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Awards & Accolades

Morningstar® 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).

2016 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.

FORTUNE® magazine's 2017 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.

Great Place to Work® – 2016 Best Workplaces in the UK
Baird ranked No. 22 in the Medium category for 2016, the firm’s second consecutive year on the list.

Computerworld’s “100 Best Places to Work in IT”
IDG’s Computerworld recognized Baird as a 2016 Best Place to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation.

Pensions & 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.

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.

2016 Greenwich Associate Survey
Baird received seven No. 1 rankings for equity research, sales, trading and corporate access in Greenwich Associates' annual survey of institutional money managers.

Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards
Fourteen Baird analysts were honored in the 2016 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards (formerly the StarMine Analyst Awards). Baird analysts have earned these awards annually since their inception in 2001.

2017 Vault Rankings
Vault cited “quality people” and “excellent culture” when listing Baird among its 2017 Best Banking Firms. Baird also ranked among Vault’s Best Investment Banking Internships and 50 Best Internships for 2017.

Human 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. 

Wellness 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.

NonProfit 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.

Barron's Top 40 Wealth Managers in the U.S.
Baird ranked No. 20 on the 2015 list. The firm has been recognized annually since 2007.