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Our Core Values

Since our founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley has consistently delivered first-class business in a first-class way. Underpinning all that we do are four core values.


Putting Clients First


Keep the client's interests first

Work with colleagues to deliver the best of the Firm to every client

Listen to what the client is saying and needs


Doing the Right Thing


Act with integrity

Think like an owner to create long-term shareholder value

Value and reward honesty, character and diversity

Foster a collegial work environment where all employees feel a sense of belonging


Leading with Exceptional Ideas


Win by breaking new ground

Leverage different perspectives to gain new insight

Drive innovation

Be vigilant about what we can do better


Giving Back


Serve our communities generously with our expertise, time and money

Build a better Firm for the future through mentoring others



Our DNA, our culture and our history are rooted in serving our clients.
James Gorman Chairman and CEO