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Best places to work in money management

Los Angeles Capital Management and Equity Research

Who’s on first: Los Angeles Capital employees proudly sported their team colors on Dodger Day. It was held on the first day of the 2017 World Series, when the hometown team played against the Houston Astros.

Additional winners, managers with 50 to 99 employees

Los Angeles

$28.7 billion AUM

Years won: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Popular perks:

  • Pays 100% of health-care premiums for employees and their dependents; annually deposits the maximum allowed contribution into the health savings account of each employee in a high-deductible plan.
  • Stocks office kitchen with staples such as fresh fruit, bottled water and sodas; breakfast options including oatmeal, egg whites, juice, cereal and milk; lunch and dinner items such as prepared salads, microwaveable meals, canned soup, bread, cold cuts and cheese.
  • Sponsors philanthropic efforts, including cleanup at a local beach, working with students at an underserved local school, fundraising for Special Olympics athletes and providing supplies for the local Adopt-a-Family program.

Employees say:

  • “Employees have a say and are not treated as a number, but as a person who adds a great deal to the company.”
  • “It truly is fun to contribute in committee meetings and see how other people react and accept my points.”
  • “There is an open environment here, where learning and expressing your ideas is highly encouraged! Open door policy with the founders of the firm!”