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Great Place to Work and Fortune Name JM Family Enterprises One of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For

For the 20th consecutive year, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a $15.1 billion diversified automotive company, has been named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune.

“We are honored to have once again been named as one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For,” said Colin Brown, chairman and CEO of JM Family. “While our inclusion as a part of this list is always humbling, it is even more meaningful this year, as we celebrate our 50th anniversary. Jim Moran instilled an associate-first philosophy that serves as the foundation of our company’s culture. It is the key to who we are as an organization and drives every decision we make at JM Family.”

JM Family ranked No. 51 on the 2018 list, which is based on survey responses from associates rating their corporate culture and experiences on 50-plus elements of the workplace. These include trust in managers, compensation, fairness, camaraderie and workplace traits linked to innovation.

This year marks the 21th anniversary of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, and 2018 winners continue to show that a high-trust culture for all fuels better business results. Great Place to Work research shows that list winners keep outperforming the stock market, beating industry rivals when it comes to talent retention and demonstrating higher levels of productivity than peers.

“The 2018 100 Best are true leaders,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “In the face of competition, change, and financial constraints, they consistently prioritize building the trust, pride, and camaraderie that fuels business performance. And they’re doing it at scale for everyone, regardless of who they are or what they do for the organization.”

To see the full list of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, click here.

The 100 Best Companies is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on associate feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. During 2017, JM Family also was ranked as a Best Workplace for Millennials (No. 20) and for Women (No. 49) by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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About JM Family Enterprises, Inc.:
JM Family Enterprises, Inc., founded by Jim Moran in 1968, is marking its milestone anniversary during 2018 with a 50 Years of Family celebration. Over the course of its 50-year history, JM Family has grown from a mere 11 associates into a $15.1 billion diversified automotive corporation with more than 4,200 associates and is currently ranked No. 20 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies. It is also ranked No. 55 by FORTUNE® as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, its 19th consecutive year on the list.
 
Its primary subsidiaries include: Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles; JM&A Group, one of the leading independent providers of finance and insurance (F&I) products in the automotive industry; World Omni Financial Corp., a diversified financial services company; and JM Lexus. Headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla., JM Family has major U.S. operations in Jacksonville and Margate, Fla.; Commerce and Alpharetta, Ga.; Mobile, Ala.; and St. Louis, Mo. Interact with JM Family at Facebook.com/JMFamilyEnterprises.
 
About The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For®
Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 310,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations with more than 1,000 employees. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com.
 
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.
 
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