– Bringing company core values to life by rewarding valued associates –


PARSIPPANY, N.J. – July 2, 2012— Planned Companies, a leader in the janitorial, maintenance, security, and concierge services industry, held its “A Player” Associate Recognition Event on Friday, June 22, 2012. The event took place in the O.R.A.C.L.E. training center at the Planned Companies headquarters in Parsippany, NJ and provided a memorable experience for the staff.

The Associate Recognition Event was created to recognize and reward all of the company’s “A Players” which have been hand-selected by their Operations Managers for their dedication and work ethic. The gathering featured various raffles, recognition gifts, and a catered company lunch – to tell the associates “Thank You for All You Do”. Planned’s President & CEO, Robert Francis, delivered a heart-felt, motivational speech to “A Players” and then distributed “A Player” service pins to the field associates to proudly display on their uniform lapels.


“Rewarding and motivating our associates is an essential part of our corporate culture here at Planned Companies, and we find that a little appreciation goes a long way. This event was a wonderful way to say “Thank You” to our valued associates and it makes me proud to know our Recognition Program motivates them to strive to be the very best, in turn providing our clients with the highest level of customer service,” says Robert Francis, President & CEO of Planned Companies.

In addition to holding recognition events such as this one, Planned also offers it associates the “Living Our Core Recognition Program” which provides opportunities to recognize, reward, and thank its valued associates on a daily basis, who demonstrate one or more of the company’s core values: Integrity, Teamwork, Continuous Improvement/ Never Being Complacent, and Exceptional Customer Service. Associates who go above and beyond their everyday job responsibilities to make outstanding contributions are awarded through this program.



About Planned Companies
Planned Companies is an industry leading real estate service organization, providing janitorial, maintenance, security guard and concierge/doorman solutions throughout the Northeast. Planned’s growth is fueled by its ability to consistently exceed client expectations and deliver on its service promise. Planned Companies is comprised of three professional real estate service divisions: Planned Building Services, Inc. – Planned Security Services, Inc. and Planned Lifestyle Services, Inc. Through its three divisions, Planned serves a wide array of clients, including corporate, residential (rental, condo and co-op), commercial and retail properties across seven (7) states – Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

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