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Commonwealth Financial Network® Ranked a Best Place to Work in San Diego

San Diego, CA (August 22, 2016)—For the eighth consecutive year, Commonwealth Financial Network® has been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. Of the 100 top workplaces for 2016, Commonwealth was honored as the fifth Best Place to Work among large companies, defined as those with 250–1,999 U.S. employees. The list was published today in a special supplement of the newspaper, as well as on

“To be recognized as a Best Place to Work for the eighth straight year is an honor that underscores the core values our company remains committed to—indispensable service, financial strength, personal development, giving back, and fun,” said John Rooney, managing principal of Commonwealth’s West Coast office. “I take great pride in our dynamic team, composed of individuals who are as committed to one another as they are to our more than 1,650 affiliated financial advisors nationwide, who collectively provide the highest caliber of service and support.”

Rooney continued, “We want our team to continue to thrive and feel empowered at Commonwealth. We continually offer new, innovative programs and trainings, as well as engaging activities and events, that challenge and encourage each individual to grow both personally and professionally.”

The annual survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in the San Diego area, benefiting the county’s economy, workforce, and businesses. The 2016 Best Places to Work in San Diego list is composed of 100 companies from across the county that ranked highest in a two-part survey process. The first part is an evaluation of nominated companies on their workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. The second part is an employee survey to provide measurable feedback on the employee experience.

To date, Commonwealth has been recognized 34 times as a Best Place to Work by top regional publications, including the Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal, and Computerworld.

About Commonwealth Financial Network
Founded in 1979, Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA/SIPC, is the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer-RIA, with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. The firm supports more than 1,650 independent advisors nationwide in serving their clients as registered representatives, investment adviser representatives, and registered investment advisers, as well as through hybrid service models. For more information, please visit

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