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Great company
Maintenance Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Dallas, TX 75248July 29, 2015
My property is selling 8/28/15 and I am looking at opportunities due to Berkshire does not have anywhere for me to transfer to.
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Oversee all aspect of the Managment Process
Property Manager (Current Employee) –  Millersville, MDJuly 2, 2015
A typical day at work involves ensuring that the grounds and exterior of the community are in superb condition.

Meeting with the Assistant Property Manager to review collections on a daily basis and the status of all delinquent and collection accounts.

Meeting with the Maintenance Supervisor to review the status of work orders and make ready units.

I approve all purchases and payments of invoices.

I wrote realistic budgets and followed the guidelines to stay within them.

The hardest part of my job is dealing with uncontrollable circumstances that may lead to the discomfort of a resident like a flood or fire.

The most enjoyable part of my job is working with people of all personality types.
Pros
The freedom to create employee motivational programs.
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Great culture and fun environment
Anonymous (Current Employee) –  AnonymousJune 3, 2015
Not the highest paying employer, but an employer that listens to everyone on the team from the groundskeeper to the Property Manager. Berkshire has a great culture of hard working, fun and collaborative teammates.
Pros
25% apartment discount, 401k match and insurance coverage. Great upper management and genuine caring leaders.
Cons
Commissions and bonus levels below competitors.
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Great Management that really cares
Leasing Consultant (Current Employee) –  Atlanta, GAMay 8, 2015
Great management company. From entry level to upper CEO everyone cares about their employees and rewards them for their efforts. Room for advancement.
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work day
MARKETING AND SALES CONSAULTANT (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXApril 22, 2015
A typical work day includes filing paper work, touring guest area, and completing applications. I mostly tour all day because we are so busy.
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Overall loved my job.
Maintenance Supervisor (Former Employee) –  15030 SE. 179TH Street Renton, WA 98058September 30, 2014
Started with me in the office getting my staff started. I enjoyed the challenge of the day was at the property for 6 1/2 years all the way through the sale of the property.
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awesome company
Maintenance supervisor (Former Employee) –  MarylandSeptember 7, 2014
This is a awesome company to work for, great culture, benefits and salary
Pros
great atmosphere, team work
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Great Company that gives employees tools for success!
Assistant Property Manager (Former Employee) –  Charlotte,NCMarch 11, 2014
Posting monies to resident accounts and collect on debt that is due. Daily market analysis required to properly price apartment concessions and market rent. Finalize resident dispositions upon move-out, negotiating and securing contracts. Answering phones and provide detailed information regarding apartment homes. Respond and execute resident requests if there is an issue.
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Amazing Company
Marketing & Sales Consultant (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 28, 2014
I really love working here, relocating to LA. Amazing company!
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Good to place to work
Analyst (Current Employee) –  Boston OfficeJanuary 23, 2014
Work life balance
have some flexibility
people are nice to work with
Pros
flexibility
Cons
no specific direction
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Love working for Berkshire
Property Management (Current Employee) –  Philadelphia, PANovember 7, 2013
BPA is a great company that focuses on individual success and advancement. Flexible compensation with extra bonuses for performance. Great company!
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Property Manager (Former Employee) –  Denver, COSeptember 19, 2013
Responsible for day to day management of 404 unit apartment community located in Denver, Colorado.
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political, unfair treatment
apm (Current Employee) –  mid atlantic regionApril 11, 2013
depending on who you drink and gossip with determines your advancement in this company-NOT your hard work or results

some unproductive employees have been there for years

very political
Pros
compensation
Cons
no consistancy with treatment of employees
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Great atmosphere
Assistant Property Manager/Bookkeeper (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXFebruary 9, 2013
 Responsible for maintaining 342 unit property
 Collection of monthly rents exceeding $325K.
 Delivery of 3 day notices to vacate, balance due invoices and following through the entire eviction process.
 Inspection of move outs, preparation of final account statements, and the collection of fees after move out
 Inputting & Maintenance of move ins, move outs, renewals and traffic into Onesite database on a daily basis
 Paying of property invoices & Ordering of supplies, including HAA/TAA forms
 Leasing made ready units and following through the move in process
 Manage all aspects of day-to-day operations
 Facility rental/maintenance.
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Pros
friendly staff
Cons
management was not consistent
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Busy downtown location
Assistant Property Manager (Current Employee) –  Phoenix, AZFebruary 6, 2013
Company is great to work for! Co-workers are fun and easy to work with.
Pros
bonuses
Cons
no other properties
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WORK FOR BPA IF U WANT BPA TO BECOME UR LIFE
S/M Consultant (Former Employee) –  Denver COFebruary 4, 2013
Company only cares about you as long as you are giving yourself 200% and put your family and personal life 200% to the side. Decent pay and advancement if you are willing to give up your ideas and points of views and become a BPA robot with no mind of your own.
Pros
not many
Cons
many
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Good place to work
Leasing Consultant (Current Employee) –  Plano, TXJanuary 16, 2013
Answer phones. lease apartments, property tours, collections.
Pros
enjoyed the job
Cons
no room for creativity or input
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Extremely clickish. Lots of Executives to anwser to with their own agenda. Constant monitoring though no site level support.
msc (Current Employee) –  vaJanuary 14, 2013
Employees are encouraged to train but hard to get answers to do your job. Employees have so many systems to monitor it is hard to keep up with all. The same upper management has been in place for many years and when properties are for sell; the support is non-existent. Looks good on paper. Just doesn't line up in operations. Cover up for some, not so for others.
Pros
up to date systems.
Cons
some people are allowed to do whatever they want while others are hold to a higher standard.
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Berkshire's core values are upheld via Berkshire University
Marketing and Sales Administrator (Former Employee) –  Silver Spring, MDJanuary 12, 2013
This company is very willing to train its employees for every position within the company.
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Fun company to work for!
Marketing & Sales Consultant (Former Employee) –  GANovember 12, 2012
Great company to work for. Your provided with ample training. Great working atmosphere.
Pros
great coworkers and trainings
Cons
working weekends
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