PRESS RELEASE – SECOR, Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management

New York, NY (Dec. 12, 2023) – SECOR Asset Management has been recognized as one of the 2023 Best Places to Work in Money Management awards (Small Employer Category) announced by Pensions & Investments today.

Pensions & Investments’ 12th annual survey recognizes the best employers in the money management industry.

At SECOR, people are the most valuable asset, and they support fairness, compassion, representation and equality in all communities.  SECOR is an intellectual capital business focused on delivering the best advice and solutions to clients. This is especially the case in investment advisory where trust and expertise are paramount.   The founding partners realized early on that long-term success and competitiveness depend on talented, driven people and the ability to attract, motivate and retain individuals to create a culture that encourages teamwork, inclusion, respect, and open communication.  This is at the heart of SECOR’s history and DNA.

“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.’’

“It is an honor to be recognized by Pensions & Investments for nurturing a strong company culture,” said Tony Kao, Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer of SECOR. “This recognition is a reflection of our exceptional team members fostering a collaborative environment to bring passion and integrity in serving our clients every day.”

“Congratulations to the 2023 honourees 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.

About SECOR Asset Management

SECOR is a global investment advisory firm with offices in New York and London. We understand the perspectives of our clients because we have walked in their shoes.  SECOR’s leaders have driven innovation for some of the largest and most sophisticated institutional investors in the world.  Our clients include pension funds, insurance companies, endowments and family offices from across the globe.   Total client assets exceed $30 billion, reflecting assets under advisement and assets being hedged as of 30 September 2023.

About Pensions & Investments

Pensions & Investments, owned by Crain Communications Inc., is the 50-year-old global news source of money management and institutional investing. P&I is written for executives at defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth funds, as well as those at investment management and other investment-related firms. Pensions & Investments provides timely and incisive coverage of events affecting the money management and retirement businesses. Visit us at

Note: 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

Pensions & Investment – SECOR Asset Management award profile here.