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JM Family Enterprises Climbs 34 Spots to No. 17 on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® List

February 14, 2019

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2019--JM Family Enterprises, Inc. has been ranked No. 17 on the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, up from No. 51 in 2018, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine. This represents the company’s 21 st consecutive year on the prestigious list.

“We are honored to have made Fortune’s list for more than two decades based on the feedback of our associates,” said Brent Burns, president and CEO of JM Family. “Our founder Jim Moran started our company more than 50 years ago and always reminded us that our associates are our most important asset. We live the culture Mr. Moran created, and to this day it is the foundation that guides us in all that we do.”

This is the company’s third highest ranking (also No. 17 in 2012). JM Family’s highest ranking was No. 14 in 2003, and No. 16 in 2011.

The list is based on survey feedback from an inclusive sample of respondents who rate their workplace culture on 60-plus elements of the workplace. These include trust in managers, compensation, fairness, camaraderie and workplace traits linked to innovation.

The 100 Best Companies is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. JM Family was also recently ranked as a Best Workplace for: Millennials [No. 29], Manufacturing and Production [No. 2], Women [No. 42], Parents [No. 28] and Diversity [No. 23].

This year marks the 22 nd anniversary of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and 2019 winners continue to show that a high-trust culture for all fuels better business results. Great Place to Work research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.

“The 2019 100 Best are the leaders in creating the most innovative workplaces built on trust,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Employees at these organizations feel valued, respected and heard, and are inspired to be their best selves because of the commitment these winning companies have made to creating a great workplace for all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the company.”

To see the full list of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, click here.

About JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

JM Family Enterprises, Inc., founded by Jim Moran in 1968, is a $16.4 billion diversified automotive company ranked No. 21 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies. It is also ranked No. 17 by Fortune® as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, its 21 st consecutive year on the list. JM Family has more than 4,300 associates and its primary subsidiaries include: Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles; JM&A Group, one of the leading independent providers of finance and insurance (F&I) products in the automotive industry; Southeast Toyota Finance and DataScan, both part of World Omni Financial Corp., a diversified financial services company; and JM Lexus.

Headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla., JM Family has major U.S. operations in Jacksonville and Margate, Fla.; Commerce and Alpharetta, Ga.; Mobile, Ala.; and St. Louis, Mo. Interact with JM Family at Facebook.com/JMFamilyEnterprises.

About The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For®

Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing the view of more than 4.3 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations with more than 1,000 employees. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.

Read our new book: “ A Great Place to Work for All: Better for Business, Better for People, Better for the World. ” Learn more at Greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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