mar 14, 2019

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3.0
41%
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66%
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Convergex Group President and CEO  Eric Noll
Eric Noll
22 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great working atmosphere, good people(in 8 reviews)

  • "The firm has given me numerous opportunities to succeed, and allows me to maintain a healthy work life balance(in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "They just got taken over due to lack of trading and a lot of people were laid off so the new management is unknown(in 5 reviews)

  • "Poor leadership, no teamwork, poor work/life balance, hurting after SEC fine(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Pros/Cons"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Knowledgeable people and friendly work environment

    Cons

    lack of benefits for employees

  2. "svp"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    good people at this company

    Cons

    poor management in the past, but improving


  3. "has good and bad points"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People you worked with were friendly and kind, always willing to help and work with you.

    Cons

    Really no upward mobility, you might be able to move to another group if there were any openings

  4. "Vice President"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    lack of clear business strategies

  5. "Sr. VP"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time

    Pros

    Multi level firm with several business units

    Cons

    Firm was acquired in 2017

  6. "Financial operations intern"

    3.0
     

    I worked at Convergex Group

    Pros

    very exciting atmosphere, great people

    Cons

    a lot of similar activities day-to-day

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Convergex was a good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - AVP-Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good management let the workers get the job done and help when needed.

    Cons

    They just got taken over due to lack of trading and a lot of people were laid off so the new management is unknown.

  8. "Vice President"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time

    Pros

    The only positive element of the firm are a handful of legacy people.

    Cons

    Poor management and poor hiring by new management.

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  9. "It's complicated"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Convergex Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Learn a lot exposure to multiple business lines and levels of staff. Interesting and diverse projects an the amount of work is at an ideal level

    Cons

    Stressful times of change as the firm tries to recover and become profitable and find its groove. Too much emphasis on likability versus productivity and needs a formal review program like a 360 review process

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  10. "Sr. VIce President-Compliance"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Convergex Group full-time

    Pros

    Great team and some great senior staff allowed growth and freedom to work.

    Cons

    Significant regulatory issues led to financial stress

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