Diversity, Equity,Inclusion & Belonging
At Berkadia, we believe People Matter. In an industry that historically has not been reflective of the diverse world in which we operate, it is our commitment to our colleagues and partners that we drive change and positively impact the communities we serve. That’s why we proudly stand behind BELONG, a cornerstone of our values-based culture dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce with diverse perspectives that enable us to become a better Berkadia.
Berkadia's Employee Resource Groups
Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs, BeWIN, BePROUD+ and BeUNITED, are voluntary, employee-led groups that create a safe space for employees to share ideas and foster opportunities to learn about each other’s cultures, backgrounds and experiences.
BeWin: Berkadia's Women's ERG
BeWIN’s mission is to develop, mentor and promote initiatives that focus on the diverse women’s community and allies at Berkadia to support career growth and advancement. Their purpose is to facilitate the development and maturation of strong connections, and support women across the company, while creating a safe place for women to grow in their CRE careers.
BeProud+: Berkadia's LGBTQ+ ERG
BePROUD+’s mission is to foster and cultivate community, mentorship, professional development and networking opportunities among Berkadia’s diverse LGBTQ+ employees and allies. Their purpose is to address underrepresentation and eliminate barriers for Berkadia’s LGBTQ+ employee base to promote diversity and retention in order to better achieve shared business outcomes.
BeUnited: Berkadia's Multicultural ERG
BeUNITED’s purpose is to create a network focused on empowering, connecting, developing, and supporting employees regardless of race, ethnicity, or nationality thus resulting in a stronger, united workforce. They are committed to honoring and celebrating multicultural identities and embracing diversity among the different dimensions of race, ethnicity, culture and beyond.
Our culture, or Berkadia Way as we know it, encourages us to truly see people as people, with unique needs, challenges, and objectives. We take this into consideration when working with each other, engaging our clients, and supporting our communities. Thus, instilling a mindset that fosters our shared commitment to self-accountability helps us see our impact on each other and adjust our efforts accordingly. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is at the core of this mindset, and we believe that we are uniquely positioned to meet current and future aspirations because of it.
News AND INSIGHTS
Access the latest market-driven insights and research from Berkadia.
What it Means to be Berkadia
What drew me to Berkadia were the people – the culture and the emphasis that is placed in that culture. It truly feels like a place that wants to build you up and help you succeed.
Senior Vice President – Product
My advice would be to stay receptive and develop a curiosity and knack for questioning. Be confident and believe that you will be able to achieve anything with your efforts and diligence.
Global Production Operations
I’m passionate about collaboration and helping others solve problems in a creative way. I’m excited to leverage more of Berkadia’s technology platform, data resources and tools in order to help our clients achieve their investment goals.
Investment Sales – Philadelphia
My calling as an HR professional stems from my expertise in forging meaningful relationships with people, along with generating solution-oriented HR processes.
Global Production Operations
Berkadia has also accepted me for me and created a safe environment where I can bring my authentic self to work every day. I feel like Berkadia is a unique employer that allows individuals to flourish and bring their perspectives and personalities to the table every step of their career journey!
When people tell you that you have to be a lifelong learner – it’s true. Also, it’s clear that Berkadia’s value that “We Love Our Jobs” is true in the workplace.
I believe I am most passionate about the future-facing aspect of the role, [analysts] are the first to really ‘build the story’ of how the property will develop in tandem with economic trends.
Investment Sales Analyst
The best advice I could give to my younger self is don’t be afraid to try something new and always be open to learning.
Director – Production Operations, Analytics
Here At Berkadia, We Believe People Matter.
In fact, our people are the heart and soul of everything we do. That’s why we employ the top CRE professionals in our industry, and make sure we invest in their personal development and training. With a focus on innovation and insights, we set the bar high – and keep it there – so that we provide best-in-class service for our clients.