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Computerworld Names Janney Montgomery Scott to 2014 List of 100 Best Places to Work In Information Technology

June 26, 2014



PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDG’s Computerworldannounced Janney Montgomery Scott as an honoree for 2014 Best 100 Places to Work in IT.” This is annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals selected and published by IDG’s 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, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers. Responses factor heavily in determining the rankings. In the list, Janney was ranked #13 of 23 Midsize firms.

“We are very pleased to be recognized by Computerworld as one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2014,” said Robert Thielmann, Chief Information Officer at Janney Montgomery Scott. “We believe IT employees want to have a say in their jobs and know their contributions are valued. This fosters a collaborative and high output work environment where the staff is focused on creating the best client experience. This award acknowledges the overall corporate culture and quality workplace at Janney.”

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, employs 91 IT professionals to develop and implement solutions that provide its 700 Financial Advisors and nearly 2000 total employees with a comprehensive and user-friendly suite of applications. Some of the many technology advancements at Janney include implementation of two major data centers with cutting edge technology, new order management systems, a modern client web site with an associated mobile offering, implementation of VoIP communication systems, and other award-winning applications developed in-house – such as a novel Financial Advisor dashboard. Industry recognition and awards this past year include a CIO 100 Honoree for the Financial Advisor Dashboard utility, an Enterprise Mobility Excellence Award for Financial Services from Air-Watch based on a unique deployment, and a leadership award from Computerworld for Premier 100 IT Leaders 2014.

"Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities and ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by investing in their employees."

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 Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.3 million monthly page views (Omniture, March 2014) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.



Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Karen Shakoske

Corporate Communications

215-665-4458

kshakoske@janney.com

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