Marquette's one of a kind culture and open door policy help to create fulfillment in the workplace. With an exceptionally low employee turnover rate of 25%, Marquette excels in staff retention and boasts an average employee tenure of eight years both onsite and at the corporate level, with many staff members exceeding a 15 year tenure. Marquette values employee fulfillment and development and understands the impact of an engaged and motivated team.
With more than 265 employees led by Jim Cunningham, Chief Operating Officer, this amazing team has developed and managed in excess of 30,000 units throughout the company's history. That number continues to grow with recent acquisitions and developments including Marquette's signature high-rise Catalyst Chicago, a 19 story building in the city's West Loop. Through Marquette's superior lease up strategies, Catalyst opened its doors being 47% pre-leased which was unprecedented in the Chicago market.
Marquette's competitive advantage is grounded in its 32 year track record of success and its reputation for supporting a culture of empowerment, encouraging property managers and regional managers to develop their own business plans and to make autonomous decisions in the best interest of both residents and owners. Understanding the synergy between the Marquette construction services division, the marketing team and the property management team, Marquette's experienced regional managers act as a conductor, bringing everything together in a seamless execution.
Marquette's unique standard of excellence attracts the best and brightest in the property management industry. The result is a value-driven company with an emphasis on quality systems, efficient operations, cutting edge innovations, legendary customer service and a genuine sense of community. The Marquette environment is fueled by growth, creativity, fulfillment and autonomy with an unwavering emphasis on personal and professional development.
Marquette was founded on experience, passion and a commitment to excellence - values which continue to guide the company today. Marquette prides itself on a strong history, dedicated employees and a unique management approach, with a focus on changing people's lives and their expectations for years to come.