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Tower Group (New York) Reviews

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2.6
19%
Recommend to a Friend
49%
Approve of CEO
Tower Group (New York) President and Chief Executive Officer William W. Fox, Jr. (no image)
William W. Fox, Jr.
4 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice people, good work environment(in 6 reviews)

  • "(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "He's incapable of running a coherent meeting, inspiring anyone or even thanking the people who have made him rich(in 2 reviews)

  • "Also, people belonging to a particular community were allowed to work from home for 3 days a week, other were not even allowed to do it once a week(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience nice management supportive"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Underwriter in Scarborough, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    At the time - good management supportive family friendly

    Cons

    Low Pay, co-worker gossip, co-worker problems

    Advice to Management

    Management supportive and acknowledged hard work

    Tower Group (New York)2013-06-23
  2. "Best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Structural Engineer 

    I have been working at Tower Group (New York) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible, high salary, nice people

    Cons

    very small, tough manager, vvv

    Tower Group (New York)2019-09-08
  3. "Good Company"

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

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) full-time

    Pros

    New office. Great location in Wall Street area.

    Cons

    Too many bad acquisitions. Hurt bottom line.

    Tower Group (New York)2018-05-22
  4. "Mismanaged company, not open to new ideas"

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    Senior Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary, no expense controls

    Cons

    lack of business discipline doomed company

    Advice to Management

    too late

    Tower Group (New York)2018-05-06
  5. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team, driven environment, opportunity to grow and take responsibility

    Cons

    Long hours, growth not structured,

    Tower Group (New York)2017-11-27
  6. "Work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Senior Claims Adjuster in Melville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay scale is generous as well as time off.

    Cons

    You work day and night and you can use the generous time off because you have too much work to do.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the hard working professionals.

    Tower Group (New York)2017-08-17
  7. "Great environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful co-workers and great location

    Cons

    Commute can become lenghthy at times

    Tower Group (New York)2017-06-30
  8. "Systems Engineer"

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    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) for less than a year

    Pros

    fast paced, challenging, cutting edge

    Cons

    long days, always connected and expected, survival of the fittest

    Tower Group (New York)2016-10-31
  9. "Good while it lasted"

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    New York in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Tower Group (New York)

    Pros

    smaller company, good benefits, commitment to the community with volunteerism, strong conversion rate for interns, nice location, well know in the industry

    Cons

    business bought by another company, did not perform well in the end, lack of transparency from the top down, lack of communication from the top down

    Tower Group (New York)2016-03-15
  10. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Claim Adjuster in Melville, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pleasant staff,nice surroundings as the office is new.Co-workers are easy to work with and there is a great deal of team spirit.

    Cons

    Management at times operates with blinders on.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to whats going on in the claim offices.

    Tower Group (New York)2015-10-09
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