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Priority One Financial Services Named a Best Place to Work

St. Petersburg, FL. (March 16, 2023) – Priority One Financial Services, a full-service finance company for marine, RV and trailer dealers, was recently named among the Tampa Bay region’s 2023 Best Places to Work.

The annual Tampa Bay Business Journal award honors “companies that have made workplace culture, recruitment and employee retention a key pillar to their success.” Quantum Workplace conducted employee surveys on various facets of the workplace, like compensation, engagement, and trust in senior leadership. Quantum then measured and ranked Priority One against top regional companies based on a composite score.

This year marks the second year in-a-row for Priority One to be named to the Best Places to Work list, and the fourth time in company history.

“We’re incredibly honored to be named a Best Place to Work again this year,” said Heather Mariscal, President, Priority One. “We commit to our employees' well-being, and it translates to true partnership and quality service for our dealers,” said Mariscal.

Priority One values loyalty, positivity, confidence and professionalism. More than 50% of its staff have been employed for over five years, and nearly 30% for over 10 years.

Employees celebrate at 2022 Best Places to Work event.


About Priority One Financial Services, Inc. Founded in 1987, Priority One Financial Services, Inc. offers flexible, business-ready finance and insurance solutions for boat, RV, trailer and equipment dealers. A division of Forest River, a Berkshire Hathaway company, Priority One’s knowledgeable team brings full-service financing to every customer, helping dealers improve business and move inventory.

Headquartered in Saint Petersburg, Florida, the company also owns and operates Priority One Equipment Finance and Veritas Insurance Group. A four-time Tampa Bay Best Place to Work honoree, One Tampa Bay honoree (2019) and Business of Pride honoree (2017), Priority One values its diverse community of employees, customers, dealers and the surrounding Tampa Bay neighborhood.

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