McKinley Receives Companies That Care Designation for Fourth Consecutive YearMarch 18, 2009
March 19, 2009
Contact: Mary S. Williams
734-769-8520 ext. 244
For Immediate Release
Albert M. Berriz, Chief Executive Officer and Karen Andrews, SPHR, Chief Development Officer of McKinley are pleased to jointly announce today that McKinley has been named to the Honor Roll by The Center for Companies That Care for the fourth consecutive year.
Honor Roll recipients are selected for their strong commitment to elevating the quality of life for their employees and for people in the broader community as well as adhering to all ten of the 10 Characteristics inherent to a Company That Cares. Each application is reviewed by an independent panel of seasoned business professionals.
McKinley is proud to be a four-time member of the Companies that Care Honor Roll. We are delighted to have been recognized by the panel, and to be able to share details of our culture. Our core values and philosophies are closely aligned with the Companies that Care characteristics, including our Core Purpose of Enriching the quality of life in our communities. Living these values is a daily practice for our team members, and the resulting world-class culture and focus on employee development are key ingredients to our success, said Karen Andrews, SPHR, Chief Development Officer.
We are extremely pleased that a growing number of organizations such as McKinley, Inc. are focusing on their social responsibility, a focus that sustains individuals, families and communities and can give them an advantage with customers, employees and investors, said Marci Koblenz, Co-founder and President of Center for Companies That Care.
Those named to the 2009 list feature U.S. companies that are large, medium and small, public and private, for-profit and not-for-profit, in diverse industries across 15 states. A full list of recognized companies appears at www.companies-that-care.org.
The Honor Roll is announced annually in conjunction with the annual launch of CAREDAYS, a month-long national initiative to engage individuals and employers in activities addressing a significant societal issue in our communities. CAREDAYS09 is focused on childhood literacy.
McKinley, founded in 1968, is a well respected national real estate investment firm that owns and operates $2.4 billion in assets in 139 properties for its own account and for select clientele. This includes 28,358 apartments and over 6.2 million square feet of commercial space located in 14 states. Headquartered in Ann Arbor Michigan, Albert M. Berriz serves as Chief Executive Officer with 1,050 full-time employees nationwide.