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Piper Jaffray Reviews

Updated June 28, 2018
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Piper Jaffray Chairman and CEO Andrew S. Duff
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  • "Work Life Balance is non-existant" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Just like any banking job it comes with some long hours but is well worth it" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Fun"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun place to work and I learned a lot.

    Cons

    Intense but fun and I liked everyone

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.


  2. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Piper Jaffray full-time

    Pros

    Lots of deal flow on most teams.

    Cons

    lots of deal flow, but teams are lean.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Value Oriented Firm with Great People"

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    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Better work life balance than most others in field
    - Management team actively listens to employees
    - Room for mobility and exposure to senior leaders

    Cons

    - Experience can highly depend on team
    - Deal flow can be light depending on team


  4. "Nice People"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Piper Jaffray full-time

    Pros

    Midwestern nice is generally true across the entire company.

    Cons

    Can have long hours like all other investment banks.


  5. "Investment Banking Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Piper Jaffray full-time

    Pros

    There is a really great culture.

    Cons

    It can be hard to move within the company.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Banking analyst"

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    Former Employee - Banking Analyst
    Former Employee - Banking Analyst

    I worked at Piper Jaffray full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Just trying to leave a comment. See below.

    Cons

    Just want to say that I can’t believe someone else reported sexual harassment to management and nothing was done. That happened to me too!

    Advice to Management

    What’s going on there? Why isn’t HR taking these claims seriously?


  7. "Equity research associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Piper Jaffray full-time

    Pros

    Pay is good for recent graduates.

    Cons

    Make sure to be partnered with a high performing Sr. Analyst

  8. "Associate"

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    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 Piper Jaffray full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture and opportunity to grow and learn from very talented senior bankers

    Cons

    Just like any banking job it comes with some long hours but is well worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing here. Been very pleased with everyone s attitude and help


  9. "Good Place to Work"

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

    I have been working at Piper Jaffray full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work, the company cares about keeping the employees happy. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    Satellite offices feel very secluded from the firm's headquarters. Piper Jaffray could really work work on management training.


  10. "VP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Piper Jaffray full-time

    Pros

    smart friendly colleagues willing to help

    Cons

    lack of vision and poor communication from HQ

    Advice to Management

    develop a clear strategy and communicate


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