Janney today announced they’ve been ranked by InformationWeek, for the second consecutive year, as an “Elite 100” – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full- service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, today announced they’ve been ranked by InformationWeek, for the second consecutive year, as an “Elite 100” – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S.

This is InformationWeek’s 28th year identifying and honoring the nation’s most innovative users of information technology. The InformationWeek “Elite 100” research tracks the technology-based investments, strategies, and results of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek “Elite 100” spotlights the power of business technology innovation.The full list can be found on http://www.informationweek.com/elite100.

“Being named for a second time to the InformationWeek Elite 100 list is a testament to both the quality of the culture we foster for Janney’s Information Technology team members and the value placed on technology innovation as a contributor to fulfilling enterprise strategies,” said Bob Thielmann, Janney’s Chief Information Officer. “More than half of the list is comprised of Fortune 1000 companies, so we are proud that Janney can compete with and be recognized at the same level as firms which have vastly greater resources,” said Thielmann.

In addition to the InformationWeek Elite 100 ranking in 2016 and 2015, Janney has been recognized for other technology-related awards including: CIO Magazine’s CIO 100 Award, Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology, and Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders.

The culture in IT at Janney is reinforced by focusing on three primary factors that all employees want in a job:

  • working for a successful firm where associates can see the value of their contributions;
  • having a say in respective jobs and method to solve problems;
  • and knowing individual contributions and careers are valued by managers and the firm.

All Janney IT managers are also player-coaches - meaning they have a strong expertise in their domain and spend alot of time teaching and pushing their teams to the boundries of technology deployment.

“Technology priorities are continually reviewed with senior management with an emphasis on initiatives generating returns and improvement of the client and financial advisor experience. The repeat InformationWeek award substantiates the value of our technology team brings to business strategy compared to hundreds of other firms and is a nice confirmation that we are on the right path,” said Thielmann.

About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC 
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.

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