Financial Services is the largest employment sector in St. Petersburg. The City has the most concentrated financial services sector in Florida and the region- double that of the average American community. As Florida’s financial services leader, St. Petersburg is responsible for billions of financial services-based exports annually.

The City is home to Raymond James, the largest financial service provider outside of Wall Street. Insurance companies are also thriving in St. Pete- home to ASIUPC Insurance, and AllState.

A Sample of Top Financial Services Companies
in St. Petersburg, FL

Talent & Degree Programs

Numerous regional institutions help cultivate a sustainable, local workforce through business and finance-related degree programs.

University of South Florida
USF St. Petersburg
— St. Petersburg College
— Eckerd College
— University of Tampa

Along with significant quality of life assets in St. Petersburg, the City’s seven anchor Financial Services institutions attract employees and complementary businesses from around the world.

Fast Facts

  • 25% of Bachelor’s degrees awarded regionally are related to Financial Services
  • More than 14,000 individuals are employed in high paying Financial Services positions in St. Petersburg
  • Financial Services is comprised of three niches: security and asset management, insurance, and customer care.