For the 12th Time, Commonwealth Financial Network Named a Best Place to Work in Technology

For the 12th consecutive year, Commonwealth Financial Network®
has been ranked one of the Best
Places to Work in IT by Computerworld. Commonwealth is
honored to be ranked the No. 5 firm to work for among small
organizations (defined as having fewer than 1,000 U.S. employees) in the

In addition to naming Commonwealth one of the top firms to work for in
New England, the reputable technology publication gave the firm a
nationwide ranking of No. 8 for career development and No. 10 for
training—areas critical for an employer to ensure a supportive
environment and meaningful careers for its employees.

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100
work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld.
The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding
company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development,
training, and retention. In addition, responses to extensive surveys of
IT workers factor heavily in determining the rankings.

“For 12 years in a row, Commonwealth has been recognized as a leading
company to work for by technology professionals, and we are as honored
today as we were in 2007,” said Darren Tedesco, managing principal,
innovation and strategy. “To be named to this list year after year
speaks to our steadfast commitment in hiring the very best people, who
in turn help provide our affiliated financial advisors with the
innovative, intuitive, and integrated solutions their businesses and
clients depend on.”

“Commonwealth’s technology team is mission critical to providing
seamless support throughout our organization and to our 1,800 affiliated
advisors’ offices across the nation,” said Wayne Bloom, CEO of
Commonwealth. “We consider our technology a top priority and a
competitive advantage, and we take great pride in maintaining this
annual recognition that speaks to our commitment and demonstrated

Bloom added, “Central to such success is not only our deep bench of
technology professionals—more than 250 and counting—but also the
collective efforts of the 43 departments that make up Commonwealth, the
nation’s largest privately held Registered Investment
Adviser–independent broker/dealer. I thank each and every individual for
their dedication and contributions to the Commonwealth community.”

In all, Commonwealth has been recognized 39 times as a “Best Place to
Work” by top publications, including the Boston Globe, Boston
Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal, Union-Tribune
San Diego, and Computerworld.

About Commonwealth Financial Network

Founded in 1979, Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA/SIPC, is
the nation’s largest privately held Registered Investment
Adviser–independent broker/dealer, with headquarters in Waltham,
Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. The firm supports
approximately 1,800 independent financial advisors nationwide. For more
information, please visit www.commonwealth.com.

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