Six Bethesda Companies Make Washington Post’s List of Best Workplaces

Newspaper’s 2018 ranking is based on employee surveys


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Six Bethesda companies have made this year's Washington Post list of 150 top workplaces.

The Post surveyed more than 57,000 employees from 341 organizations about various factors related to the work environment. The top scorers included Digital Management, a Bethesda firm that employs 907 workers and has appeared on Inc. magazine’s fastest-growing companies list for 10 consecutive years, according to the Post. Digital Management was ranked No. 21 out of 30 large companies on the Post’s list

Walker & Dunlop, a real estate financing firm based in Bethesda, came in 35th place out of 55 midsize companies, and in the list of 65 smaller companies, Employee Navigator ranked No. 49; Aledade was No. 51; CoreSphere was No. 55; and Burness was No. 65.

This is the fifth year the Post has partnered with a Philadelphia-based research and consulting firm to compile a ranking of the best places to work in the D.C. region.

The highest-scoring large company overall is Appian, a software firm that employees nearly 900 people in Northern Virginia.

MedImmune in Gaithersburg; United Therapeutics in Silver Spring; and Rockville companies Emmes, Aronson, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Sparks Group, FitzGerald Financial Group, Homesnap, Payroll Network, EnCompass and MassMutual Greater Washington also made the Post list.

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