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Trustee Bozzuto’s Firm Honored

The Bozzuto Group, of which Hobart and William Smith Board of Trustees member Tom Bozzuto ’68 is Chief Executive Officer, was recently named Property Management Company of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders. This is the second time the company has earned this honor.

“Bozzuto employees epitomize good management,” says Steve Patterson, Chair of NAHB’s Multifamily Leadership Board in an announcement of the award. “The company’s growth has been steady, and is based on referrals from satisfied clients.”

It goes on to explain, “The judging panel for the 2009 Pillars of the Industry Awards specifically lauded Bozzuto Management Company’s focus on hiring service-minded, energetic employees, giving them ample training and education, trusting them to deliver great service, and giving them a career ladder for advancement. The company’s 650 employees manage 27,500 units in 97 properties throughout the East Coast. “

An English major while attending Hobart, Bozzuto was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity, Little Theatre, the football team, Hobart Student Association and the Druids. He earned a master’s degree in public administration at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship.

Bozzuto now chairs the board’s Buildings and Grounds Committee.

The full announcement follows.


Bozzuto Management Company Named America’s Best Property Management Firm
Bozzuto is Two-Time Winner of NAHB Property Management Company of the Year

Greenbelt, MD-The Bozzuto Group today announced that Bozzuto Management Company has been named Property Management Company of the Year for the second time by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The company was also given the honor in 2000. The prestigious national recognition, honoring superior leadership in multifamily housing property management, was presented in conjunction with NAHB’s annual Pillars of the Industry Conference.

“Bozzuto employees epitomize good management,” says Steve Patterson, Chair of NAHB’s Multifamily Leadership Board. “The company’s growth has been steady, and is based on referrals from satisfied clients.”

“This award belongs to all Bozzuto Management Company employees, whose passion for excellence translates into top-notch customer service, creative marketing, outstanding resident retention and satisfied clients,” said Julie Smith, President of Bozzuto Management Company. “We are honored to have been recognized with such an important award.”

“From the beginning, our vision for this company has been to be the best real estate company in America by providing an unparalleled experience for those whose lives we touch,” said Tom Bozzuto, CEO of The Bozzuto Group. “This NAHB award exemplifies our vision and I couldn’t be more proud of Julie and her team.”

The judging panel for the 2009 Pillars of the Industry Awards specifically lauded Bozzuto Management Company’s focus on hiring service-minded, energetic employees, giving them ample training and education, trusting them to deliver great service, and giving them a career ladder for advancement. The company’s 650 employees manage 27,500 units in 97 properties throughout the East Coast.

Additionally, two properties managed by Bozzuto Management Company – Upstairs at Bethesda Row and Highland Park – were named winners in their respective best project categories:

• Winner, Best Rental Apartment Community (Non-Garden): Upstairs at Bethesda Row
• Winner, Best Mid-Rise Apartment: Highland Park

Upstairs at Bethesda Row’s developer/owner is Federal Realty Investment Trust and Highland Park’s developer/owner is Donatelli & Klein Development.

NAHB names a Property Management Company of the Year as part of its nationally acclaimed program, the Pillars of the Industry Awards. Presented annually, the Pillars Awards honor excellence in multifamily housing design, development, marketing, and management, and are considered a showcase of future trends, innovation, and leadership in the multifamily housing industry.

About NAHB and the Pillars of the Industry Awards
The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 200,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB’s Pillars of the Industry Awards honor excellence in apartment and condominium design and development, as well as leadership in marketing and property management. Since its inception in 1990, the Pillars of the Industry Awards program has earned the reputation as the most prestigious in the multifamily industry, and both the housing industry and the media look to the Pillars Awards as a showcase of future trends and innovation.

About The Bozzuto Group
Headquartered in Greenbelt, MD, The Bozzuto Group consists of six integrated companies – Acquisitions, Construction, Development, Homebuilding, Land Development and Property Management – that together provide a broad range of real estate services. The company is committed to providing quality housing for all, from luxury homes and apartments to affordable housing solutions. Since 1988, the company has developed, acquired and built more than 31,000 homes and apartments. Throughout The Bozzuto Group’s 20-year history, the firm and its principals have been honored with numerous industry awards and honors. For more information, please visit www.bozzuto.com.