New York, NY – December 11, 2023 GW&K Investment Management has been named one of the 2023 Best Places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments. This is the third consecutive year that GW&K has participated and been recognized with this honor in the 100-499 employee category.
Presented by Pensions & Investments, the global news source of money management and institutional investing, the 12th annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the money management industry.
Since its founding 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.
“As their employees attest, the companies named to this year’s Best Places to Work list demonstrate a commitment to building and maintaining a strong workplace culture,’’ said P&I Executive Editor Julie Tatge. “Even as firms grappled with volatile markets and ongoing stresses from the pandemic, their employees said they felt strong support from their managers, enabling them to do their best work.’’
“Pensions & Investments is proud to honor the Best Places to Work in Money Management for the 12th year. A strong workplace culture that supports talent, advocates progress and drives innovation is paramount to driving the best outcomes and these asset managers demonstrate that. Congratulations to the 2023 honorees for their commitment to employee well-being, attractive incentive structures and talent development that demonstrate how investing in your employees can elevate our industry to greater heights,” said P&I President and Publisher Nikki Pirrello.
In commenting on the announcement, Tom Powers, Co-CEO of the firm, said, “For almost 50 years, GW&K has been known for its unique corporate culture, which is defined by our people. We believe it’s critical that everyone has the tools, resources and an environment that will allow them to grow, both personally and professionally. We are grateful to be recognized with this award for the third consecutive year and will continue to strive to identify new opportunities for the people that make GW&K the great company it is.”
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 2023 Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management winners and profiles of the top 100 firms across size categories, go to www.pionline.com/BPTW2023.