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Best places to work in money management

Pugh Capital Management

An annual scavenger hunt is popular with Pugh Capital Management employees. The event included a boat cruise with music, food and drinks while searching for clues.

Seattle

AUM: $5.9 billion

Employees: 22

Years won: 2018

Category: Money managers with 20 to 49 employees

Popular perks:

• Provides employees with opportunities for regular, formal meetings with the firm's president and CEO.

• Allows employees to volunteer for activities during the workday without having to use paid time off.

• Provides employees with opportunities to volunteer as a team, whether it be feeding the homeless or cleaning up a local park.

Employees say:

• "Management concentrates on doing what is best for the client but also the individuals doing the work."

• "I am a recipient of the firm's commitment to enhancing their employees' quality of life. They have allowed me to work remotely full time for the first time in the firm's history. This allowed me to do my work and care for my children, and I'm very happy. This also opened the door for other employees to have flexible schedules."

• "It is clear that diversity is important to the company. The team is very diverse in terms of race, age and gender, creating a collaborative and unique environment."

Compiled by Meaghan Kilroy and Trilbe Wynne