Amegy Corporation
3.3 of 5 31 reviews
www.amegybank.com Houston, TX 1000 to 5000 Employees

Amegy Corporation Reviews

Updated Mar 27, 2014

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Amegy Corporation CEO Scott J. McLean

Scott J. McLean

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56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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I had a very good work experience

Assistant Vice President (Former Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I worked at Amegy Corporation full-time for more than a year

ProsFriendly and open work environment

ConsSalaries are on the low end

Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop a better systems for annual evaluations and how they relate to employee bonuses.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company to work for.

Bank Teller (Former Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I worked at Amegy Corporation part-time for more than a year

ProsThe Managers are great with their employers and make it a fun environment to work in. I enjoyed my time working here.

ConsSelling can sometimes be difficult especially in motor bank, and they tend to push you on selling.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Would recommend

Manager (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at Amegy Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

Pros-Good bank with positive reputation in the commmunity
-Good work/life balance
-Better than average bank products
-Trustworthy senior management
-Competitive salary (for new hires)
-Genuine interest to promote from within and develop employees
-Good training programs

Cons-Worst benefits around
-Outdated technology. MS-Dos was the most efficient banker tool and the systems frequently break
-Small, capped incentive programs

Advice to Senior ManagementMake the benefits affordable or worthwhile to have. In my opinion, people in an entry level spot (tellers or backoffice) cannot possibly afford these services.

Try to take care of the employees you are trying to develop. When employees get promoted (let alone multiple times), a standard 5% increase generally puts them well below market salary and can lead to multiple subordinates making more money than their boss. This compensation plan makes it difficult to retain top talent because they can make significantly more money by going to a competitor for a similar position.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Mangers that want you to excell

Teller III (Current Employee)
Dallas, TX (US)

I have been working at Amegy Corporation full-time for more than 3 years

ProsMangers that support their staff and work with them to help them better themselves and get further in their carrerrs. The salary is also very competitive and Tellers typically get paid more at Amegy than they would at other banks (even the big banks)

ConsSome of the Managers can be petty and try to screw over other branches in order to help their branch out.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere needs to be more of a united front and less silly bickering among the Branch Managers and Assistant Managers. While we have branches that all have different goals we all work for the same company and should work together not against each other.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to start a career in banking

Vice President (Former Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I worked at Amegy Corporation full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLife / work balance is great, people are easy to work with, lots of opportunities for growing your professional network and starting a banking career.

ConsOwned by Zions Bancorporation which slows down Amegy. No real synergies from Zions' footprint, pretty much a stand alone separate entity.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Amegy Corporation

ProsThe bank is financially strong

ConsCurrent banking environment is difficult

Advice to Senior ManagementAmegy has a strong leadership

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A place where you can expand your banking knowledge.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at Amegy Corporation

ProsIt is a very conservative company, family oriented bank and you will learn a lot.

ConsThere's not much growth and promotion within the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe ready to think on your feet and out of the box. If you don't know, don't be afraid to ask questions.

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considerably better than other places but very political

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Amegy Corporation

Prosthe pay alone is great along with the benefits is pretty good

Conspolitical atmosphere because I wasn't the type to kiss people to get promoted. Other employees can be petty over small issues.

Advice to Senior Managementget both sides of the story before making a decision.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great People

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I worked at Amegy Corporation

ProsVery talented group of people
Company does seem to care about what employees think
Encourages feedback from employees
Local name recognition

ConsPoor salary
Could have better benefits
Not all departments have the same level of training
Bais towards those in the Credit Analyst Program

Advice to Senior ManagementThe leadership is what really makes this a great place to work. They do a great job of communicating to the company regardless of whether it is a critical change to the organization or whether it is just a note of thanks. As I mentioned before, they do take employee feedback seriously and try to take their opinions into consideration.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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