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Essex Property Trust Overview

San Mateo, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1971
Company - Public (ESS)
Real Estate
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Come here, go far. Founded in 1971, we currently have ownership interests in more than 200 multifamily properties. And now that we've merged with BRE Properties, we are the leading multifamily company on the West Coast.

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Essex Property Trust – Why Work For Us?


 

 

 

Our E-Team represents the core of Essex: strong, successful, driven, and passionate. If you’re a driver of progress and an out-of-the-box thinker who communicates on a person-to-person level … we’re looking for you! Connect with us today.


At Essex, our associates are the foundation of the company and reason for our success. You Matter!

We offer Comprehensive Benefits, Career Development, Paid Time Off, Employee Housing discounts, and much more. 

We understand that there is more to work than financial gain. Essex fosters an environment in which our associates can find personal fulfillment. Each year you will invest at least 2,080 hours at work. Make it count by choosing a career which you can grow and be passionate about. 

Join the E-Team and make a difference. 

We know that taking the best care of our residents starts with taking the best care of YOU! Essex offers comprehensive, employee-centric benefits to fit every lifestyle.


BENEFITS

Company Subsidized

  • Medical – HMO and EPO
  • Dental – HMO and PPO

Voluntary

  • Vision – PPO
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account Plan
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Plan
  • Employee Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Spouse Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Child Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability (WA Only)
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match – Associates receive $0.50 matching contributions for every $1.00 they contribute up to a maximum of $3,000 annually
  • Employee Apartment Discount

Essex Property Trust Reviews

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    Current Employee - Leasing Specialist in San Diego, CA
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    Pros

    Understanding management
    Room for growth
    Great training classes that you can sign up for whether it's in your certain field or not.
    Corporate really DOES care about you.
    If you work hard and push yourself-you are rewarded

    .I feel truly lucky to be a part of this company. I've never been treated so well in my career before. I'm excited for what is next to come in my career path. I can't wait to grow within Essex.

    Cons

    Get rid of Onsite and use yardi for applications/leases. There are ways to be more efficient and they are working towards it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!

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Essex Property Trust Interviews

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    Leasing Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Essex Property Trust (San Jose, CA) in April 2017.

    Interview

    I attended the job fair on March 16 2017, after the interview I never heard back anything from anyone, either yes or no which is unprofessional. If we spare our time for interview, the employer should be courteous to at least reply to the emails. The worst experience was interviewing at Epic Apartments San Jose. I was interviewed by a Leasing Consultant for the position of Leasing Consultant, this is more worst. I was expecting to be interviewed by the Community Manager but this was something wired. The worst part is I have not heard back anything, I contacted the property manager and I am still waiting for her email, haven't heard back from anyone yet. I had some questions in my mind about the company and the position but, the Leasing Consultant was unable to answer any of the questions, I was told by him he doesn't know how to answer my questions. It was sheer waste of my time, I don't think its worth spending my time interviewing with such dumb people.

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