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Best places to work in money management

Artemis Real Estate Partners

The entire team at Artemis took part in an overnight retreat that featured lots of sailing as well as good food, including delicious Eastern Shore crabs.

Chevy Chase, Md.

AUM: $4 billion

Employees: 44

Years won: 2018

Category: Money managers with 20 to 49 employees

Popular perks:

• Promotes healthy living and philanthropy by participating in a day-long athletic competition and fundraiser with other members of the Washington-area real estate community; hosts two month-long fitness challenges for employees annually.

• Connects with employees' families by hosting Halloween and gingerbread-making parties and sending gift baskets to celebrate new babies.

• Hosts regular lunch-and-learns, which have included ESG policies and IT security. An upcoming topic is trends and forecasts in online gaming.

Employees say:

• Artemis "values input from employees and provides feedback when suggestions are not implemented to share the context as to why certain decisions were made."

• There is "good access to the executives who are constantly setting and updating goals and targets. (The) friendly work environment makes people want to go the extra mile."

• "Artemis is focused on creating an environment that is open (to) all perspectives. … There is an expectation of performance, as well as an expectation that all employees will treat each other with respect and courtesy."

Compiled by Meaghan Kilroy and Trilbe Wynne