Awards & Accolades

Fortune 2017100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For®
Baird ranked No. 4 on the 2017 list, our 14th consecutive year among the nation's best employers and our third consecutive year among the top 10 companies on the list.

2017 European Corproate Finance Houe of the Year2017 UK Corporate Finance House of the Year Baird was named UK Corporate Finance House of the Year at the 2017 Private Equity Awards. The annual Private Equity Awards are one of the leading private equity-focused awards in Europe.
2016 European Corproate Finance Houe of the Year2016 European Corporate Finance House of the Year
Baird was named European Corporate Finance House of the Year at the 2016 Private Equity Awards. The annual Private Equity Awards are one of the leading private equity-focused awards in Europe.

2017 Greenwich Associate Survey
Baird received nine No. 1 rankings for equity research, sales, trading and corporate access in Greenwich Associates' annual survey of institutional money managers.

2016 Morningstar Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year NomineeMorningstar® Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year Nominee
Baird Advisors was named a finalist for the Morningstar 2016 Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year Award for its management of the Baird Core Plus Bond Fund (BCOIX).

Computerworld's Computerworld’s 2017 “100 Best Places to Work in IT”

For the second consecutive year, IDG’s Computerworld has recognized Baird as a Best Place to Work in IT, one of 100 organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation.


Great Place to Work® – 2016 Best Workplaces in the UK Great Place to Work® – 2017 Best Workplaces in the UK

Baird ranked No. 17 in the medium category for 2017, the firm’s third consecutive year on the list.


Pensions & Investements Best Places to Work in Money ManagementPensions & Investments' "Best Places to Work in Money Management"
For the fifth consecutive year, Baird's Asset Management group was honored in the publication's Best Places to Work in Money Management special feature.

Thomson Reuters Analyst AwardsThomson Reuters Analyst Awards
Six Baird analysts were honored in the 2017 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards (formerly the StarMine Analyst Awards). Baird analysts have earned these awards annually since their inception in 2001.

Vault Investment Bank Internship Rankings2018 Vault Best Investment Bank Internships

Vault Rankings2018 Vault Banking Firms
Vault cited the “friendly, team oriented culture” and “great learning opportunities” when listing Baird as No. 14 among its 2018 Vault Best Banking Firms.

Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
Baird received a score of 95 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2017 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to LGBT workplace equality. Baird has scored a 90 or better in each of the past five years. 

Barron's Top 40 Wealth Managers in the U.S.Barron's Top 40 Wealth Managers in the U.S.
Baird ranked No. 21 on the 2017 list. The firm has been recognized annually since 2007.

Wellness Council of AmericaWellness Council of America’s Well Workplace Award
Baird was honored as a 2016 Gold Well Workplace Award winner by the Wellness Council of America. The honor recognizes quality and excellence in worksite health promotion.