Stories by Judith Crown

Illustration by Peter Hoey | Design and development by Patrick Roth

500-999 employees

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TCWGroup

Headquarters: Los Angeles

AUM: $225 billion as of June 30

Employees: 613

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.”


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Schwab Asset Management Solutions

Headquarters: San Francisco

AUM: $2.5 trillion as of June 30

Employees: 743

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.”


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Voya Investment Management

Headquarters: New York City

AUM: $230 billion as of June 30

Employees: 826

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.”


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AQRCapital Management

Headquarters: Greenwich, Conn.

AUM: $141 billion as of June 30

Employees: 648

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.”


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Western Asset Management

Headquarters: Pasadena, Calif.

AUM: $468.5 billion as of June 30

Employees: 835

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.”


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LordAbbett

Headquarters: Jersey City, N.J.

AUM: $198.5 billion as of June 30

Employees: 729

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.”