World Savings

World Savings, a subsidiary of Golden West Financial Corporation (GDW), is a highly successful and stable Fortune 500 financial services provider with over $110 billion in assets. Fortune has repeatedly named us one of America's Most Admired financial services companies in their annual surveys. The Company's compound average annual earnings per share growth for the past 35 years have been 20%, a figure virtually unmatched by any large public U.S. company.

World is committed to providing superior customer service across all product categories, which currently includes residential mortgages, mutual fund investments, certificates of deposits and checking and savings accounts. The Company employs almost 11,000 people and has one of the most extensive thrift branch systems in the country, with 276 branches in 10 states and lending operations in 38 states. World is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to work force diversity.

Company Highlights:

-Ranked by Fortune as "Most Admired Mortgage Services Company"
-Morningstar named Herb and Marion Sandler, co-CEOs of Golden West, the 2004 CEOs of the Year.
-Consistently named one of America's "100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Business Ethics
-One of nine Fortune 500 companies with a female CEO and one of two Fortune 500 Companies where women constitute a majority of the board members.
- Named by Fortune as one of the "Best 50 Companies in America" for Minorities
-Named by National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) as one of the top 30 companies in the nation for executive women
-Forbes has named us one of the "Best Managed Companies in America"
-An analyst at Citigroup Smith Barney in 2004 cited us as being among the best companies of all industries
  • Location:
    794 Davis Street
    San Leandro, CA 94577
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  • Company Type:
    Financial Services