Awards & Accolades


Baird President and CEO Steve Booth emphasizes the difference Baird’s people make in our clients’ lives.

We’re honored to have earned national recognition and a reputation for excellence for the financial advice and services we provide. We know these accolades stem from our cultural commitment to clients and to being a workplace of choice for the most talented professionals in our industry. The latter helps us attract extraordinary people – many of whom stay with us for their entire careers – ensuring the quality and continuity of our advice and service for you.

Fortune 2020 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For®
Baird ranked No. 13 on the 2020 list, our 17th consecutive year among the nation's best employers and our 12th year among the top 25.

FORTUNE Best Places for Women 2020 LogoFortune and Great Place to Work's 2020 Best Workplaces for WomenBaird was named to Fortune and Great Place to Work’s 2020 Best Workplaces for Women list. Baird ranked No. 51 among larger employers.

Best Workplaces for ParentsGreat Place to Work’s 2020 Best Workplaces for ParentsBaird was recognized among Great Place to Work’s 2020 Best Workplaces for Parents, ranking No. 13 among financial services and insurance firms and No. 56 overall.

Great Place To Work 2020 Logo2020 Great Place To Work Awards Great Place To Work® recognized Baird among the Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials and the Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance in 2020.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2021 Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
Baird scored 100% on the HRC’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, earning recognition as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld’s 2020 Best Places to Work in ITIDG Insider Pro and Computerworld’s 2020 Best Places to Work in IT
For the fifth consecutive year, Computerworld has recognized Baird as one of its Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation.

2020 Greenwich Associate Survey
Baird ranked No. 1 for overall quality in sales, corporate access and research in Greenwich Associates' annual survey of institutional money managers.

2021 Military-Friendly Employers Logo2021 Military-Friendly Employers
For the second consecutive year, Baird was named a Military-Friendly Employer by VIQTORY, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. The designation highlights Baird's commitment to helping veterans achieve their career goals through various hiring, retention and development programs.

Pensions & Investements Best Places to Work in Money ManagementPensions & Investments' "Best Places to Work in Money Management"
For the ninth consecutive year, Baird Asset Management has earned recognition among Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management.

Deloitte Wisconsin 75’s Distinguished Performer Community AwardDeloitte Wisconsin 75’s Distinguished Performer Community Award
Baird received the 2019 Deloitte Wisconsin 75’s Distinguished Performer Community Award for its commitment to community service.

National MS Society Volunteer AwardNational MS Society Volunteer Award

TipRanks’ Analysts of the DecadeTipRanks' Analysts of the Decade

Two Baird equity research analysts were recently honored among TipRanks’ Top 25 Wall Street Analysts of the Decade.


StarMine Analyst AwardsStarMine Analyst Awards

Eight Baird analysts were recognized for the performance of their buy/sell recommendations and accuracy of their earnings estimates.


Wellness Council of AmericaRecent Financial Advisor Recognitions
Baird Financial Advisors are frequently recognized in national publications across the country. View a list of recent recognitions.


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