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M&T Bank Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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M&T Bank Chairman and CEO, M&T Bank Corporation and M&T Bank Bob Wilmers
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Pros
  • Great flexibility work life balance (in 71 reviews)

  • M&T Bank is a wonderful bank to work for (in 58 reviews)

Cons
  • There were no downsides to working at M&T (in 51 reviews)

  • Salary employees work life balance is not always a good balance (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Great Benefits"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at M&T Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Career Advancement and Education

    Cons

    Does not support a flexible work schedule or telecommuting, lack of female leadership


  2. "MDP"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - MDP in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - MDP in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at M&T Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    So much support from colleagues and senior managers. MDP training builds good professional skills and helps the adjustment from college to workforce. Great culture! The bank is really supportive of moving positions and encourages employees to challenge themselves in a new role.

    Cons

    Almost all upward progression is in Buffalo which can be limiting.

  3. "Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at M&T Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are intelligent and kind
    Socially responsible corporation that cares about employees and customers
    Great work/life balance

    Cons

    Technology is quite behind the times - lots of tedious/manual work for employees
    Not particularly competitive pay


  4. "Worked here three years"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance Specialist in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Compliance Specialist in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at M&T Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Steady job, big company, opportunities to internally transfer

    Cons

    I've seen multiple people promoted to management without any real management skills which can be tough on subordinates

    Advice to Management

    Better management training programs that focus on people


  5. "Great place to know your city!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Relationship Liaison II in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Relationship Liaison II in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at M&T Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    With the right team you'll be fully trained and can move quickly.

    Cons

    Little to no raises. Hard to stick in one position when you want to learn more in the bank

    Advice to Management

    Pay more to those you want to stay


  6. "Teller"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at M&T Bank part-time

    Pros

    Very good benefits.
    Flexible Schedule
    Easy to learn

    Cons

    The pay is not too good.


  7. "SENIOR FINANCIAL CONSULTANT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    M&T Bank has very good management, that runs the bank conservatively, and hence, it is profitable, but more importantly steadily profitable

    Cons

    The managers of the branch based consultants sometimes place consultants in the wrong branches, thus underutilizing their skill sets.

  8. "Compliance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at M&T Bank full-time

    Pros

    laid back, low pressure atmosphere

    Cons

    HR policies on promotions and raises - drives talent out


  9. "AM"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good vacation and flex time

    Cons

    Health insurance is really bad


  10. "Good and bad"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at M&T Bank full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay and vacations (option to buy additional week)

    Cons

    Health insurance isn't wonderful and they employees are stretched too thin with their daily work. They need to focus on hiring and increasing training budget.

    Advice to Management

    Be more organized and don't get so comfortable in your position that you stop performing your responsibilities because your whole team suffers.


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