Lazard Asset Management Reviews

Updated 10 Jan 2021

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Lazard Asset Management CEO and Director Ashish Bhutani
Ashish Bhutani
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  1. Featured Review

    "Best Place I ever worked"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Equity Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lazard Asset Management full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    I loved every moment here. Hard-working brilliant people

    Cons

    If you are not hard-working and relatively intelligent you will not make it

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  2. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

    I have been working at Lazard Asset Management full-time

    Pros

    Great people and food culture

    Cons

    Lack of strategic direction and slow evolution of product range

    Lazard Asset Management Response

    January 11, 2021Lazard Human Resources

    Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We’re glad you are having an overall positive experience at Lazard. If you haven’t already, we’d like to hear your specific thoughts on the strategy and product range you mention, as we’re always trying to grow as a firm. Please reach out to your HR representative to share.


  3. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Lazard Asset Management full-time

    Pros

    Care about their employees and their careers

    Cons

    could use more effort on business development, too many layers of mgmt

  4. "Chaotic and old fashioned"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Content Writer in Remote, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lazard Asset Management full-time

    Pros

    There are some really nice people that work here.

    Cons

    Investment led, which means no one else's knowledge or experience is really valued all that much.

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    Lazard Asset Management Response

    January 7, 2021Lazard Human Resources

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your thoughts. If you are willing and have not done so already, please reach out to your HR representative to share more specific feedback. We value your thoughts and suggestions.

  5. "A decent firm with smart and friendly people"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lazard Asset Management full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Overall, a good culture with stable and positive work environment, good management, and friendly co-workers

    Cons

    Lack of career growth and development

    Lazard Asset Management Response

    December 22, 2020Communications Specialist

    We’re glad to hear you experienced a positive work environment with us. We’d like to hear more about your feedback, as empowerment and career development are key values of our firm. Please reach out to your former HR manager if you’re comfortable sharing more details.

  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Investment Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lazard Asset Management full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    open door culture lot of learning

    Cons

    a bit sleepy for a AM firm

  7. "Good work/life balance but outdated"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lazard Asset Management full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pretty good work life balance

    Cons

    Outdated strategies, lack of progression

  8. "..."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President Business Development in Boston, MA

    I worked at Lazard Asset Management full-time

    Pros

    Good people and a good brand

    Cons

    In a transition period temporarily

  9. "Pros and cons"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Portfolios Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lazard Asset Management full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial, lack of structure enables you to define role

    Cons

    Lack of structure, strategic direction unclear

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  10. "Excellent"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Compliance Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lazard Asset Management full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You get a lot of attention

    Cons

    Top heavy, little room for promotions

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