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Steve Gordon Named One of CRE’s Best Bosses by GlobeSt

Our boss, Steve, has officially been named one of the Best Bosses on the 2024 CRE’s Best Bosses list! We’ve always known he’s the cream of the crop, and this award helps confirm it. Steve’s dynamic leadership and genuine care for his team shine through every day.  A huge thank you to for recognizing Steve’s remarkable leadership with this prestigious award!  Read below for Steve’s profile featured on the list.

Steve Gordon is founder and president of Signature Associates, a full-service CRE team in operation since 1989 that provides project and property management, tenant/purchaser representation, investment sales and corporate services for a wide variety of segments.  Described as bold, dynamic and professional, he is a top broker in the Midwest who leads a company that values team members above all else.  Under his leadership, Signature Associates has built a friendly, cooperative, and professional atmosphere, hosting team-building events throughout the year to further the team’s education and strength its connections.  Signature offers a Summer Friday schedule, flexible daily hours to accommodate personal/family time and generous vacation and holiday time off.  Signature’s office includes amenities like a stocked café and private workout and wellness rooms that contribute to employee wellbeing.  A colleague highlighted Gordon’s ability to create an environment that fosters loyal, long-term employees.   “He is a hard-driving aggressive entrepreneur and broker and at the same time caring and loyal to his team,” the colleague says.  “Steve continually thinks of his team members and their wellbeing.  Whether it’s organized company events or closing the office early for holidays, to advances, loans and other accommodations for team members in need, Steve is always there for his team.  He engenders loyalty from his team and he’s easy to ‘get behind’ in his endeavors.”  The company’s CFO says Gordon makes employee wellbeing a priority, pointing to his decision to absorb health care premium increases following the pandemic.  A marketing associate who has been with the company for two decades says Gordon is tuned into what is going on in the office and with employees.  “Having a leader who is deeply invested in the company culture, celebrates victories, and provides unwavering support during challenging times significantly impacts the overall work environment and employee morale.”

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