Four reasons why Florida is a smart investment for your finance & professional services company

1Talent

Secure a talent-rich workforce with Florida’s large industry talent pool.

Home to one of the largest finance and insurance cluster in the United States, Florida’s industry talent pool is both robust and diverse. With more than 500,000 professionals work in Florida’s professional services industries, and our universities are among the nation’s top producers of industry talent.

2Business Climate

You can count on Florida’s favorable business climate to boost your bottom line.

Minimize expenses and maximize your competitive edge in Florida’s pro-business culture of success. Florida businesses enjoy the benefits of a streamlined regulatory environment, a 5.5 percent corporate tax rate and no personal income tax.

3Global Connectivity

Prosper from Florida’s international expertise and strategic geographic location.

With more than five million multilingual workers, Florida’s culturally diverse talent pool is a huge plus for international companies. Thanks to our proximity to Latin America, South Florida has emerged as a leading U.S. center for international finance and trade, attracting the offices of the world’s largest foreign and domestic banks.

4Markets

Watch your opportunities multiply in one of the country’s largest markets.

With 20+ million residents and 100+ million annual visitors, Florida’s huge market is a major boon to any service-based industry. In fact, if Florida were a country, it would have the 18th-largest economy in the world.

Focus

Florida offers a broad range of industry expertise to power your business.

500,000+Professionals work in Florida's
Financial & Professional Services Industry

Home to the industry’s best

  • Aetna
  • Citi
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Dtcc
  • Fidelity National Financial
  • Gartner
  • Raymond James
  • Usaa
  • Wellcare

Areas of Excellence

cover-brief_financial_professional_services-floridaMost of the nation's leading financial and insurance services firms have established large operations in Florida to take advantage of our global connectivity, experienced workforce, and growing market. All of these assets in a cost-competitive and welcoming state mean that Florida isn't just ready for the future, we are the future.

WORKFORCE EXCELLENCE

Nothing is more important to a company’s success than its workforce. More than 351,000 professionals work in Florida’s finance and insurance industries, and our universities are among the nation’s top producers of industry talent. So while we’re helping you succeed with today’s talent, we’re also preparing tomorrow’s.

MARKET & ACCESS

Florida’s proximity to Latin America, vibrant international banking sector, and booming trade offer attractive opportunities for financial service companies of all sizes. Whether you’re serving Florida’s large market, the U.S., Latin America, or the globe, no other state can expand your reach like Florida.

BUSINESS CLIMATE

Consistently ranked one of the best states for business, Florida is committed to keeping regulatory requirements and business taxes low. That, along with a strong economy and zero personal state income tax, make it a great place to do business. We won’t stand in the way of your success. We’ll pave the way for it.

Why Florida?

As The Nation's 3rd Largest State, There's No Doubt Florida Is A Money Market.

Advantages For Financial and Professional Services Companies in Florida

Global Connections

STEM Graduates

Business Climate

Industry Cluster

Florida's Economy

We have received a warm welcome from the state and local economic development partners, who aided in our decision process to locate in Metro Orlando. The region's talent pipeline, which is full of finance and accounting graduates, was an integral factor in Verizon choosing to invest in Central Florida.

Michelle Robinson

Vice President, South Area Verizon Communications

Ask me how Florida can help your business thrive.

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Tim Vanderhoof

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