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Greater Richmond is home to many of the nation’s most significant banks, including Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Atlantic Union Bank, Truist and Capital One. Brokerage and investment services bring a diverse and emerging client base to the region’s assets as well.

A bevy of Fortune heavyweights headline an incredibly deep pool of successful insurance companies in the region. From more conventional to specialized insurance companies, Greater Richmond offers a wide range of insurance expertise and talent to meet the needs of prospective employers.

Richmond’s Advantages

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Greater Richmond is a regional banking center and home to the Fifth District Federal Reserve.

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University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business is ranked 16th nationally by Business Week for its undergraduate business program and 2nd in academic quality.

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The Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond is the nation’s first undergraduate school of leadership studies.

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business, ranked 2nd by Business Week and among the top 10 nationally by Forbes, is just one hour’s drive west.

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Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Business ranks among the top 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

More than 117,000 finance and insurance workers are found in the Richmond metro area.

Representative Companies

Allianz Partners
Bank of America
CF Bank
Capital One
Davenport & Company
Fulton Bank
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Harris Williams & Co
James River Insurance
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Markel Group
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Wells Fargo Richmond VA

We’ve been proud to call Richmond home for more than two decades of growth and innovation, and engagement with a vibrant local community. It’s been a welcoming place to live and work for countless Capital One employees–and we’re excited to continue thriving together. Christina McClungSenior Vice President, Human Resources, Capital One

Christina McClung, Capital One

Sam Markel and his family moved to Virginia as first-generation Jewish immigrants in search of better business opportunities. Over 90 years later, the small regional company that they started is now a global Fortune 500 in Richmond. It’s a story that showcases that this city is a special place where a small group of people can make big dreams come true. It’s why we are grateful to call Richmond home. Tom GaynerCEO, Markel Group

Tom Gaynor of Markel

Richmonders work in Finance + Insurance


Total workforce in the Richmond MSA


concentration of Business and Finance jobs east of the Mississippi River

Local Resources + Support

Fifth District Federal Reserve Bank

One of 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks working together with the national Board of Governors to strengthen our nation’s economy and communities, the Richmond Reserve Bank conducts monetary policy, works to ensure a safe and sound financial system and provides tools and resources to help make informed financial decisions.

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Available as a pdf, this helpful two-page flyer provides a brief summary and assets of the Finance + Insurance industry in Greater Richmond, Va.


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