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MONEY MANAGEMENT

Modera Wealth Management

Modera employees pose on the kickball field during a retreat at Mohonk Mountain House.

Additional winners, managers with 20 to 49 employees

Westwood, N.J.

$1.9 billion AUM (as of Sept. 30)

Years won: 2012, 2016

Popular perks:

  • Provides bimonthly educational seminars for the staff on personal finance topics such as approaches to asset allocation, income tax strategies and the basics of saving.
  • Sponsors an annual team-building day of service for the entire firm, in which employees support a single philanthropic cause like fighting cancer, supporting the elderly or serving the less fortunate.
  • Holds a biennial three-day company retreat at various locations such as the Mohonk Mountain House, at which team members worked with the theme “Breaking Down the Walls.”

Employees say:

  • “There is never a question unanswered or an idea put down.”
  • “The ownership group and the senior wealth managers are very open and approachable, which is important to me as an employee working in a lower-level position. I feel that I'm treated with respect and listened to.”

This article originally appeared in the December 12, 2016 print issue as, "Modera Wealth Management".