Where Financial Services and Tech Converge

The finance industry in Fairfax, VA is being transformed by emerging technologies and a strong IT workforce.

Our companies are applying new techniques to customer experiences, advanced analytics, and digital transactions.

While New York City is the financial capital of the U.S., the financial hub in Fairfax, VA is rapidly growing. Fairfax includes consumer and business banking, lenders, credit unions, and private investment funds. Additionally, resources like financial advisors and consulting, tax services, audit and assurance, risk management, and transaction services are more accessible than ever in Fairfax County.

Fairfax is one of the best cities for finance jobs and companies

Global accounting, financial reporting, auditing, and tax firms have major operations in Fairfax County to support private- and public-sector clients. The county has proximity to industry giants like the Department of the Treasury, the Federal Reserve, and other federal regulatory agencies. This helps to secure Fairfax VA as one of the best cities for finance jobs and company expansions. Important trade associations help make the county a prime location for those involved in payment solutions and procurement decision-making, including electronic transfers.

What are the top companies in the Fairfax finance industry?

Several top finance companies call Fairfax County home, including Capital One, KPMG, Navy Federal Credit Union, and PenFed Credit Union. In addition to top full-time finance workers and affordable cost of living, Fairfax has close proximity to Washington, D.C.

There are also plenty of available real estate investments for financial institutions. Fairfax County is home to many diverse options, such as Reston, Falls Church, Herndon, McLean, and Chantilly.

 

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David Kelley, Director, National Business Investment

David Kelley

Director, National Business Investment

dkelley@fceda.org
703-790-0600
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Rankings & Facts

#1 and #3

largest credit unions in the U.S. headquartered in Fairfax

28,000

people employed in banking, credit, and insurance jobs

52,000

people employed in accounting, advisory, and consulting jobs

86,000

people employed in IT jobs

1,666

financial services establishments

60+

regional colleges and universities

Top players driving innovation in Fairfax County

What the Data Says

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics, 2020

Financial expert Ric Edelman explains why Fairfax County is a great place to grow a business