Boston, MA – December 13, 2021 GW&K Investment Management (GW&K) was recognized in the 2021 Best Places to Work in Money Management awards announced by Pensions & Investments today. This is the first year that GW&K, which placed second in the 100-499 employee category, has participated in the annual survey.
Presented by Pensions & Investments, the global news source of money management, the 10th-annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the money management industry.
Since its inception in 1974, GW&K has been defined by its collegial and collaborative environment. An industry leader, the firm is not only known for its performance, but also for an entrepreneurial spirit that has directly benefited its employees and clients.
“Now in its 10th year, P&I’s Best Places to Work in Money Management spotlights the unique ways that employers build healthy and thriving work cultures,’’ said Executive Editor Julie Tatge. “This year was no different. The 100 firms profiled in our Dec. 13 issue grappled with myriad challenges posed by the pandemic and met them, helping ensure that their employees felt supported and able to do their best work.’’
“We’ve always believed that people are our greatest asset, so to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Money Management is an achievement of which we are very proud,” said Harold G. Kotler, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of the firm. “Having an environment where people enjoy the work they do and feel supported, trusted and empowered, is critical to the success of GW&K. This has proved to be especially true as we all continue to navigate the impact of the global pandemic.”
Pensions & Investments partnered with Best Companies Group, a research firm specializing in identifying great places to work, to conduct a two-part survey process of employers and their employees.
The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies.
For a complete list of the 2021 Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management winners and write-ups, go to www.pionline.com/BPTW2021.