BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the "Company") was named one of the best workplaces in the United States on the Great Place to Work® 2015 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, as published in Fortune magazine. This is the third time Walker & Dunlop has received this honor.
According to the Great Place to Work Institute, companies included on the Best Small and Medium Workplaces list perform nearly 2x better than the general market on comparative annualized stock market returns (1997 – 2014), provide nearly 3x the return for comparative company stock market returns, have significantly lower turnover than industry peers, and across the companies on this year's list, 9 in 10 employees have a consistently positive experience of the workplace across five dimensions; credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.
Walker & Dunlop Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Paula Pryor stated, "We are honored to once again be awarded to the Great Places list, thanks to the tremendous professionals who call Walker & Dunlop home. We have an incredible employee base, combined with long-established culture of teamwork and customer service that makes Walker & Dunlop a truly Great Place to Work."
Walker & Dunlop's corporate culture has differentiated the firm throughout its 77-year history, and although the Company's size and scale have grown dramatically over the past several years, its focus on people, process, productivity, and culture has remained steadfast. In compiling the list, Great Place to Work® found that employees believe they work for great organizations when they consistently trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.
To see the 2015 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.com or to learn more about Walker & Dunlop, visit www.walkerdunlop.com.
About Walker & Dunlop
Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD), headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States providing financing and investment sales to owners of multifamily and commercial properties. Walker & Dunlop, which is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, has almost 500 professionals in 25 offices across the nation with an unyielding commitment to client satisfaction.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures.
In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list.
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