Equity Residential
2.8 of 5 115 reviews
www.equityapartments.com Chicago, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

Equity Residential Reviews

Updated Jul 2, 2014
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2.8 115 reviews

                             

50% Approve of the CEO

Equity Residential President, CEO, and Trustee David J. Neithercut

David J. Neithercut

(78 ratings)

49% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Exciting

    Leasing Consultant (Current Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    ProsLots of job opportunities and education.

    ConsIf you are at a big property you will always be busy; require good time management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire Receptionist

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to gain base experience in real estate and property management

    Leasing Consultant (Current Employee)
    San Mateo, CA

    ProsGood sales based pay (Work hard make good money), Most coworkers are fun and intelligent, Occasional fun company events, I work at a very nice property, progressive company, approachable corporate staff

    ConsResidents who complain (can't escape this in Real Estate), No uniform (dress clothes) stipend, old software.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A Good Company that Rewards Results

    Property Manager (Former Employee)
    Plantation, FL

    ProsThe upper management is very fare, and try there best to create a successful working environment. The benefit package is good, and they like to promote from within.

    ConsThe middle management likes to micro manage, and can get in the way of progress. They didn't seem to realize that the staff on sight was very capable.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTrust the staff on site running the day to day operations, they know the ins and outs because every property has is own different challenges

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Leasing Consultant (Current Employee)
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

    ProsStrong company with strong culture. Potential to make decent commission. Flexibility between properties. Good benefits. nationwide company allows flexibility between states.

    ConsCompany is strictly about profits and numbers. Amount of work allocated for position is at times overwhelming. Less and less room to grow. Company seems to be downsizing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsDecent pay and good training

    ConsLess empowerment, need more staffing for each community, publicly traded so tighter budgets

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Maintenance Technician (Former Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    Prosto gain and learn more experience about electrical

    Consalways on call at2 am at times 4am

    Advice to Senior Managementits hard to accomplish the regular shift 8 hours in the morning and do an extra call

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Ever changing company that allows growth from within.

    Community Administrator (Current Employee)
    Westminster, CO

    ProsEquity Residential has great benefits.

    ConsEquity Residential runs with a corporate backbone.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to learn

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsManagement focuses a lot on teaching about the basics of property management. Employees are great and very laid back.

    ConsNot many cons from working here other than residents may be a handful at times. Management always has its employees backs.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great working environment and people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBest people to work with who are all very talented and engaged in their roles. All are willing to go above and beyond to exceed expectations and continue to make Equity a top REIT.

    ConsCompensation and benefits could be better. Compared to other market leaders and fortune 500s, the pay is far behind.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep listening to your employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company

    Leasing Consultant (Former Employee)

    Prosgrowth in cities makes advancement easy. promote within often

    Consno growth in smaller areas makes turnover hard and growth within the company near impossible without moving to a city

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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