Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 10, Small


New York, N.Y. [Mid Atlantic]
Liquidnet Inc.
Credit: Nick Codignotto

Why you want to work there

All employees of this New York-based global institutional trading network are entitled to an equity stake in the enterprise, regardless of seniority. Liquidnet also offers 6% matches of employee 401(k) contributions and covers 100% of employee health benefits. In the office, there are fully stocked snack cafes and beer fridges on every floor. To promote camaraderie, the company holds themed Friday lunches and monthly companywide birthday celebrations. Amenities include instructor-led yoga and guided meditation. A program called Liquidnet for Good encourages and rewards employee participation in community service initiatives worldwide.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 209

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 70

IT employee turnover in 2015: 20%

IT promotions in 2015: 3%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $4,286

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 21

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 30

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 100%