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Best places to work in money management

LM Capital Group

LM Capital employees crowd the winners’ circle after a team-building exercise involving indoor go-kart races.

San Diego

$4.3 billion

Employees: 21

Years won: 2018

Category: Money managers with 20 to 49 employees

Popular perks:

• Offers paid time off from Christmas to New Year's; employees who volunteer to answer phones during the holidays receive an additional bonus, such as an extra day off.

• Covers 100% of health insurance premiums (including dental) for employees and their families.

• Depending on the firm's profitability each year, the firm takes employees and their families on a long weekend getaway; social and team-building outings are held quarterly.

Employees say:

• "As a small firm, it is easy to see how our work is important to the firm's success. That sense keeps people engaged and each person takes ownership of their responsibilities."

• "The collaborative environment fostered by the approachability and support of senior management makes me feel that the work I do is appreciated and that if I have any questions, doubts or concerns, I can openly discuss them with any one of my colleagues."

• "Employees know what is expected of them and there is not a lot of micromanagement."

Compiled by Meaghan Kilroy and Trilbe Wynne