Known as an international banking and fintech powerhouse, Jacksonville has more than 20 institutions on Fortune Global 500 list. The lower cost of living compared to traditional financial markets is leading to substantial growth in the region as a financial services hub.
62,000+ Financial Service Workers
85+ Nonstop Daily Flights
$22.86 Class A Lease Rates
The city's strong reputation in financial services and fintech enables major employers including FIS, Deutsche Bank, CIT, Florida Blue and Black Knight to find success and growth in our region.
Global companies have moved executives to our area and hired locally, as more than 64,800 employees work in the financial services industry. The region’s wealth of young, experienced talent offers a broad range of financial services and fintech expertise, including banking, investments, insurance, mortgage and cybersecurity.
While our companies enjoy corporate-friendly tax structure and low operating cost, employees enjoy a lower than average commute time, low cost of living, year-round sunshine and proximity to surrounding water, among other attributes professionals look for when choosing to relocate.
Global connectivity? The Jacksonville International Airport offers more than 85 non-stop flights and connections to every major city in the world. A strong broadband infrastructure, excellent overall cost of living and four Fortune 500 companies with operations here enable our market to be the ideal setting for development and profitability.