Industry Overview

Financial & Professional Services

Florida’s diversified economic structure has enabled it to be a global player in the provision of high value-added services in finance, insurance, architecture, accounting, consulting, engineering, and more. Florida’s proximity to and cultural connections with Latin America have also helped make Florida an international banking center with booming international trade, and leading location for shared services. In total, Florida is home to 129,500+ financial and professional services firms and their 897,500 employees.

Financial Services

Financial Services

Florida excels in finance – as evidenced by the presence of 170 commercial banks with $131 billion in assets – and a growing private equity cluster.  Our attractive tax structure and skilled workforce are just two reasons behind Florida’s string of recent financial services announcements.

Professional Services

Professional Services

Florida’s 97,000+ professional services establishments span the state and include major players in legal services, accounting, consulting, architecture, engineering, R&D and related fields.