LOS GATOS, CA –July 6, 2017. For the 8th consecutive year, Sereno Group has been named one of the best places to work in the greater Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group in its prestigious Top Workplaces 2017 list. Ranking third in the Midsize Companies category, Sereno Group stands alone as the only real estate company to be honored since the inception of the award in 2010.
Founder and CEO, Chris Trapani, accepted the award on behalf the company. Mr. Trapani along with his childhood friend and business partner, Co-Founder Ryan Iwanaga, started Sereno Group with the hopes of creating a disruptive player in the industry, and a company dedicated to community. “Redefining real estate” since 2006, Sereno Group along with its associates and staff are proud to serve the community through the efforts of the 1% for Good campaign.
Chris Trapani was also honored at Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces with a prestigious Leadership award. When asked what a leader does well, Chris attributed his leadership to “great energy and a sincere love for the company and the people”. Clearly, the company of Sereno Group wholeheartedly agrees. “I love the people I work with, my family and my friends, always looking to support an important cause. It’s amazing to say I work for a company with an enormous heart”, writes Adena Anderson, a Sereno Group Los Gatos associate.
Sereno Group proudly shares the Top Workplaces Midsize Companies stage with Silicon Valley industry leaders like GoDaddy, Xactly Corporation, the San Francisco 49ers, Aerotek, and many more. The annual profile identifies the top 100 places to work in the Bay Area’s Santa Clara, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Alameda, and Santa Cruz counties. Originally recognized in 2010 on the small-size company list (50-150 employees), Sereno Group has received the recognition on the medium-size company list (150-499 employees) for the past five years.
The Bay Area News Group, which owns the San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times and other media properties, selects Top Workplace winners based on an annual survey of Bay Area company employees, measuring employee engagement, organizational health, satisfaction and company culture. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.