BERKSHIRE COMMUNITIES HONORED WITH A GLASSDOOR EMPLOYEES’ CHOICE AWARD AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN 2016

Boston | Wednesday, December 09, 2015

BOSTON, MA — DECEMBER 9, 2015 — Berkshire Group announced that property management subsidiary, Berkshire Communities, has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, as a “Best Places to Work in 2016” in the SMB category. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its eighth year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor.

“Receiving an award based on feedback from the talent we have within Berkshire Communities is a great honor and a testament to our commitment of providing excellence in everything we do,” said Alan King Managing Director, Head of Multifamily Property Operations for Berkshire Group, and President, Berkshire Communities. “We strive to recruit and retain the best talent in the industry and their feedback is invaluable for our continued path of creating the best possible environment and opportunities for the Berkshire Communities team.”

“Everyone wants a job and company they love,” said Glassdoor co-founder and CEO Robert Hohman. “At Glassdoor, we’re working to make that a reality for the millions of job seekers around the world who are turning to Glassdoor for information they can’t find anywhere else. Programs like the Employees’ Choice Awards allow us to honor employers that stand out for their efforts in providing an enjoyable work environment and culture.”

As of the date of this release, Berkshire Communities had a rating of 4.5 out of five stars and 97 percent of reviewers would recommend the company to a friend and approve of CEO Chuck Leitner.

The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by employees based in the U.S. between November 3, 2014 and November 1, 2015. To be considered for the SMB category, a company must have less than 1,000 employees and have received at least 25 company reviews from employees based in the U.S. during the window of eligibility. The final list is compiled based on Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews. To request complete methodology, email bestplacestowork@Glassdoor.com.

The complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2016 in the SMB category: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Small-and-Medium-Companies-to-Work-For-LST_KQ0,43.htm 

About Berkshire Group
Berkshire Group is a real estate investment management company known for its multifamily investment and operational experience.  Berkshire deploys capital primarily through equity, debt and development in the multifamily arena, as well as through opportunistic ventures in other real estate sectors such as senior housing, lodging, and medical offices. Over more than four decades, Berkshire’s team of industry leaders has gained a reputation for being able to identify opportunities and effectively manage through various economic environments, establishing a long-term track record of solid performance based on thoughtful, leading edge strategies, and operational experience. The Company has experience across the multifamily real estate spectrum in disciplines including acquisitions, portfolio and property management, debt, development and redevelopment. Berkshire, a registered investment advisor, is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco.  As of September 30, 2015, Berkshire Group had approximately $6.0 billion in real estate assets under management.  For more information on Berkshire, please visit www.berkshire-group.com.

CONTACT:
John Dobroski
Berkshire Group
617.646.2485
john.dobroski@berkshire-group.com