The financial-services firm Edward Jones recently was named the No. 2 large company on the "Best Companies to Work for in Florida" ranking, according to Edward Jones financial advisors.
Florida Trend teamed up with the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pa., to rank the states best employers. One hundred companies were named Best Companies to Work for in Florida for 2011, divided into 31 large companies, 38 medium-sized companies and 31 small companies by the number of people they employ in Florida.
The ranking was based on an employer inventory of practices and an anonymous survey of employees, who were asked to agree or disagree with dozens of statements about the firm, teamwork and their individual experience at the firm. On the 2010 list, Edward Jones ranked No. 8.
Edward Jones has 383 branches throughout Florida. The firm is growing, adding branches and seeking new financial advisors who are interested in operating an entrepreneurial office with the support and benefits of one of the oldest and largest firms in the industry.
The "Best Companies to Work for in Florida" honor is the most recent in a series of important recognitions the firm has received. For the 12th year, Edward Jones was named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in America" by Fortune magazine in its annual listing. The firm took the No. 11 overall spot in the Fortune ranking and was named to the No. 2 spot for large companies.
For more information about Edward Jones in the Bokeelia area, please contact Adam Hromiak, Edwards Jones in Cape Coral, located at 3571 N. Del Prado Blvd., Suite 7, (239) 731-6338; Cindy Conley, Edwards Jones in Cape Coral, located at 1716 Cape Coral Parkway, W., (239) 540-0209; Garth O. Moreau, Edwards Jones in St James City, located at 10191 Stringfellow Road, (239) 283-8337; Jim Koinis, Edwards Jones in Punta Gorda, located at 100 Sullivan St., (941) 639-1170; John T Evans, Edwards Jones in Cape Coral, located at 4426 Se 16th Place, (239) 540-0429; Matthew J. King, Edwards Jones in Matlacha Isles, located at 12016 Matlacha Blvd., Ste C, (239) 283-2582; Sam V Mazzotti, Edwards Jones in Cape Coral, located at 2104 Del Prado Blvd., Unit 4, (239) 772-7575; or Steven M Hochman, Edwards Jones in Cape Coral, located at 234 Del Prado Blvd. N., #6 B, (239) 573-9544.