Private Money Lender Ranks as One of Fortune’s 2020 Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored CIVIC as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance. The ranking considered feedback representing more than 726,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations in the financial services and insurance industry. CIVIC garnered the award for the second consecutive year, this year taking the No. 14 spot on the list.

Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and the level of unity there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization.

“At CIVIC, we strive to create an environment where optimism and energy inspire our people day in and day out,” said William J. Tessar, President of Civic Financial Services. “Maintaining a balance of camaraderie, family, and fun is what our culture is all about, and I am so honored we have been recognized on this list for the second year in a row.”

The Best Workplaces in the Financial Services and Insurance stand out for excelling in a competitive industry.

“In an industry that’s becoming increasingly reliant on technology to provide new and better services, these top employers in financial services demonstrate that they value their people by tapping into their creativity, enabling them to innovate and help the organization thrive,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.

“Organizations like CIVIC stand out from the crowd, intentionally growing their businesses by creating great places to work for all, making employees feel valued and respected for their talents and contributions.”

The Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. CIVIC also ranked as a Best Workplace for Best Medium Workplaces by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE in 2019.


Civic Financial Services, LLC is a leading institutional private money lender specializing in the financing of non-owner occupied investment properties. CIVIC helps resourceful investors leverage opportunities to grow their real estate portfolios. As a direct lender offering an array of financing solutions for retail, wholesale and correspondent channels, CIVIC maintains all operations in-house so loans are managed closely, quickly, and efficiently. For more information, please visit

About the Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance:
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing more than 726,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit

About Great Place to Work:
Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.

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