Neuberger Berman Named To 2020 Pensions & Investments “Best Places To Work In Money Management”
New York, NY, December 14, 2020 – Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, is honored to be ranked second among companies with 1,000 employees or more in the 2020 “Best Places to Work in Money Management” survey by Pensions & Investments. This year marks the firm’s seventh year finishing first or second in this same category.
In 2020, as in previous years, Neuberger Berman is recognized for its dedication to a collaborative culture in service to clients and boasts a retention rate of 96% for senior investment professionals1. Employee survey responses, a key component of the ranking’s methodology, highlight the firm’s employee ownership, diversity initiatives, and commitment to empowering the voice of its staff throughout the unique challenges of 2020.
“Amidst all that has happened in 2020, we are truly honored to be recognized for continuing to foster a work environment that enables our team to thrive in any situation,” said Heather Zuckerman, Chief of Staff at Neuberger Berman. “This year saw the majority of our employees working from home for extended periods of time yet through this experience, we sought to ensure the culture we have developed would continue and allow people to feel empowered and included from any physical location around the world.”
The employee survey results recognize the firm’s myriad benefits, including a “best in class” retirement program, tools to enable efficient remote work, and a plethora of virtual social events that aided in retaining strong communal bonds.
“In this very unusual year, we learned again that employers that consider the overall wellbeing of their employees are regarded well. The best employers in 2020 are those that have stepped up with policies and practices to support and protect employees’ physical and emotional health, while continuing to keep the focus on clients’ needs,” said P&I Editor Amy B. Resnick. “Our surveys found that the employers on the list were likely to work hard to sustain their corporate cultures, even during times of pandemic lockdowns and continuing to work from home in many cases.”
The 2020 Pensions & Investments “Best Places to Work in Money Management” full list can be read here. Pensions & Investments partnered with Best Companies Group, an independent research firm specializing in identifying great places to work, to conduct the two-part survey process of employers and their employees.
About Neuberger Berman
Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity, real estate and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With offices in 24 countries, Neuberger Berman’s diverse team has over 2,300 professionals. For seven consecutive years, the company has been named first or second in Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management survey (among those with 1,000 employees or more). In 2020, the PRI named Neuberger Berman a Leader, a designation awarded to fewer than 1% of investment firms for excellence in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The PRI also awarded Neuberger Berman an A+ in every eligible category for our approach to ESG integration across asset classes. The firm manages $374 billion in client assets as of September 30, 2020. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com.