Highland Capital Management, a large and skillfully experienced global alternative investment advisory firm, has been named as one of 2017 Best Places to Work in Money Management.
The award was presented by Pensions & Investments, (P&I), which is owned by Crain Communications, a worldwide source of money management news and information. This is the second time Highland Capital Management was honored since the award got underway in 2012. Read more at Huffington Post about James Dondero.
This news won’t be a surprise to anyone who knows Trey. Glad to have people like him at Highland. https://t.co/dVslyHxpAn
— James Dondero (@JamesDondero) September 13, 2017
Highland Capital Management was singled out and acknowledged among managers with 100 to 499 employees, (https://highlandcapital.com/highland-capital-management-receives-pensions-investments-best-places-work-money-management-award).
The firm, which is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, specializes in credit strategies, collaterized loan obligations, and more. Jim Dondero and Mark Okada founded the company in 1993 that currently has offices in New York, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Seoul.
According to Highland Capital Management president Jim Dondero, the company strives to make the best possible environment available to its employees which brings about the greatest chance for them to succeed. Follow James on Linkedin.
Employees pointed to the company’s high quality health insurance plan, the nourishing food and daily meals and the numerous happenings, including recreational activities, that take place on-site and off-site, as a few of the benefits to working at Highland Capital Management. They also recognize the value of the company in offering the advantages to them,
P&I Editor Amy Resnick commented in a statement that all the firms who are acknowledged this year are leaders when it comes to establishing such an impressive work environment.
P&I teamed up with Best Companies Group to carry out the survey of employers and their staff members. The process involved two parts, the first of which examined each of the nominated company’s business strategies, procedures, philosophy and statistics. This accounted for roughly 25 percent of the total.
The second part, which made up 75 percent of the process, was a study that rated the experiences of the staff.
A complete list of the 2017 P&I’s Best Places To Work in Money Management is available at www.pionline.com/BPTW2017.
James Dondero brings more than 30 years expertise in the equity and credit financial fields to the company. Under his leadership, Highland Capital Management, together with its affiliates, has $17.7 billion of assets under management.
As a committed philanthropist and business man, Jim Dondero has donated millions of dollars to charities through the company.