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P&I 2019 Survey Again Ranks National as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Money Management

January 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC –  For the fifth time in six years, National Real Estate Advisors, LLC (National) has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Money Management” by Pensions & Investments, the global news source of money management. National placed among the top alternatives managers in the 2019 survey, which ranks companies based on the results of employer and employee surveys. The seventh-annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the money management industry.

Jeffrey Kanne, National’s President and CEO said: “We are thrilled about P&I’s recognition for the fifth time in six years, which speaks to our commitment to providing a positive, collaborative workplace environment for our employees.  At National, we have established a highly cohesive and focused organization where our people are sincerely dedicated to meeting client goals and objectives, as well as supporting one another.”

Many employees of the firm provided written feedback about National. One individual mentioned that “National provides multiple opportunities to work on a variety of challenging and interesting projects within a context of a friendly and enjoyable team of people.” Another individual stated that National “treats employees with trust, respect and sets a tone of professionalism that makes a wonderful working experience.”

National was recognized for some of the “Company Perks”. One in particular encourages healthy living by providing healthy snacks, free access to an on-site fitness center, and a walker tracker program where employees who average 8,000 steps a day receive a $100 prize every month. In addition, National offers flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting and a summer Friday schedule.

Pensions & Investments partnered with Best Companies Group, an independent research firm specializing in identifying great places to work, to conduct a two-part survey process of employers and their employees. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies.