MONEY MANAGEMENT

Adviser Investments

Adviser Investments' ugly sweater parties show off the sartorial splendor of employees.

Additional winners, managers with 50 to 99 employees

Newton, Mass.

$3.5 billion AUM (as of Sept. 30)

Years won: 2016

Popular perks:

  • Sponsors company outings, including an annual Red Sox game and after-work laser tag.
  • Hosts summer barbecues and Friday bagels.
  • Makes profit-sharing contributions to employees' 401(k) plans of 3% to 13% of an employee's gross compensation.

Employees say:

  • “Adviser Investments values hard work but also has plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy the company of your colleagues.”
  • “The organization encourages its staff to come up with good ideas, for instance a new position/job or a new initiative, and implement them.”
  • “They provide us with a beautiful working environment, top notch technology, treat us like we matter, and pay us well to work here.”

This article originally appeared in the December 12, 2016 print issue as, "Adviser Investments".