Virginia 2018 Best Places To Work

PagnatoKarp Named 2018 Best Places To Work In Virginia

PagnatoKarp is honored to be named a 2018 Best Place to Work in Virginia. The top 100 annual list is created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce, and businesses. PagnatoKarp is a wealth advisory firm based in Reston, VA with Paul Pagnato, Founder and CEO, ranked #19 on Barron’s Top Independent Advisors and #30 on Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors lists.

“It is always a great honor to be named one of the best places to work in Virginia,” says Paul Pagnato, Founder and CEO of PagnatoKarp. “Our culture of innovation, integrity, and helping others to flourish means that we celebrate and share our accomplishments with both our staff and our clients.”

PagnatoKarp has been helping clients preserve and build wealth. By going beyond wealth management and blending investment, tax, legal, private banking, family, and concierge services, the firm helps elevate lifestyles.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • For-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity
  • Publicly or privately held business
  • Facility in the state of Virginia
  • At least 15 employees working in the state of Virginia
  • In business a minimum of 1 year

In the survey process, part one evaluated workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics, worth about 25% of the total evaluation. Part two was an employee survey to measure the employee experience, worth about 75%. The combined scores determined top companies and final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed data, and used their expertise to determine rankings.

The final rankings will be announced at an awards luncheon on February 1, 2018 at The Boar’s Head Inn in Charlottesville, VA.

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About PagnatoKarp
PagnatoKarp is an independent wealth advisory firm based in Reston, VA, with $3.5 billion assets under advisement. The firm was founded by Paul A. Pagnato, a Barron’s Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors and Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors, and David W. Karp. PagnatoKarp aims to provide clarity and peace of mind for ultra and high-net-worth clients by turning complex issues into sophisticated solutions  that elevate lifestyles. We offer digitally integrated, in-house services for investment, planning, tax, legal, private banking, family governance, and concierge. With True Fiduciary™Standards and Family Office services, clients receive transparent advice focused on safety of assets, simplicity, and cost. Visit or 703-468-2700.

Barron’s ranking reflects volume of assets overseen by advisor teams, revenues generated, quality of practices. Scoring system assigns top score of 100, rates rest by comparing with winner. Developed by Shook Research, Forbes ranking based on overall quality of practice and algorithm of qualitative/quantitative data received in nominations from over 11,000 professionals from financial services, banks, brokerages, custodians, insurance, clearing houses, RIAs. Criteria includes client retention, industry experience, compliance records, firm nominations, AUM, revenue generated for firms. Seven years minimum experience. Rankings may not be representative of any one client’s experience but reflect criteria by publication issuing ranking, and not indicative of future performance.