Financial & Professional Services
Sarasota County attracts some of the nation’s best in the Financial/Professional Services sector. Nearly 7,500 companies represent this sector in Sarasota County, employing over 25,000 in Sarasota County and over 53,000 in the Suncoast region and we’re still growing.
The wealth concentrated in Sarasota County has made the financial services sector a strong part of the economy. The sector has rebounded strongly since the recession and today employs more than 9,000 people in financial services.
Global Financial Private Capital is one of the largest investment funds in the Tampa Bay region with $5.7 billion in assets under management and over 160 employees.
Companies providing professional and financial services employ 25,000+ people in Sarasota County. Here are just a few of the businesses that have relocated or grown here.
Nationally-ranked law firms (U.S. News & World Report) – Shumaker Loop & Kendrick, Adams and Reese, Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen.
Award-winning marketing firms – On Ideas, atLarge, Clickbooth, Dealers United, AdRizer and FloorForce.
S-One Holdings is the parent company to eight brands and companies that offer everything from a crafters social network to inkjet printing.
$62,284 Avg. Salary
“It’s time to grow young creative talent with vibrant high-paying jobs in our county.”
–Patricia Courtois, Chief Client Officer, On Ideas agency
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
Banking & Investments
$88,300 Avg. Salary
1,892 5-Year New Job Demand
$76,200 Avg. Salary
1,161 5-Year New Job Demand
Business Operations Specialist
$63,500 Avg. Salary
2,196 5-Year New Job Demand
Invest in Sarasota County
The EDC of Sarasota County diversifies our local economy and helps create jobs for Floridians. Investing in the EDC empowers us to grow our economy and attract more business to our region.