Bradley Real EstateFOUR-TIME WINNERA year of milestones; how the winners were chosen; facts and figures of winners over the yearsBest Places to Work 2012 winner profiles20--50 employees51--100 employees101--250 employees251--500 employees501--1,000 employees1,001-plus employees251--500 employeeslisted alphabeticallyBradley Real EstateExchange BankMary's Pizza ShackRedwood Credit Union
SAN RAFAEL -- Agent support, a cheerful environment, tremendous staff energy and owners that are inspiring and motivating are the words used to describe Bradley Real Estate and its 375 employees.
"Robert and Melissa Bradley are the most generous, informed and proactive leaders I have ever encountered," an agent said. "They are always there for us. I go to them with a question and they answer. They stand by their word."
CEO Robert Bradley said, "BRE is dedicated to giving all of our Realtors the technology, training and managerial support they need to succeed. We also incorporate contests and other events to motivate and maintain high morale."
Sponsored activities have included Super Bowl tickets, cruises, concerts and sporting events.
"They strive to make employees know they count. Management's inclusive approach is infectious across all lines and positions, producing a happy, progressive and professional pro-business atmosphere.
"It's a tough industry to be in right now and our company supports our efforts and we co-workers are willing to assist others."Exchange BankSEVEN-TIME WINNER
SANTA ROSA -- With a 122-year legacy of investing in and giving back to giving back to the community, combined with superior customer service, bank employees have a stable work environment with long-term career opportunities.
The bank has 70 employees with 20-plus years of service and two with 40 years.
"This is a very employee-driven place to be! They help pay for your child care, fair pay and even free services through HR to help better your life," an employee said.