The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago

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Small company with big impact
Analyst (Former Employee) –  Chicago, ILNovember 19, 2017
The Federal Home Loan Bank is an interesting bank that most people don't know about. They are a GSE (Government Sponsored Enterprise) that acts similar to other GSEs (i.e., Fannie and Freddie) by providing liquidity to community lending platforms. The Federal Home Loan Bank provides you the opportunity to learn a lot about banking as the bank is fairly small (<300 employees). However, given it is a GSE, they operate much like a government agency (i.e., slow and methodical).
Pros
not stressful, promotes flexibility
Cons
compensation is commensurate with a government job
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Poor management
Systems Engineer (Former Employee) –  Chicago, ILApril 9, 2018
Tech management is egomaniac. Cannot believe this management team still there after many years. Unusually high turnover because people will not put up with management style, abuse.

Constantly changing minds on technical direction.
Pros
Good compensation
Cons
Abusive management
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Great place
IT Compliance Analyst (Former Employee) –  Chicago, ILJanuary 6, 2018
Great environment and wonderful people. I would recommend anyone to work at this company. It can be quick paced but there are always people to help you.
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