BERKSHIRE COMMUNITIES HONORED WITH A GLASSDOOR EMPLOYEES’ CHOICE AWARD AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN 2017
BOSTON, MA — DECEMBER 13, 2016 — 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 2017.” The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its ninth year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor.
“Receiving this award for a second year is a testament to the commitment of excellence in everything we do by the Berkshire Communities team,” said Alan King Managing Director, Head of Multifamily Property Operations for Berkshire Group, and President, Berkshire Communities. “Recruiting and retaining fun and engaging talent is paramount to Berkshire Communities because that translates into giving our customers the best possible experience.”
“Company culture and the employee experience are critical considerations for job seekers everywhere when deciding where to work. To help, the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards recognize companies that truly stand out as Best Places to Work because they’re purely determined by the authentic voice of those who really know a company best - the employees,” said Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO and co-founder. “Employers where employees love to work continue to prove that they have a recruiting and business performance edge. We’re proud to celebrate the 2017 Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards winners in earning this incredible achievement.”
As of the date of this release, Berkshire Communities had a rating of 4.6 out of five stars with 93 percent of reviewers indicating that they would recommend the company to a friend and 99 percent approve Berkshire Group CEO Chuck Leitner.
The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by U.S. based employees between November 2, 2015 and October 30, 2016. To be considered for the U.S. Small & Medium Business category, a company must have less than 1,000 employees and have received at least 25 company reviews from U.S.-based employees during the period of eligibility. The final list is compiled based on Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews.
The complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2017: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm.
About Berkshire Group
Berkshire Group is a real estate investment management company primarily known for its multifamily investment and operational experience. In addition to deploying capital through equity, debt and development in the multifamily arena, Berkshire invests in opportunistic ventures in other real estate sectors through its Venture Investments group. 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 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, 2016, Berkshire Group had approximately $7.1 billion in real estate assets under management. For more information on Berkshire, please visit www.berkshire-group.com.
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