DALLAS, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- National home lender, PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company (NYSE: HTH), has been ranked 8th in this year's Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by Great Place to Work and Fortune. This is the third year in a row the company has landed in the top 10 in this list.
The list was created based on surveys from more than 62,000 people working at leading financial firms. Employees at the winning organizations report high levels of trust in their management, as well as camaraderie and pride in what they do. An impressive average of 98 percent of employees at these companies say they enjoy a psychologically healthy workplace, with a similar share describing their organizations as friendly.
"Thank you to our outstanding employees, Great Place to Work and Fortune for honoring us as one of the country's Best Workplaces," said PrimeLending Chairman and CEO Todd Salmans. "We're all so proud of PrimeLending's culture of integrity, teamwork and serving others. We share this award with the whole PrimeLending team who collectively created an environment in which every member feels respected, valued and satisfied."
PrimeLending team members praised the company's commitment to creating a level playing field for all employees to thrive and advance. This contributes to stronger loyalty among co-workers, better service to customers and ultimately a better bottom line performance than other companies that didn't make the list.
"Colleagues say their leaders at the Best Workplaces are consistent in their ethics and take an earnest interest in their teams' feedback when making decisions. This reflects the high level of integrity customers expect from a business entrusted with their money," said Great Place to Work Executive Vice President Kim Peters.
Additionally, PrimeLending was ranked the 5th Best Workplace for Women, the 11th Best Workplace for Camaraderie and 9th Best Workplace for Generation X earlier this year by Great Place to Work®1. PrimeLending has also been named in the top ten among large-companies in The Dallas Morning News' 2016 Top 100 Places to Work competition.2
PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, is a national residential mortgage originator. Since 2012, PrimeLending has been listed as a top 10 mortgage lender in the nation in purchase units.3 Offering fixed-rate, adjustable-rate, FHA, VA, USDA and jumbo home loans, refinancing and relocation programs, PrimeLending is authorized to make loans in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1986, PrimeLending is a member of the Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) family of companies. More information at PrimeLending.com.
About The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance
The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance rankings are based on feedback from 62,450 employees at Great Place to Work–Certified organizations in these sectors. Employees completed an anonymous Trust Index© survey, answering questions about how frequently they experience the building blocks of a great workplace. Employees rated leadership strength and integrity, pride in their work and organization, opportunities for professional growth and support for work-life balance, among other factors. Results from the survey are highly reliable, having a 95 percent confidence level and a margin of error of 5 percent or less.
Earning a place on this list indicates a company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a Great Place to Work For All™. Rankings reward organizations where not only the majority of their employees experience a great place to work, but these experiences are highly consistent regardless of who people are or what they do within the organization. Results are considered based on the complexity of the employee population and relative to peer performance.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work provides the benchmarks, framework and expertise needed to create, sustain and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and a series of Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists, including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industries.
1 As ranked in 2016 as part of PrimeLending's participation in the annual Great Place to Work Trust Index© Employee Survey.
2As ranked by 2016 The Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to work in the large company category.
3 Ranked by Marketrac® for purchase units nationally for 2012-2016.
© 2017 PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company (NMLS: 13649). Equal Housing Lender.
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