FORT LEE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cross River Bank (“Cross River”), a leading innovator and provider of banking services for technology companies, today announced that it has been named one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology by Arizent for the third consecutive year. The nationwide annual survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the fintech industry. The 2020 list included 49 companies and was published by Arizent brands American Banker, National Mortgage News, PaymentsSource, Financial Planning and Digital Insurance.
“Our employees are the lifeblood of Cross River, and the reason we are able to provide breakthrough innovations and leading financial services solutions,” said Phil Goldfeder, SVP Public Affairs, at Cross River. “We foster an environment and culture that focuses on teamwork, humility and the growth of every employee. We are grateful to Arizent and Best Companies Group for once again recognizing Cross River as one of the Best Places to Work.”
“The competition for talent in technology is intense and companies named to Arizent’s Best Places to Work in Financial Technology are setting the standard in terms of cultures that help people thrive,” said Richard Melville, Group Editorial Director at Arizent.
This recognition comes on the heels of being awarded the Technology Company of the Year from the NJ Tech Council which recognizes a company that has demonstrated long-term growth and profitability and has had a substantial impact on the industry the last ten years.
“The Technology Company of the Year is awarded to an organization that demonstrates long term growth and profitability, substantial impact on the industry and market, and is an outstanding corporate citizen. I’m proud to recognize Cross River’s growth in the fintech space as they truly embody the 2019 Technology Company of the Year award. While many banks accept the status quo, Cross River is reinventing the industry. The NJ Tech Council is excited to collaborate with Cross River in 2020 – congratulations to an amazing team!” said Aaron Price, President & CEO, NJ Tech Council.
Cross River continues to receive consistent recognition for its leading technology, community commitment, innovations in financial services and unmatched workplace culture. As a New Jersey state-chartered community bank, Cross River has been a pillar of the New Jersey community, driving innovation and job creation in the state, with a strong focus on giving back. In 2019 alone, Cross River’s 250+ employees donated almost 200 hours of community service and taught over 400 families Financial Literacy in New Jersey. Cross River’s substantial impact on the advancement of industry standards and accomplishments as an outstanding corporate citizen has also been recognized by local organizations and the greater New Jersey business industry including the American Bankers Association, NJ Bankers Association and the Fort Lee and Teaneck Chambers of Commerce, among others.