For the 10th time in the past 12 years, Fragasso Financial Advisors has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Western PA” by the Pittsburgh Business Times. The firm was ranked 12th overall and No. 3 out of 25 companies in the medium category (25 to 49 employees) and was one of 95 Pittsburgh organizations honored in 2015.
“The most critical element in creating a great work place is encouraging open and honest communication between all employees,” said founder, chairman and CEO Robert Fragasso. “Employee retention is a huge priority for us. When we create an enjoyable work environment, we find our employees are happier, more productive and more likely to stick with our firm. This recognition would not be possible without the talented group of professionals at Fragasso, and we’re extremely grateful for this latest honor.”
This award marks the latest in a series of recent recognitions for Fragasso Financial Advisors. The Financial Times ranked Fragasso Financial Advisors as one of the top registered investment advisors in the nation on its list of 2015 Top 400 Financial Advisors. Barron’s ranked Fragasso Financial Advisors founder, chairman and CEO Robert Fragasso as the No. 2 financial advisor in Pittsburgh and the No. 6 advisor in Pennsylvania on its list of the Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors for 2015. Barron’s also ranked Robert Fragasso as the No. 2 financial advisor in Pittsburgh and the No. 4 financial advisor in the state of Pennsylvania on its 2015 list of America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors.
As part of the Best Places to Work program, the firm participates in an employee satisfaction survey to gauge employee engagement, advocacy and retention rates. This year, the employee satisfaction score for those surveyed from Fragasso was 94.16 out of 100.
More than 150 area companies applied to participate in this year’s Best Places to Work program. To qualify, employees from each company participated in an online survey. Omaha, Neb.-based Quantum Market Research was utilized to analyze key workplace considerations to make the final selection.