Peterson employees meet in the head office boardroom   (Photo credit: Cherish Bryck)

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Peterson was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2017):

  • Peterson employees are encouraged to support initiatives in the community with paid volunteer time as well as through generous matching charitable donations (to a maximum of $2,500 per year)
  • Peterson employees may receive generous new employee referral bonuses when they successfully recruit a friend, ranging from $300 to $2,000
  • Peterson's employee social committee manages a busy social calendar throughout the year including beer and wine tasting socials, a dinner and cruise for employees and their families around Vancouver's harbour, retreats in Whistler, and a variety of fun events to celebrate holidays throughout the year
Peterson employees take a selfie at the company's annual dinner


Industry Real Estate Development and Management
Established in Canada 1959
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Victoria BC, Winnipeg MB
Full-time employees in Canada 180
Part-time employees in Canada 29
Average age of employees in Canada 42
Longest serving employee 26 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer

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