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First Republic Bank Reviews

Updated March 13, 2017
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  1. "Intern"

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

    Pros

    Was a good place to work. No issues

    Cons

    None that can be identified


  2. "No room for growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at First Republic Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits to keep you stay where you are.

    Cons

    No room for growth. No clear direction.


  3. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    friendly work environment with great people

    Cons

    there is no downside, i love working for this company


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  5. "FRB"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at First Republic Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and support system from top to bottom.

    Cons

    Technology in the workplace is a bit outdated.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in a comprehensive CRM system.


  6. "Senior Product Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at First Republic Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great People!! Flat organization.

    Cons

    Lack of Process and structure.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Beware of promises made during interview process."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Engineer
    Former Employee - Security Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at First Republic Bank full-time

    Pros

    The people (co-workers) are great.

    Cons

    No Work life balance. Security Manager has a GOD complex. Tell you one thing in interview process and as soon as you start working everything changes.


  8. "Good place to learn and begin to grow but long term advancement will take many years."

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

    I worked at First Republic Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent pay, nice employees.

    Cons

    Management based in SF did not allow for a lot of growth at the time I worked there.


  9. "Great place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at First Republic Bank full-time

    Pros

    If you work in SF, LA or NY they have a subsidized corporate café which is amazing. They really care about the culture of the bank.

    Cons

    There really aren't many. Overall, a great place to work.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "One to watch"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Wealth Management in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Wealth Management in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at First Republic Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High growth organization with many opportunities to get involved in different aspects of the business as the firm implements change to support the growth.
    A respectful and collaborative work environment.
    Firm is focused on employees and tries to stay competitive in that regard.

    Cons

    There's a lot of change going on and this may be unsettling for some. If you thrive on new opportunities, learning and a fast paced environment then this is a great place to work.
    The firm could do a better job of laterally recruiting and promoting from within.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open at every employee level about the strategy. Make sure everyone knows where the firm is heading, why and most importantly, how they can help get you there


  11. "Good company for the most part"

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

    I worked at First Republic Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, company seems to really care about their employees. Most everyone is very nice and helpful, and they want to help you succeed.

    Cons

    Some teams and departments do not share company culture and vision. Expect you to be there for core hours (8:30-5:30), even if you get in at 6 AM. Some people promoted based on seniority, not ability. Some teams have less work/life balance, while others come in at 8:30 and leave at 5:30 on the dot.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more management training opportunities so they are better equipped to lead a team. Consider offering some more perks like flex work arrangements.



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