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Best places to work in money management

Highland Associates

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Additional winners, managers with 20 to 49 employees

Birmingham, Ala.

$22.5 billion AUM

Years won: 2016, 2017

Popular perks:

  • Makes an annual profit-sharing contribution to each full-time employee's 401(k) account to include the whole team in the firm's profitability.
  • Hosts a holiday party each year for employees, their guests and guests of the firm.
  • Invites the staff to impromptu happy hours to celebrate employee accomplishments and milestones.

Employees say:

  • “The people who work throughout the office are all friendly and hard-working, and form a bond that makes working with and for them enjoyable.”
  • “Employees are encouraged to pursue more education and personal growth. Achievements are recognized and rewarded.”
  • “Our company is committed to developing our skills outside the normal responsibilities that I have. Classes on communication, leadership skills and self-awareness have been very helpful for me in all areas of life.”