Stories by Judith Crown
Illustration by Peter Hoey | Design and development by Patrick Roth
Headquarters: Los Angeles
AUM: $225 billion as of June 30
Years won: 2014-2020
Popular perks: On-site subsidized dining facility serves fresh breakfast and lunch, including a made-to-order juice bar.
Employees say: “This organization adapts fast and well during tough times.”
Schwab Asset Management Solutions
Headquarters: San Francisco
AUM: $2.5 trillion as of June 30
Years won: 2016-2020
Popular perks: Employees can earn a $300 health reward by completing a health screening, online health risk assessment and achieving certain health thresholds.
Employees say: “There are many options and resources for work/life balance, including paid time to volunteer.”
Voya Investment Management
Headquarters: New York City
AUM: $230 billion as of June 30
Years won: 2015-2020
Popular perks: Employees are encouraged to volunteer and are paid up to 40 hours a year for volunteer time away.
Employees say: “The organization’s values were on display during the Black Lives Matter protests and it created a sense of community.”
Headquarters: Greenwich, Conn.
AUM: $141 billion as of June 30
Years won: 2017-2020
Popular perks: Provides 100% paid medical, dental and vision coverage.
Employees say: “AQR takes a proactive interest in continually investing in its employees through a world-class training program, annual review process and work environment.”
Western Asset Management
Headquarters: Pasadena, Calif.
AUM: $468.5 billion as of June 30
Years won: 2012, 2014-2020
Popular perks: Promotes diversity and inclusion and social action.
Employees say: “Western hires and retains people that you'd want to have as neighbors.”
Headquarters: Jersey City, N.J.
AUM: $198.5 billion as of June 30
Years won: 2020
Popular perks: Provide paid subscriptions to a meditation app.
Employees say: “Our leadership has been amazing with the level of communication and transparency during this COVID crisis.”