Foresters Financial Reviews

Updated Feb 18, 2021

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3.3
51%
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Foresters Financial President and CEO Jim Boyle (no image)
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53 Ratings
Pros
  • "Started brand new to the industry and the training program at Foresters for new reps was great(in 32 reviews)

  • "Paid training while studying to receive licenses(in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours with little reward or appreciation(in 28 reviews)

  • "No Work Life Balance, some colleagues do not like delegating work(in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Portfolio Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time

    Pros

    Good team and great culture

    Cons

    Lack of planning for changing marketplace

  2. "Outstanding place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time

    Pros

    Leadership gave me the autonomy I need to be successful.

    Cons

    The firm was sold to another company.


  3. "Foresters"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people, kind environment, opportunities to move up

    Cons

    The job closed down and sold

  4. "Meh"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You are in control of your growth.

    Cons

    There are other well known companies out there with better investment products.

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  5. "Good firm"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager in Edison, NJ

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time

    Pros

    People - created lifelong relationships working there

    Cons

    Took time to get good salary

  6. "Meh"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Registered Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Foresters Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Training was good as you often had opportunity to get licenses and learn how to sell

    Cons

    Micromanaging to hit financial targets at all cost was annoying and led me to quit

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  7. "Gone but not forgotten"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Investment Operations in Scotch Plains, NJ

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time

    Pros

    Flexible company and was great to work for.

    Cons

    Edison, NJ operation is closed

  8. "Gone but not forgotten"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Investment Operations Manager in Edison, NJ

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time

    Pros

    Was a great company to work for...

    Cons

    ...but operations in Edison, NJ have shut down due to sale of assets by parent company.

  9. "Family atmosphere"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Accounting Clerk in Edison, NJ

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits. Opportunity for advancement. Continued learning.

    Cons

    Needs better communication between management and employee.

  10. "Family first"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Edison, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Foresters Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Provides Great work life balance For employeess

    Cons

    Low pay no mobility Or advancement

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