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Garcia Hamilton & Associates

Garcia Hamilton rents a theater for Family Movie Event for employees and their families complete with goodies and games.

Additional winners, managers with 20 to 49 employees


$7.9 billion AUM (as of Sept. 30)

Years won: 2016

Popular perks:

  • Provides breakfast on the last Friday of each month.
  • Rents a theater for an annual summer movie event with snacks, goody bags, games and raffles for employees, families and friends.
  • Hosts an annual cocktail hour and “employee appreciation” dinner for staff and significant others at an upscale Houston restaurant.

Employees say:

  • “First and foremost, I trust the people I work for.”
  • “This organization makes you feel equal; no one is better than others.”
  • “Everyone at this organization works together, whether it be the managing partner, a client service associate, portfolio manager or the receptionist. We all talk to each other and we all work together towards a goal. We are one big team instead of separate teams in one big company.”

This article originally appeared in the December 12, 2016 print issue as, "Garcia Hamilton & Associates".