Hanweck Named Top Small/Medium Employer in New York State


NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 – Hanweck, a leading provider of real-time risk analytics on global derivatives markets, today announced that it has been recognized as the best small/medium employer in New York by the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2017. The Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards are a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment based on employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies. Hanweck was ranked first out of 46 finalists in the category.

Commenting on the award, CEO and Founder Gerald A. Hanweck Jr., PhD, said, “This is the first year that we participated in the Best Companies program, and we were honored to be recognized with the award for top employer in our category. Over the past year, we grew our New York team by 25 percent. The most meaningful aspect of this award is that it takes employee satisfaction into account as we strive to foster a unique company culture to attract and retain the highest quality talent.”

Nicole Ojakian, Director of Human Resources at Hanweck, added, “Achieving the number one ranking is a true milestone for Hanweck. We are committed to open communication with our employees across not only our New York office but also our Chicago and Belfast locations. By building a work environment that supports employees’ professional development and wellness, we are able to create a team that can be more innovative and deliver an exceptional product to our customers. We offer phenomenal, highly competitive employee benefits that emphasize our commitment to our employees' health and well-being.”

Hanweck’s growing team of professionals has considerable depth in technology, and experience from some of the world’s leading financial institutions across a range of disciplines that include quantitative research and modeling, trading and market making, and risk management.

The Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards is a partnership of the New York State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, The Business Council of New York, Best Companies Group and BridgeTower Media. For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York State program, including the entire list of winning companies, please visit www.BestCompaniesNY.com.