Academy Mortgage named one of nation’s top workplaces

by Ryan Smith07 Dec 2017
Academy has received the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award. The awards are based solely on the input of employees who provide feedback on their jobs to Glassdoor. Academy ranked number 18 on Glassdoor’s list of large companies, which included giants like Facebook, Google and In-N-Out Burger. . It is the only mortgage lender to make the list of 100 honorees.

“We can’t thank our employees enough for sharing their reviews of Academy on Glassdoor,” Academy Mortgage CEO Adam Kessler said. “Companies that have employees who love where they work are more productive and more engaged. This translates into a competitive advantage when it comes to attracting and retaining talent. Further, this award is a symbol of our employees’ belief in our commitment to excellence and our vision to inspire hope, deliver dreams, and build prosperity.” 

Employees who review their companies on Glassdoor are asked to are asked to rate their overall satisfaction with the company, as well as individual factors like compensation, benefits, senior management and company culture. Academy employees cited the company’s focus on work-life balance, family culture, benefits and community service initiatives as reasons for their high job satisfaction.

Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” list was determined using employee reviews shared between Nov. 1, 2016 and Oct. 22, 2017. To be considered for the “large company” category, a company had to have at least 1,000 employees and have received at least 75 ratings across eight workplace attributes.


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