Edina Realty Named a Top Workplace

Designation is the Result of a Survey Measuring Multiple Workplace Qualities

Edina, Minn. – June 19, 2011 – Edina Realty Home Services has been selected a Star Tribune Top Workplace in Minnesota.

The Star Tribune's Top Workplaces special section recognizes the 140 most progressive companies in Minnesota based on an employee survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics. Employees answered questions about their company's leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation and benefits. The analysis included responses from over 60,500 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

"We are very honored by this recognition, especially because it came as a result of feedback from our employees," said Bob Peltier, president and CEO of Edina Realty Home Services. "We believe Edina Realty truly is a great place to work, and the Star Tribune survey validates what our employees experience here every day. We continue to attract top staff and REALTORS® with our small company culture that values honesty, integrity and commitment."

Any organization with at least 50 employees in Minnesota can qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces by simply allowing their employees to take a confidential survey. Over 1,200 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses to the workplace survey.

The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section was published in the Star Tribune on Sunday, June 19. The top 100 companies are showcased on the list; Edina Realty is on the list of 40 additional Top Workplaces. The report can also be found at

For more information on careers and current job openings at Edina Realty, visit

Edina Realty, a subsidiary of HomeServices of America, is one of the nation's largest real estate companies with approximately 60 real estate offices throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and western Wisconsin and nearly 2,100 REALTORS®. Edina Realty's family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, and Edina Realty Mortgage. Edina Realty handled more than 25,000 transactions and $5.3 billion in sales volume in 2010. For more information, visit

Get more information, or schedule an interview:

Gena Henrich, Edina Realty952.928.5069genahenrich@edinarealty.comPaul Maccabee, Maccabee

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