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Pinnacle Living, the Henrico County senior housing provider with two residential communities in the Richmond area, was the top-ranked company in the broad category. Napier ERA, the Chesterfield County-based residential real estate brokerage firm with four locations in the area, was the first firm in the mid-size category. And Starling International Child Care & Learning Complex, a private daycare and learning center founded in 1995, ranked first in the small category.
Of the 81 companies, nine have been recognized each year since the program launched eight years ago. Two employers were on the list for seven consecutive years, three companies were included for six consecutive years, four companies for five consecutive years and seven workplaces for four consecutive years.
The Times-Dispatch will honor Top Workplaces 2022 companies with an awards program in late spring. Employers will also be recognized in a special Top Workplaces section.
Employers will be recognized according to the size of the company: mega (over 900 employees); large (400-899); medium height (125 to 399); and small (124 or less).
Workplaces are assessed by their employees using a short survey of 24 questions.
Last fall, Energage invited 902 employers from the region to participate, and 117 organizations agreed to do so. These companies employ around 29,500 people locally.