Awards & Accolades

Fortune 2014 100 Best Companies to Work ForFORTUNE® magazine's 2015 100 Best Companies to Work For®
Baird ranked No. 5 on the 2015 list, our 12th consecutive year among the nation's best employers and our sixth consecutive year among the top 25 companies on the list.

Great RatedGreat Rated! People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services

Baird ranked No. 6 on Great Rated! People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services, a list created and published by FORTUNE.com and the Great Place to Work Institute on its Great Rated! website.  Read Baird’s Great Rated profile.


TEMPO Baird Honored with the TEMPO Mentor Award
Baird received the 2015 TEMPO Mentor Award, which honors individuals and organizations demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to helping others achieve their personal and professional potential

2014 Greenwich Associate Survey
Baird received No. 1 rankings in 12 of 15 categories for equity research, sales and corporate access in Greenwich Associates' annual survey of institutional money managers.

Pensions & Investements Best Places to Work in Money ManagementPensions & Investments' "Best Places to Work in Money Management"
For the third consecutive year, Baird's Asset Management group ranked No. 1 in its category in the publication's Best Places to Work in Money Management special feature.

Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
Baird ranked 100% on HRC's 2015 Index earning the firm the distinction of being a "Best Place to Work for LGBT equality."

Crain's Chicago Business' Best Places to WorkCrain's Chicago Business' Best Places to Work
Baird ranked No. 5 in the best places for career development category for 2014, our sixth consecutive year of recognition by the publication.

Inspire by ExampleNonProfit Center of Milwaukee, Inc's Inspire by Example Award
The firm was recognized in the business category for Baird Gives Back Week, an annual event that unites Baird associates, friends, and relatives to volunteer in communities around the world.

2013 Wisconsin Organizational Philanthropy Award2013 Wisconsin Organizational Philanthropy Award
Baird was recognized for outstanding philanthropic leadership by The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter.

Deal of the YearThe Bond Buyer's 2013
"Deal of the Year"
The Baird Public Finance-led issuance of $20 million in Limited Obligation Bonds by Harnett County, North Carolina, was recognized, marking Baird's sixth "Deal of the Year" honor since 2005.

The M&A AdvisorThe M&A Advisor
For nine consecutive years, The M&A Advisor has recognized Baird in its Middle Market Deal Awards.

Barron's Top 40 Wealth Managers in the U.S.Barron's Top 40 Wealth Managers in the U.S.
Baird ranked No. 23 on the 2013 list. The firm has been recognized annually since 2007.

Financial Times/StarMine World's Top AnalystsStarMine Analyst Awards
Ten Baird analysts were honored with 12 awards in 2014.. Baird analysts have received StarMine awards annually since their inception in 2001.