Baird & Warner Wins Top Workplace Award for Second Year
Real Estate Services Company Again Named One of the Best Places to Work in Chicagoland
Chicago, Ill. – November 12, 2013 – Baird & Warner was named the #2 best place to work in Chicagoland, receiving a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace award for the second year in a row. The annual award was given to the real estate services company based on a confidential survey of its brokers and employees regarding categories such as company culture, training, communication and results.
“Company culture and integrity have been cornerstones of Baird & Warner going all the way back to our founder, my great- great-grandfather Lyman Baird,” said Steve Baird, president and CEO of Baird & Warner, Chicagoland's largest independent residential real estate services company. “The work ethic and dedication that our brokers, loan officers and employees have shown throughout this year has been exceptional, and because of that, we have attracted the largest number of new professionals and recorded the highest sales in five years.”
The official Top Workplace 2013 announcement was made at an awards ceremony hosted by the Chicago Tribune on November 11, 2013. Baird & Warner received its first Chicago Tribune Top Workplace award in 2012 and was named the 3rd best place to work in Chicagoland.
The Chicago Tribune commissioned research firm Workplace Dynamics to conduct the Top Workplace study. Based on a nomination process, the company coordinated an exclusive and confidential survey of thousands of Chicago-area employees to determine who will be on the Top Workplace list.
About Baird & Warner Real Estate, Inc.
Established in 1855, Baird & Warner is Chicagoland's largest independent residential real estate services company. The Baird & Warner brand has been synonymous with experience, innovation and integrity for more than 150 years. Steve Baird, the firm’s fifth-generation owner, has been consistently recognized among the industry’s most influential leaders. In 2012, Baird & Warner was named the third best place to work in Chicago, receiving a Top Workplace Award from the Chicago Tribune, and in 2013, it was named the 43rd best place to work in the nation. With more than 1,500 sales professionals and comprehensive mortgage financing and title insurance services, Baird & Warner consistently ranks among the nation’s top real estate firms.