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Duff & Phelps Reviews

Updated February 16, 2017
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  • Lovely work environment and good work life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • With some effort, patience and skill, there are doors that open at Duff and Phelps, and you have flexibility to create your own work environment (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Above average experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and solid benefits

    Cons

    Long hours; not as bad as investment banking


  2. "Corporate Finance Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Impressive salary that makes it worth staying.

    Cons

    Investment Banker Personalities, that you need to get used to.

    Advice to Management

    Work hard, and hone up to your mistakes.


  3. "D&P Phila"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    smart people, decent benefits, good training

    Cons

    long hours, inconsistent culture and pay


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  5. "Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of responsiblity, great people, good training

    Cons

    Everything was very good, except the departments are separated in the office


  6. "Great company to start a career in finance"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps full-time

    Pros

    Good comp packages, opportunity to move up quickly, and interesting work.

    Cons

    Long hours, to be expected in this industry.


  7. "VAS"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Valuation Analyst
    Current Employee - Valuation Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Culture, Interesting work, good clients

    Cons

    work life balance, compensation, analyst support


  8. "Stepping Stone"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Valuation in Morristown, NJ
    Former Employee - Valuation in Morristown, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good name to leverage for better opportunities
    When you want to leave you can say you worked at Duff
    People have heard of Duff

    Cons

    Next to no long term growth for junior staff. Management makes no attempt to compensate or retain employees, want you to work hard and then move on.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really, you're doing well from what it seems


  9. "Real Estate Group"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Analyst
    Current Employee - Real Estate Analyst
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good skill set, exposure to most major USA markets and asset classes, work with top institutional investors

    Cons

    Not much proprietary data, some engagements with obscure buildings in small markets that are difficult to value based on available information

    Advice to Management

    invest in data resources


  10. "Great place to start"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duff & Phelps full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities to grow (learning budget, constant emphasis put on developing your technical skills)
    Work with very smart people

    Cons

    Silo'd work environment
    Corporate Finance/Consulting isn't everybody's cup of tea

    Advice to Management

    Keep on being great. Just some people aren't going to stay because it's not the right field for them


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Comes down to your team & boss"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst Property Tax in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst Property Tax in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Duff & Phelps full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong Valuation experience. Strong Excel experience. Good professional development.

    Great Place to build up professional skillsets

    Cons

    If you are placed in a smaller, unrecognized division, with an inexperienced boss, things may be difficult

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay to be competitive or to avoid high turnovers. Turnover rate in LA office was 20%-30%



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