Financial Services

Where Finance Meets Fruition

Imagine the power of Wall Street, but take out the smog, traffic and high business expenses, and replace it with roaring rivers, blue skies and mountain views. That’s Colorado, and that’s why financial giants like Charles Schwab, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank have decided to expand their footprint here.

As the largest financial center between Los Angeles and Chicago, we want you to know that we may be high elevation, but we’re a low-risk investment.

Here’s why: with a cost of doing business that’s 2.4% below the national average—we’re economical. We’re recruiting talent. Our roughly 230,000 financial industry workers are what’s driving our industry forward. In addition, we offer a central location and global access, and operating on Mountain Time zone allows you to access six of the world’s seven continents in one business day.

Whether you’re in banking and finance, investments or insurance, we want you to know the resources found here will be the key to improving your bottom line.

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Financial Services

Key Facts & Figures


Financial services firms



$16 Billion

Annual Payroll

Colorado companies in the financial services industry attracted nine deals totaling $76.8 Million in venture capital over the past five years.

Top 10

Metro areas for the fastest-growing jobs in the finance sector, Metro Denver

Major Employers