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Pinnacle Receives National Designation as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2019

Best-Workplaces-2019Orlando, Fla. (February 13, 2019) — Pinnacle, one of the nation’s leading multifamily management firms, has received a Best Workplaces for Commuters designation for the fourth consecutive year. The company prioritizes commuter benefits for its team members to help make life easier and more manageable as they meet work and family life challenges.

To earn this elite recognition, Pinnacle met National Standard of Excellence criteria over a 12-month period. During this timeframe, at least 14 percent of the company’s team members did not drive alone to work. An emergency ride home program was offered as well as a teleworking program, which reduced at least 6 percent of all their commute trips.

The Best Workplaces for Commuters program offers designated organizations access to a range of support services to assess and promote non-driving commuting of employees, including organizational assessment and implementation tool-kits, web-based tools and webinars, staff training, and information exchange.

About Pinnacle Property Management Services, LLC

Pinnacle Property Management Services, LLC, (“Pinnacle”) is a privately held national real estate provider specializing in third party management of multifamily residential communities. As one of the nation’s preferred third-party managers, Pinnacle’s portfolio includes over 172,000 residential units and 2.1 million square feet of commercial assets. With the Corporate headquarters located in Dallas, Texas, Pinnacle has more than 4,300 employees located in 30 states.  For more information, visit www.pinnacleliving.com.

About Best Workplaces for Commuters

Best Workplaces for Commuters is the national authority on recognizing and assisting workplaces that provide exceptional commuter benefits to employees. More than a recognition program, the Best Workplaces for Commuters program provides support needed to create and sustain an employee-provided commuter benefit program, including online assessment tools, advisory services, case studies, tool-kits, web-based tools, webinars and training. Best Workplaces for Commuters represents over 250 workplaces with Best Workplaces for Commuters designation representing over 1,000,000 employees. The Best Workplaces for Commuters program is managed by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)  at the University of South Florida with support from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). For more information: http://www.bestworkplaces.org/

About Center for Urban Transportation Research (https://www.cutr.usf.edu/)

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida, established in 1988, is an internationally recognized resource for policymakers, transportation professionals and the public. CUTR provides high quality, objective expertise in the form of insightful research, in-depth policy analysis, comprehensive training and education and effective technical assistance that translates directly into benefits for CUTR’s project sponsors.  CUTR’s faculty of 37 full-time researchers and 57 students, combines academic knowledge and extensive “real world” experience in developing innovative, implementable solutions for all modes of transportation.  The multidisciplinary research faculty includes experts in economics, planning, engineering, public policy and geography.  CUTR logs nearly $20 million per year in expenditures through contracts and grants to support its research, education, training and technical assistance missions.