BHHS ranked No. 1 in leadership, No. 3 among large employers in the region.
Online PR News – 02-July-2014 – ST. LOUIS – ST. LOUIS – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties, formerly Prudential Select Properties, has recently been recognized as one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Top Workplaces.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties was ranked No. 1 in leadership for scoring the highest for the “my manager helps me learn and grow, makes it easier to do my job well, and cares about my concerns” category. It also ranked No. 3 among large employers in the region.
The announcement was published in the Post-Dispatch on Sun., June 29. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on an employee survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.
“We are very honored to have been awarded and named as one of the Top Workplaces in St. Louis for 2014,” said Maryann Vitale Alles, President and CEO of the company. “Our employees and agents are the heart of our company, so it is essential that we as a company ensure that they are satisfied, feel heard, and are given the resources they need. We are so proud of them and are grateful to have a fantastic team working here at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties.”
The residential real estate agency has grown to 10 offices and over 525 agents. In the survey, employees stated that the company’s flexibility and entrepreneurial culture are key benefits to working for the company.
“I can take care of my contracting business as well as work on real estate,” remarked one employee.
“Entrepreneurs can thrive here,” said an agent.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties also received high marks from their employees for being active in the community and hosting fun events and activities throughout the year. These activities range from chili cook-offs to kickball games and everything in between.
“When we do company awards and events, everyone in the entire company is invited,” said Vitale Alles. “These events help build our company’s team spirit, which goes a long way and reflects in how we serve our customers.”
Formed in 2002, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties specializes in St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles, Jefferson County, and Lincoln County real estate, and is part of the largest relocation and referral global networks.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties has also been named the 16th Largest Female-Owned Business in the Greater St. Louis Region.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties ranks as the No. 1 locally-owned real estate firm in St. Louis and also ranked No. 26 in the Prudential Real Estate Services national network, No. 2 in real estate transactions recorded by the St. Louis Association of Realtors, and is in the top 20 percent of real estate firms nationwide. They also rank 6th nationwide in donations to the Sunshine Kids Foundation among participating Prudential and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate affiliates, and they are ranked 2nd as the largest residential real estate agency in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal.
For more information, please call Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties at (314) 835-6000 or visit them online at www.BHHSselectSTL.com.