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Tower Group (New York) Reviews

Updated Sep 7, 2019

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2.6
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Tower Group (New York) President and Chief Executive Officer William W. Fox, Jr. (no image)
William W. Fox, Jr.
4 Ratings
  1. "6 Months"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
     in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Tower Group (New York)

    Pros

    Nice people, good work environment.

    Cons

    Not enough movement. Too many people doing jobs they were not hired to do.

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    Tower Group (New York)2015-08-16
  2. "Operations"

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    I have been working at Tower Group (New York)

    Pros

    Good relations with co-workers in the department and management

    Cons

    No longer a viable company

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    Tower Group (New York)2015-08-06
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Nice place to work"

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    Former Employee - IT Professional in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tower Group (New York) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good strategic plan for future business growth.

    Cons

    The company was growing to fast and was not up keeping up with the internal demands. Management was not transparent.

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    Tower Group (New York)2015-06-22
  4. "appl. engineer"

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    Former Employee - App Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Ok to work for, good benefits

    Cons

    Small company, poor managment, occasionally could work from home.

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    Tower Group (New York)2015-04-08
  5. "Premium Auditor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Premium Auditor in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people. Pretty good benefits.

    Cons

    financially unstable. seeking growth by taking over companies w/out making sure they can handle what is on their plate. Compensation increases/bonus is nonexistant

    Tower Group (New York)2015-04-14
  6. "The employees tend to stay in the company for many years."

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

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

    Pros

    It was a stable growing company. The employees were very nice,

    Cons

    Management tend to hire their buddies for executives positions.

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    Tower Group (New York)2015-02-01
  7. "Great company and great people to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Underwriter Trainee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly people, great compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Job security can be volatile

    Tower Group (New York)2015-01-07
  8. "I learned alot at Tower"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tower Group (New York)

    Pros

    Their encouragement of employee education helped me alot

    Cons

    Company's difficulties which lead to my lay off is my only Con

    Tower Group (New York)2014-12-22
  9. "Dead on arrival"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    No longer exists but salary was good while it lasted

    Cons

    No longer exists; Amtrust is worse!

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    Tower Group (New York)2014-11-23
  10. "Poor systems and ineffective upper management"

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    I have been working at Tower Group (New York)

    Pros

    middle management good and very good experienced claims employees. Pay raises froze and no raise in year & one half. Need to improve benefits, just a meager 401K. Moot issue as company merged now

    Cons

    Benefits poor. No bonus or profit sharing and salaries below average

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    Tower Group (New York)2014-08-17

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