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Best places to work in money management

PanAgora Asset Management

PanAgora Asset Management’s equity unit worked on some team-building exercises during a day set aside to foster camaraderie and cohesiveness among all the firm’s employees.

Boston

AUM: $50.7 billion

Employees: 141

Years won: 2018

Category: Money managers with 100 to 499 employees

Popular perks:

• Supports work-life balance by giving employees the option to work remotely when the need arises.

• Sponsors team-building activities throughout the year, such as a scavenger hunt, setting up mini-golf courses around the office space or inflatable bowling alleys in the hallways, and recently launched an office softball team; holds biannual off-site meetings to recognize employee achievements and tenure milestones; and hosts employees and their guests at an annual off-site holiday party, with dinner, drinks and dancing.

• Stocks the office with candy, limitless coffee and tea.

Employees say:

• "Because of the small size of the company we feel like it is a family. The people are what makes it a great place to work."

• "There is a lot of room for career growth and PanAgora always looks to promote and hire from within the organization."

• "PanAgora is a true meritocracy. I know if I do a good job, and contribute to the success of the firm, I will be rewarded."

Compiled by Meaghan Kilroy and Trilbe Wynne