Global commercial real estate services firm Savills Studley announced today that its Chicago office has been named one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.
Being named a Chicago’s “Best and Brightest Company to Work For” is a designation that hundreds of companies pursue. This year’s winners practice innovative strategies and represent best practices in human resources in industries as diverse as the insurance, hospitality, communications and nonprofits.
“Our success in Chicago can be directly attributed to the team of talented real estate professionals we have on board,” said Executive Vice President and Co-Branch Manager John Goodman. “We are thrilled to be recognized as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.”
An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include Compensation, Benefits and Employee Solutions; Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention; Employee Education and Development; Recruitment, Selection and Orientation; Employee Achievement and Recognition; Communication and Shared Vision; Diversity and Inclusion; Work-Life Balance; Community Initiatives; Strategic Company Performance and the Best of the Best Small Business.
Savills Studley established the Chicago office in 1962, acting as a significant presence in the Chicago commercial real estate industry for over 50 years. Savills Studley’s Chicago office has 50 full time employees and, within the past 10 years alone, has executed approximately 3,000 lease agreements and other acquisitions resulting in over 65 million square feet of space. Longest standing clients include Accenture, The American Bar Association, Illinois CPA Society, Sargent & Lundy, Siemens, Exelon and Federal Home Loan Bank. With charitable activity always top of mind, the firm’s Annual Studley Landlord Golf Challenge has raised $1.4 million for local charities since its inception.
This year’s winners were honored by the National Association for Business Resources on Monday, July 21, at the Oak Brook Marriott.