Recognition

At Venterra, we are raising the standard of apartment living through our commitment to exceptional service. Having our company culture noticed outside the organization through workplace awards and recognition is the direct result of an enormous amount of effort on the part of Venterra Experience Leaders. These individuals work tirelessly to create an atmosphere where our employees can learn, grow, and be truly excited about coming into work every single day. This helps us to create the highly rated real estate company you see today.

Great Place to Work Institute®

100 Best Medium Workplaces

We are proud that Venterra has received the Great Place to Work® Institute Award, honoring the Best Medium Workplaces in 2021! We are #29 in the medium company category (all participating U.S. companies between 100 and 999 employees.) This was the sixth year in a row that Venterra won this prestigious accolade. Venterra received this great recognition based on the feedback employees provided in our 12th Annual Employee Satisfaction Survey, in which 92% of responding employees said Venterra is a great workplace, resulting in us becoming “Certified” by Great Place to Work® Institute and eligible to be a winner of the award. Given the evaluation for the list is based mostly on the Employee Survey, it is a true reflection of our employees’ opinions and feelings about working for Venterra, and is an amazing testament to the positive work environment, leadership and values that we’ve strived to create.

Best Workplaces for Millennials

The Great Place to Work® Institute named Venterra one of 2021’s Best Workplaces for Millennials! As a group that represents over a third of the U.S. workforce, we are proud to have created a culture that not only attracts millennial employees but encourages them to learn and grow with us.

Best Workplaces for Women

We’ve been recognized as a 2020 Best Workplace for Women by the Great Place to Work® Institute! Winners were selected based on employee survey results reflecting women’s representation in the organization, their experience in the workplace, and how that experience compares to the experience reported by their male counterparts.

Best Workplaces for Diversity

Venterra is honored to have been selected as a winner of the 2018 Great Place to Work® Institute Award honoring the Best Workplaces for Diversity in 2018. In addition to the degree of representation in the organization, the recognition was based on survey feedback related to the experiences of women, people of color, LGBTQ people, employees who are Boomers or older, and people who have disabilities compared to that of their colleagues with a focus on the trust, pride, and camaraderie experienced in their workplace.

Best Workplaces in Texas

Venterra has been named one of the 2022 Best Workplaces in Texas, another Great Place to Work® Institute Award! This is the fifth year in a row Venterra has been recognized in the small and medium companies category (companies between 10 and 999 employees). This selective list relies on surveys from Texas employees working at companies of all sizes. Venterra received this great accolade based on the feedback provided in our 12th Annual Employee Satisfaction Survey. The results led to us becoming “Certified” by Great Place to Work® Institute and eligible to win this prestigious award.

Best Workplaces in Canada

Venterra’s Canada office has been named one of the 2022 Best Workplaces in Canada, by the Great Place to Work® Institute! Venterra was recognized in the 50 to 100 employee category based on the feedback our Canada team members provided in their first-ever Great Place to Work® survey. The results from the survey, which included 30,000 Canadian employees, representing a half million individuals employed at over 600 companies, led to our Canada office becoming “Certified” by Great Place to Work® Institute and eligible to be consideration for the recognition.

Best Workplaces for Today’s Youth

Results from our Canada team member’s first Great Place to Work® survey earned the office a spot on the 2022 Best Workplaces for Today’s Youth, by Great Place to Work Canada! In addition to survey strong enough to met “Certified” status and having 30% of the team to fall into the Millennial or younger demographic, the recognition required a minimum of a 90% positive response to the statement “I am treated fairly regardless of my age.” In the case of Venterra’s Canadian team members, a full 96% of participating team members agreed with the statement.

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Best Places to Work

We’re among the winners of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2022! For a fourth time and a second year in a row, we’ve been recognized in the small and medium company category. Venterra was the only property management company to earn this recognition in either size category in 2022. Winning companies are evaluated based on the quality, consistency, and quantity of employee reviews among a number of other factors.

Unlike other awards, there is no self-nomination or application process, instead, it’s entirely based on the feedback our employees have voluntarily and anonymously shared on Glassdoor. Importantly, this means that every US company with a presence on the site is considered for this accolade which makes the recognition so meaningful.
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Top CEOS

John Foresi has been honored as one of the 2021 Top CEOs by Glassdoor, a truly amazing achievement and a reflection of our employees’ trust in him as a leader! With approximately 750,000 small & medium businesses in the US, this segment represents a significant component of the approximately 1.5 million employers reviewed on Glassdoor internationally. As part of submitting an online review about Venterra, employees are asked to report whether they approve, disapprove, or have no opinion about their CEO’s performance. John Foresi ranked #18 for this prestigious award with a 98% approval rating during the year among a very large peer group where the average CEO approval rating is 73%. Glassdoor also recognized John as one of their 2018 Top CEOs.

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Top Rated

Thanks to our team members’ dedication to their customers and our resident-focused programs such as the Live it. Love it. Guarantee.TM, the 48-Hour Maintenance Guarantee, and SMARTLEASING, 97% of our communities have been recognized as ApartmentRatings.com Top Rated Award recipients. Only 5% of apartment communities in the US qualify for this award.

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Top Workplaces

We are honored to have our Houston Region recognized by the Houston Chronicle for a third time! We’re excited to announce that Venterra placed #4 of 50 of the mid-size businesses in the Greater Houston Area. This recognition was based solely on employee surveys and was conducted by the independent research group, Energage. In addition to this amazing recognition, Venterra was also recognized for one of Energage’s Special Awards, the “New Ideas Award”. Venterra ranked #1 in Houston as it related to the statement, “New ideas are encouraged at Venterra Realty.” Given our commitment to innovation and finding a “Better Way” over the years, this has special meaning.

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50 MOST ENGAGED WORKPLACES

We are thrilled that we have been recognized twice as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America! The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards recognize the top 50 employers in North America based on these Eight Elements of Employee Engagement: 1) Leadership 2) Communication 3) Culture 4) Rewards and Recognition 5) Professional and Personal Growth 6) Accountability and Performance 7) Vision and Values 8) Corporate Social Responsibility.

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innovation velocity ratio

We are pleased to share that Venterra employees helped rank Venterra’s innovation in the top 6% of the thousands of companies that participate in the Great Place to Work Institute’s annual anonymous employee survey sponsored by FORTUNE magazine. In the survey, an Innovation Velocity Ratio (IVR) is calculated based off of employee responses, with companies receiving an IVR ratio of 11:2 or higher defined as being in an “Accelerated” state. Venterra Realty received an IVR of 15:2, meaning for every 15 Venterra employees willing and able to innovate, there are only two who are not. This unusually high ratio highlights Venterra’s ability to quickly harness, mobilize and response to new information and ideas.

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” If you are looking for a company that is a true reflection of its values, gives every employee a voice, succeeds in promoting from within, and loves to have FUN, then Venterra is the right place for you!”

– Employee Glassdoor Review

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