30 Rocks! Crain’s New York Business Ranks Gilbane Building Company 30th out of 100 Top Places to Work in New York City
New York, NY – December 9, 2014 – As the song goes, “If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.” Crain’s New York Business has named Gilbane Building Company one of the “Best Places to Work” in New York City with a ranking of 30 out of its 100 honorees. This distinction, awarded annually, is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in New York City, benefiting the city’s economy, workforce and businesses.
“It is an honor to be recognized among so many outstanding companies in New York,” said William J. Gilbane III, senior vice president of Gilbane Building Company. “At Gilbane, we strive to foster a people-first culture, one that’s built on shared values, a rewarding and inclusive work environment, and caring for one another.” He added, “This award symbolizes the importance of our focus on culture and how our investment in our team truly sets us apart from other organizations. I salute all our employees for their hard work and commitment, and thank the entire team for recognizing the company’s efforts.”
A fifth generation family business, Gilbane sets itself apart from other businesses by offering its employees excellent benefits; an engaging and lively work environment; a work culture defined by its “Gilbane Cares” philosophy where every employee is a member of the family; managers who empower their people to excel and embrace innovation; and top training opportunities unparalleled in the construction industry through its own Gilbane University.
Crain’s New York Business reported its numerical rankings online www.crainsnewyork.com/features/bestplaces on Friday, December 5th and in yesterday’s print edition. The data was supplied by contracted independent research firm, Best Companies Group, which is responsible for the entire registration and survey process, analysis of the data and final rankings.
About Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Marking its 141st year in operation and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world.
Gilbane Building Company has been providing construction management services in New York for more than 60 years. Gilbane has managed some of New York’s most high-profile public jobs, including the 1964 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows Park, British Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, and Columbia University’s Baker Field. Currently, among other projects in the New York area, Gilbane is providing construction management services for the restoration, expansion and modernization of Kings Theatre, a 1929 historical landmark in Brooklyn, NY; The Aston, a 19-story residential building in Forest Hills, Queens; the White Plains Hospital Modernization Program; SUNY Downstate Medical Center; as well as several projects for New York-Presbyterian.To learn more, visit www.gilbaneco.com.