BOCA RATON, FL - May 15, 2023 - Vertical Bridge REIT, LLC ("Vertical Bridge"), the largest private owner and operator of communications infrastructure in the United States, has been named to Inc. magazine's annual Best Workplaces list. Featured in the May/June 2023 issue, which will hit newsstands on May 16, 2023, the list is the result of a comprehensive measurement of American companies that have excelled in creating exceptional workplaces and company culture.
"Vertical Bridge is honored to be included in Inc.'s Best Workplaces for 2023," said Vertical Bridge President and CEO Ron Bizick. "We strive to provide our employees the tools and support they need to advance in their careers, while establishing a culture of collaboration and giving back to the communities where we live and work. This achievement is a testament to our outstanding team's commitment to those philosophies."
After collecting data from thousands of submissions, Inc. selected 591 honorees this year. Each company that was nominated took part in an employee survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, which included topics such as management effectiveness, perks, fostering employee growth, and overall company culture. The organization's benefits were also audited to determine overall score and ranking.
Vertical Bridge provides continuous opportunities for employees to connect, enabling them to foster ideas, solutions, and comradery as they build the next generation of communications infrastructure. The team also demonstrates its dedication to the company culture through the employee-managed Vertical Bridge Charitable Network, where they have surpassed 5,000 volunteer hours and donated over 9.5 million dollars to meaningful non-profits since inception.
"Being named to Best Workplaces is an honor that only a small fraction of companies have been able to claim," says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. "Proving to the world that you're a magnet for talent and have a culture that keeps teams engaged, productive, and proud to come to work is a truly remarkable achievement."
Vertical Bridge was named to the Inc. 2022 Best in Business list in the Communications category and recognized as an Inc. Best Workplaces Honoree in 2021.
About Vertical Bridge
Vertical Bridge REIT, LLC is the largest private owner and operator of communications infrastructure and locations in the United States, with a portfolio of more than 500,000 sites, including over 11,000 owned and master-leased towers and the nation's largest and tallest collection of broadcast tower sites. The Company's portfolio spreads across all 50 states and Puerto Rico and is comprised of towers, rooftops, billboards, utility attachments, convenience stores and other locations in support of wireless network deployments. In addition to colocation, Vertical Bridge offers build-to-suit, edge data centers and in-building wireless network solutions.
Based in Boca Raton, Florida, Vertical Bridge was founded in 2014 and is led by a senior management team with over 400 years of collective experience in tower infrastructure and related sectors. Vertical Bridge became the first tower company in the world to reach net-zero emissions, gaining CarbonNeutral® certification in 2020. The company was recertified in 2021 and 2022.