Walnut Creek, Calif. – AEI Consultants, a leading commercial real estate assessment and consulting firm, is the only company headquartered in the East Bay and one of just 150 companies in the United States to be selected for Entrepreneur’s 2018 Top Company Cultures list, presented in partnership with employee engagement platform Energage, according to Holly Neber, CEO at AEI Consultants.
The list showcases high-performance company cultures across the country. Companies are ranked based on 24 factors across seven areas: alignment, effectiveness, connection, management, engagement, leadership, and basics including pay, benefits and training.
“This recognition is a direct reflection of our commitment to attract and retain the highest-caliber employees,” says Neber. “Our employees are our greatest asset and we have a high level of trust in our dedicated staff, who work so tirelessly to consistently improve the quality of life for our clients and communities.”
AEI ranked as one of just 25 large companies (defined as 300 or more employees) included on the list, and is one of only three firms in that category to have a woman in the role of CEO.
According to Neber, this is representative of the firm’s dedication and commitment to diversity.
“We value diverse backgrounds and opportunities because we recognize those things make us stronger as a company,” she says. “We pride ourselves on being curious and eager to learn and we truly believe that every employee brings unique and valuable experience to our firm. By embracing and encouraging independence, flexibility and diversity, we have gained a reputation as a firm you can always count on whether you are an employee or a client.”
Neber continues that while AEI is client-focused, the firm is equally passionate about employee satisfaction: “As an employee-owned firm, our internal culture is built on respect, camaraderie and mutual pride in our work. Through our honest, ethical and reliable actions, our employees thrive in a safe and trusted environment where ideas and the entrepreneurial spirit are truly embraced.”
See the complete list of companies recognized by Entrepreneur here: https://www.entrepreneur.com/top-company-culture