SIMON Kicks Off 2021 with “Best Places to Work” Awards from Built In

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2021--

SIMON Markets ("SIMON") is pleased to announce its placement by tech recruiting platform Built In as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work, Best Small Places to Work, and Best Paying Companies in NYC. The annual awards include companies of all sizes, from startups to enterprise.

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Best Places to Work is an awards program that highlights companies in eight major tech markets and rates companies algorithmically based on their compensation, benefits, and culture programs. To reflect the attributes candidates are searching for on Built In today, this year’s program weighted criteria more heavily, like remote opportunities and programs for diversity, equity and inclusion.

"SIMON is honored to be recognized by Built In for not one, but three awards that celebrate our culture of excellence and innovation," noted Monica Branning, SIMON’s Head of People. "These awards speak to the talent we’ve assembled, the core values they’ve woven into our in-person and remote work environments, and to the on-platform experience we are building for our clients.”

A growing fintech company with nearly 100 professionals, SIMON is singularly focused on empowering financial advisors to better serve their clients by way of a centralized, modern platform. Since the company’s inception two years ago, the SIMON team has garnered several awards for the forward-thinking technology, innovative analytics, and education they’ve built into their platform. Built In’s 2021 Best Workplace Awards are an exciting addition to the lineup, marking a significant cultural milestone for the team.

“The 2021 winners show a commitment not just to creating meaningful cultures but to delivering talent needs as they change in a dynamic landscape,” said Sheridan Orr, Chief Marketing Officer, Built In. “We’re thrilled to extend our congratulations to the winners.”

Professionals rely on Built In’s Best Places to Work lists to discover employers that align with their preferences, passions and values. Since its inception three years ago, the award has expanded in reach, from online views of tens of thousands to just under 1 million views today.

SIMON works to build transparency around complex, risk-managed financial products through a single, modern platform. Our platform provides financial professionals with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools, and advanced pre-and post-trade analysis that hasn't before been possible. We are an energetic, passionate, and ambitious team always looking for the next intuitive idea to simplify financial professionals' workflow.

SIMON is looking to grow its team, with a rotation of openings featured on Read more about SIMON’s award-winning workplace here.


An award-winning fintech company, SIMON is committed to transforming the digital experience for financial professionals, enabling them to better serve their clients. SIMON’s intelligent and innovative platform delivers an end-to-end digital suite of tools to more than 50,000 financial professionals, who serve more than $3 trillion in assets, empowering them with on-demand education, an intuitive marketplace, real-time analytics, and lifecycle management. With a focus on reshaping the advisor experience, SIMON is setting new industry standards, simplifying the complex, and delivering structured investment and insurance solutions, as well as defined outcome ETFs, to investment professionals, centralized within one unique ecosystem.

For more information about SIMON, visit and follow the company on LinkedIn. Securities products and services offered by SIMON Markets LLC, a broker-dealer registered with the SEC, Member FINRA / SIPC. Annuities and insurance services provided by SIMON Annuities and Insurance Services LLC.

About Built In

Built In, a revolution in tech recruitment, serves more than 1,800 innovative companies of all sizes, from startups to the enterprise, delivering content and digital recruitment solutions that work. The platform amplifies companies’ brands as national, local or remote employers of choice, as well as leaders in DEI. Monthly, 2.5 million tech professionals rely on Built In to stay up on trends, grow in their roles and discover companies with missions they want to join. The platform publishes stories about companies’ tech, culture and people. This activates sought-after professionals to apply to customers’ open roles.

About Built In’s Best Places to Work

Built In’s esteemed Best Places to Work awards, now in its third year, honor companies across numerous categories: 100 Best Places to Work, 50 Best Small Places to Work, 100 Best Midsize Places to Work, 50 Companies with the Best Benefits and 50 Best Paying Companies. Two new national categories reflect what candidates are searching for, including 100 Best Large Companies to Work For and 50 Best Remote-First Places to Work.

Best Places to Work: Methodology

Built In ranks companies algorithmically based on compensation information, benefits and culture programs. This year, based on data showing tech professionals’ needs, the Best Places to Work algorithm added weight to companies’ commitment to DEI and remote culture. Rank is determined by combining a company’s score in each of these categories.

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