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AvalonBay Communities Reviews

Updated 19 June 2018
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AvalonBay Communities President and CEO Timothy J. Naughton
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Pros
  • "Cares about all team members and promotes a healthy work life balance" (in 40 reviews)

  • "great benefits, great team nice company" (in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not the best work-life balance, but that's standard in the industry" (in 13 reviews)

  • "Not a lot of communication from upper management" (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place To Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Consultant in Orange
    Current Employee - Community Consultant in Orange
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Positive work environment, great benefits, lots of room for growth, decent starting pay, great management, willing to teach you as much as you want to learn.

    Cons

    The company is awesome the only con would be dealing with the angry residents.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  2. "A Company That Cares"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Sales and Marketing in Arlington, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Director of Sales and Marketing in Arlington, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Organization cares about the development of its people
    Great work/life balance

    Cons

    Our technology is a little dated...but it's improving

  3. "Career Orientated Multifamily National Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time

    Pros

    Plenty to do, Compensation, Growth Opportunities

    Cons

    Bureaucracy of a typical large corporation

    Advice to Management

    Avoid paralysis by analysis


  4. "AVB Review on Glassdoor Platform"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, people, work-life balance, etc.

    Cons

    Really nothing that I can think of


  5. "Great Place to Work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    One thing that makes AVB a special place to work are the Associates at AVB. Everyone is always professional, your opinion is always respected and your input is always sought for and wanted.

    Cons

    In all honesty, can not think of a CON associated with AVB.


  6. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Manager in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Community Manager in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great leadership, Innovative, promotes employee feedback and participation. Cares about all team members and promotes a healthy work life balance. Truly encourages a spirit of caring. Constantly educating teams at all levels.

    Cons

    Limited in our market.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  7. "Growth Company with Opportunity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I feel like my opinion counts and that I have the opportunity to contribute my talents every day. That's what makes this a great company to be part of. We continue to grow year after year, which provides opportunities for those who want them. It's a company full of smart AND nice people who generally care about each other and care about the performance of the company. That's a great recipe for success.

    Cons

    Opportunity to improve technology - both customer and employee-facing. We've made investments in the past several years and hope that it continues.

  8. "Community Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Community Manager in Stamford, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Community Manager in Stamford, CT (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AvalonBay Communities full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to grow, good team environment.

    Cons

    Eliminated positions and responsibilities where assumed by employees without benefits


  9. "Best company I’ve worked (& lived!) for!!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Community Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Training structure and guidance are awesome

    Cons

    None at the moment that I could think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  10. "Good Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at AvalonBay Communities full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    with avalonbay i ca see my future & career

    Cons

    avalonbay communities are good in every where

    Advice to Management

    i have nothing to say about it, the management they have is the best.

    AvalonBay Communities Response

    25 May 2018 – Human Resources

    Thanks for your review! I'm glad to hear that you can see growth opportunities in your future here at AVB. Developing and growing the careers of our associates is a key focus for the company, and... More


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