FHLB Chicago Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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4.2
88%
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FHLB Chicago President and CEO Matt Feldman (no image)
Matt Feldman
36 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work culture-wise, everyone is really nice, literally an unbelievably amazing work-life balance(in 10 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, initial experience to the financial services industry, exposure to senior leadership, developmental training opportunities(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at FHLB Chicago full-time

    Pros

    The environment even in a remote setting is very welcoming.

    Cons

    I cannot think of one.

  2. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internship in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FHLB Chicago full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to intern. I've been there for 3+ years and the program gets better every year. There is a lot of training opportunities.

    Cons

    The pay could be a bit more competitive, but there is a lot of support from executives.

  3. "Collegial Environment with Effective Mix of Talent, Experience and Diversity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FHLB Chicago full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Solid IT and HR backbone; leaders of functional areas play their parts well; difficult decisions get made across functional areas with the best intentions for the bank as a whole.

    Cons

    Maybe a bit heavy at the top, but senior and executive management are strong, overall.

  4. "Great Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked at FHLB Chicago part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and respectable staff

    Cons

    Time management and health insurance

  5. "Entry level opportunities"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Rotational Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FHLB Chicago full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits, initial experience to the financial services industry, exposure to senior leadership, developmental training opportunities

    Cons

    none that I can think of this time

  6. "Great Bank"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FHLB Chicago full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly environment, horizontal structure, CEO/executive team extremely accessible

    Cons

    not always a ton of work to do

  7. "Facilities Clerk"

    5.0
     
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FHLB Chicago

    Pros

    Very welcoming environment, Work is simple but important, openness to growth with all co-workers

    Cons

    No challenges at all thanks

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Stable career with front line financial contact"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at FHLB Chicago full-time

    Pros

    FHLB is a good combo of stability and high finance contact

    Cons

    Company isn't known for moving fast

  9. Helpful (1)

    "People are great, president is phenomenal, not much room for growth"

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

    I worked at FHLB Chicago full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits are amazing, everyone is very willing to help you understand what they do at the bank. Three weeks of vacation along with sick days. flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    not much room for growth, people tend to stay in positions for very long time. More diversity in management is needed.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Culture and Benefits"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FHLB Chicago full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. Really engaged in improving diversity and inclusion. Good salary. Excellent medical and retirement (including pension). Work from home 1-2 days per week possible. Tuition re-imbursement program. Promotes from within, so there are growth opportunities.

    Cons

    There are not as many women in leadership positions as there could be.

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