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Updated April 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Relatively good work/life balance, good working environment, nice colleagues, and nice physical office space (in 14 reviews)

  • Great place to work and learn in a fast paced environment (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management seemed at times to relish the sense of fundamental insecurity that prevailed among employees (in 13 reviews)

  • Poor work-life balance with absolutely no telecommuting (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Poor Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nothing great about the company

    Cons

    The management team lacked true leadership and didn't know how to manage people, processes or clients.


  2. "The good old days are gone."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Stock Broker in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Stock Broker in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at NYSE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    NYSE lots of history and friends.

    Cons

    Technology took over. Humans are no longer needed.

    Advice to Management

    Be more fair


  3. "VP"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at NYSE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Modest Salary and Benefits, Prominent history in US capital markets, Sentimental favorite

    Cons

    Volumes are down from 90% mkt shares (early 2000s) are down to 20%, little innovation and industry leadership, future is uncertain at best

    Advice to Management

    Focus on technology


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  5. "Careful of Changing environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits including access to NYSE Floor
    Great employee education and learning system
    Salaries are upto date with market

    Cons

    Too much red-tape involved in getting everyday tasks done
    Still a little old school

    Advice to Management

    Figure out the balance between company culture and bureaucratic inter-office policies


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for, but has its quirks"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at NYSE (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great executive management who really drive change
    Great people across the board
    Equity awards
    Good mix of technologies

    Cons

    Highly regulated so a lot compliance focus
    Most of the IT jobs are moving to Atlanta after the ICE takeover
    Equity locks you in after a few years
    Lack of investment in staff, no special clubs, rotational programs, mentorships, sponsorships or even a staff training/tuition reimbursement program

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in your staff , it may cost more in the short run but will gain you much more in the long run in terms of employee retention.


  7. "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Grear place to work as IT person

    Cons

    Too much change in short period.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Smart Enough To Work Here"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Commack, NY
    Former Employee - Managing Director in Commack, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NYSE (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Great work. Fun working environment.

    Cons

    Bought out by Intercontinental Exchange. No chance for promotion.


  9. "manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    fast-paced environment. lots of big projects using next technology. excitement with new listings and listed companies.

    Cons

    very active work doesn't allow for any downtime.

    Advice to Management

    reward best employees with more money and responsibility.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Taken over"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NYSE (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It was a good place to work until the company got taken over. New Management did not honor the previous traditions.

    Cons

    Management was not able to find the fine balance between the old culture vs the new culture.

    Advice to Management

    Consider retaining staff with institutional and industry knowledge.


  11. Helpful (4)

    "Was a great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great name brand company with some great people there...

    Cons

    New management changing a great company


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