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Best places to work in money management

Schroder Investment Management North America

Team Schroders celebrates after taking part in the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay through the financial district.

New York

AUM: $593.3 billion under management and administration

Employees: 302

Years won: 2018

Category: Money managers with 100 to 499 employees

Popular perks:

• Contributes 10% of base salary to each employee's retirement account annually; makes an additional profit-sharing contribution determined by the firm each year, which has historically been about 2%; makes an additional 50% match of up to 6% of employee contributions, within regulatory limits; and rewards employees with an annual cash bonus.

• Supports work-life balance with 16 weeks of parental leave for primary caregivers and provides two weeks of leave for secondary caregivers; allows employees to take up to 15 hours of paid time off for volunteer activities and matches up to $6,000 annually in charitable donations for each employee.

• Encourages development by providing 100% reimbursement for job-related education, including MBA programs, CFA exams and other securities industry certification programs; sponsors training and development courses; and sponsors employee resource groups to foster communication and networking across diverse interests and backgrounds.

Employees say:

• "There is a flat hierarchical structure that encourages collaboration and camaraderie. You are provided ample room to learn, grow, make mistakes and ultimately succeed."

• "This company does want employees to improve and move up within the company, as shown by its continuing education programs and employee promotions."

Compiled by Meaghan Kilroy and Trilbe Wynne