Global FinTech Fiserv Wednesday (September 29) announcement he will open a new office in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, expanding the company’s presence in the Garden State. In the process, the company will add around 2,000 jobs, mostly in technology-related positions.
Fiserv’s new site “will serve as a strategic center of excellence for technology and product innovation,” says a company press release, and “will specialize in designing use cases around the future of banking, money movement and commerce.”
The office will be one of the company’s largest sites on the east coast. Fiserv plans to partner with local universities, including Rutgers University, to create programs for their students and graduates, and provide them with opportunities to work in the new office to some extent.
“Our new location in Berkeley Heights will be a vibrant center of collaboration and innovation, bringing our employees together in an inspiring work environment to create opportunities for unparalleled experiences of energy and career growth as we advance. payments and financial services on behalf of our clients, ”said Frank Bisignano, President and CEO of Fiserv, in the company announcement. “As part of our investment in this new Fiserv site, we look forward to being a force for good by engaging and creating a positive and meaningful impact in the Berkeley Heights community. “
The new building, at 100 Connell Drive, is expected to include 428,000 square feet of space in a single four-story building that will accommodate approximately 3,000 Fiserv employees. It will include social work areas, wellness facilities and culinary programming.
Fiserv will also seek LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification for the building, “which will be a physical representation of the company’s distinctive brand experience,” according to the company’s announcement.
“Berkeley Heights wins a great partner in Fiserv,” said Angie Devanney, mayor of Berkley Heights, in Fiserv’s announcement. “The company’s technological orientation and commitment to diversity are an ideal addition to our community, and we look forward to a long-term partnership that will continue to grow.
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Last month, Fiserv expanded its Carat ecosystem to allow businesses to send money directly to PayPal and Venmo accounts.
Carat and Fiserv Digital Commerce Manager Nandan Sheth said the goal of adding PayPal and Venmo as payment destinations is to meet the demands of today’s consumers.