Recognizing Excellence

We are pleased to be acknowledged with a great number of industry awards and consider this to be a direct result of the hard work and dedication of our valued employees.

2018

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) – Finalist in the Multi-Family Pillars of the Industry Award – Best Resident Services – Peter Sanborn Place, Reading, MA
New England Family Business Magazine Editorial Board – Family Business Exchange Award
Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston

  • GOLD PRISM Award – Customer Service Professional of the Year – Peter Sanborn Place, Reading, MA
  • GOLD PRISM Award – Best Logo of the Year – The Residences at Lincoln Park Phase III – 55+, Dartmouth, MA
  • GOLD PRISM Award – Best Affordable Community – The Residences at Lincoln Park, Dartmouth, MA
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) Industry Awards

  • President’s Award – Lynne Sales
  • Certified Green Professional of the Year (CGPM) – Mark Regan
  • NAHMS of the Year – Mark Regan
  • NAHP-e Executive of the Year – Laurie McGrath
  • Maintenance Professional of the Year – Hector Castro
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA)

  • Regional Community of Quality (COQ) Award – Exemplary Development for the Elderly – Peter Sanborn Place, Reading, MA
  • Regional Community of Quality (COQ) Award – Exemplary Development for Residents with Special Needs – The Saunders School, Lawrence, MA
State Department of Veterans Affairs – Community Advocate Award – Howard Apartments, Brockton, MA
Rental Housing Association (RHA) – Community of Excellence Award – Affordable Military Category – Bedford Green Apartments, Bedford, MA
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – Landscape Contest – Urban Category

  • 1st Place Winner, $1-$5,000 – Victory Gardens, E. Boston, MA
  • Honorable Mention, $1-$5,000 – Chelsea Village, Chelsea, MA
  • 1st Place Winner, $5,001+ – Camfield Estates, Boston, MA
  • Honorable Mention, $5,001+ – Blue Elm United Estates, Dorchester, MA
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – ARM® of the Year Award – Christine DiBella, The Moorings at Squantum Gardens, Quincy, MA
Glassdoor – Top CEOs – Employees’ Choice – U.S. Small Business Companies – Karen Fish-Will and Melissa Fish-Crane
Mass-ALA – Outstanding Achievement in Sales & Marketing – Marketing Manager, Tabitha Jones, Zelma Lacey House, Charlestown, MA
Springfield Preservation Trust (SPT) – Preservation Award – general restoration of the building to reflect its architectural and cultural heritage – Memorial Square Apartments, Springfield, MA
National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100 – Peabody Properties ranked #59 out of 100 – The nation’s largest affordable multifamily property management companies ranked by subsidized unit counts
Outstanding Women in Family Business – Family Business Association

2017

National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) – National Community of Quality Award in the Exemplary Family Development Category – Powdermill Village, Westfield, MA
Glassdoor – Best Places To Work – Employees’ Choice – Ranked 43 of 50 Top Small and Medium Companies
The Boston Globe – Top Places To Work in Massachusetts – Ranked 19 of 35 for Large Companies
MassHousing – Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MBE/WBE) – Multi-Million dollar MBE and Million Dollar WBE Expenditure Achievement
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – Boston Chapter #4 – Karen Fish-Will and Melissa Fish-Crane, 2017 Professional Women of the Year

Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – Landscape Contest – Suburban Category

  • 1st Place Winner, $1,000-$5,000 – Mill Pond, Littleton, MA
  • 3rd Place Winner, $1,000-$5,000 – Lamplighter Village, Canton, MA
  • 1st Place Winner, $5,000+ – Congregational Retirement Homes, Melrose, MA

New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) Industry Awards

  • Certified Green Professional of the Year (CGPM) – Mark Dubos
  • Maintenance Professional of the Year – Dusanka Caus
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) – Regional Community of Quality (COQ) Award – Exemplary Family Development Category – Powdermill Village, Westfield, MA
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) – Finalist in the Multi-Family Pillars of the Industry Award – Veterans Housing Category – Bedford Green Apartments, Bedford, MA

Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston

  • GOLD PRISM Award – Community Spirit Category – Peabody Resident Services Coordinators, Pynchon/Edgewater Apartments, Springfield MA
  • GOLD PRISM Award – Rising Star of the Year: Associate – Elizabeth Merzigian, Facilities Manager
  • SILVER PRISM Award – Best Mixed-Use Community – Harbor Place Residences, Haverhill, MA
Banker & Tradesman – Women of Fire (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate) as the best and brightest women in their industries – Karen Fish-Will, CEO and Melissa Fish-Crane, COO
Wicked Local Readers Choice Award – Honorable Mention for Retirement Living Facility – The Moorings at Squantum Gardens, Quincy, MA
National Apartment Association (NAA) – Excellence Award for an Affordable Community – The Lofts at 30 Pine, Gardner, MA
Annual New England Resident Service Coordinator Conference – Excellence in Service Award – Resident Services Manager, Jacquelyn Larivee
National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100 – Peabody Properties ranked #55 out of 100 – The nation’s largest affordable multifamily property management companies ranked by subsidized unit counts

2016

Commonwealth of Massachusetts – Governor’s Citation in recognition of being a key partner in producing and preserving affordable and mixed-income housing throughout the Commonwealth over the past 30 years since enactment of the LIHTC Program.
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – 2nd Place Winner Landscape Contest, Suburban Category $1,000 – $5,000 – Little Neck Village, Marion, MA
MassHousing – Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MBE/WBE) – Multi-Million dollar MBE and Million Dollar WBE Expenditure Achievement
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) Industry Awards

  • National Affordable Housing Executive Professional of the Year (NAHP-e) – Kristin Pine
  • Certified Green Professional of the Year (CGPM) – Scott Ployer
  • Nationally Accredited Housing Maintenance Supervisor of the Year (NAHMS) – Jose Brandao
  • Property Management Professional of the Year – Barbara Schmidt-Castro
  • Resident Services Professional of the Year – Marth North
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) – Regional Community of Quality (COQ) Award – Exemplary Elderly Development Category – The Moorings at Squantum Gardens, Quincy, MA
Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston

  • GOLD PRISM Award – Best Affordable Community Category – The Residences at Lincoln Park, Dartmouth, MA; The Lofts at 30 Pine, Gardner, MA
  • SILVER PRISM Award – Best Affordable Community Category – 86 Dummer Street Apartments, Brookline, MA
  • SILVER PRISM Award – Best 50+ Category – Bedford Green, Bedford, MA
  • GOLD PRISM Award – Customer Service Professional – Alan Rias, Braintree Village RSC
  • GOLD PRISM Award – Community Spirit Category – Peabody Resident Service Coordinators
Rental Housing Association (RHA) – Community of Excellence Award – Affordable Specialty Category – The Lofts at 30 Pine, Gardner, MA
Annual New England Resident Service Coordinator Conference – Excellence in Service Award – Regional RSC, Joan Lyman
National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100 – Peabody Properties ranked #50 out of 100 – The nation’s largest affordable multifamily property management companies ranked by subsidized unit counts
National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) – National Community of Quality Award in the Exemplary Elderly Development Category – Roger’s Hall Apartments, Lowell, MA

2015

MassHousing – Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MBE/WBE) – Multi-Million dollar MBE and Million Dollar WBE Expenditure Achievement
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – 3rd Place Winner Landscape Contest, Suburban Category $5,001 & Up – Framingham Green Apartments, MA
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA)

  • National Affordable Housing Executive Professional of the Year (NAHP-e) – Melissa Fish-Crane
  • Certified Green Professional of the Year (CGPM) – Elizabeth Merzigian
  • Maintenance Professional of the Year – John Thing
  • Resident Service Professional of the Year – Lisa Gagne
Multifamily Executive Awards (MFE) – Project of the Year – Military, Grand Category – Valley Brook Village, Basking Ridge, NJ
Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston

  • GOLD PRISM Award – Community Spirit Category – Valley Brook Village, Basking Ridge, NJ
  • GOLD PRISM Award – 50 + Category – Benfield Farms, Carlisle, MA
  • GOLD PRISM Award – Best Customer Service – Lisa Gagne, Resident Service Coordinator
Rental Housing Association (RHA)

  • Community of Excellence – Less Than Five Years Category – Charlesview Residences, Brighton, MA
  • Community of Excellence – Specialty Affordable Housing Category – Pleasant Street Apartments, Beverly, MA
  • Professional Achievement – Regional Manager Category – Scott Chakoutis
NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Award – Best Resident Services at an Affordable Apartment Community Category – Charlesview Residences, Brighton, MA
B’nai B’rith Housing – 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award – Karen Fish-Will, Principal and CEO, for remarkable leadership in the real estate industry and for providing quality affordable housing
NAA Paragon Award – Excellence in the rental housing industry – 225 Centre Street Apartments, Jamaica Plain, MA
Asian American Civic Association – “Employer Partner Award” – Commitment to graduates of the Building Energy Efficient Maintenance Skills Program
NAHMA Affordable 100 – Peabody Properties ranked #51 out of 100 – The nation’s largest affordable multifamily property management companies ranked by subsidized unit counts
NAHMA – Affordable Housing Vanguard Award – New Construction Under 100 Units Category – Valley Brook Village, Basking Ridge, NJ
Annual New England Resident Service Coordinator Conference – Excellence in Service Award – RSC, Misty Pisani, Charlesview Residences, Brighton, MA

2014

The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) – National Community of Quality Award in the Exemplary Elderly Development Category – Little Neck Village, Marion, MA
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)

  • 2nd Place Winner Landscape Contest, Suburban Category $5,001 & Up – Barstow Village, Hanover, MA
  • 2nd Place Winner Landscape Contest, Urban Category $2,001 & Up – The Moorings at Squantum Gardens, Quincy, MA
MassHousing – Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MBE/WBE) – Multi-Million dollar MBE and Million Dollar WBE Expenditure Achievement
Rental Housing Association (RHA)

  • Community of Excellent Award – New-Less than 5 Years Category – 225 Centre Street Apartments, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Professional Achievement – Leasing Consultant Category – Alyson Walsh
  • Professional Achievement – Regional Manager Category – John McKee
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA)

  • Resident Services Professional of the Year – Lynne Sales
  • National Affordable Housing Professional of the Year – Patricia Juba
  • Nationally Accredited Maintenance Supervisor of the Year – David DeMello
  • Nationally Accredited Housing Maintenance Technician of the Year – Dominic LaMarca
  • New England Community of Quality Award – Outstanding Turnaround of a Troubled Property – Charlesview Residences, Boston, MA
  • New England Community of Quality Award – Exemplary Development for Residents with Special Needs – Saunders School Apartments, Lawrence, MA
16th Annual Web Health Award – “Making the Business Case for Prevention” – Presented to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for their Smoke-Free Housing Video – featuring PPI Smoke-Free Model at Julia Martin House & 5 other PPI managed sites in JP neighborhood initiated through Boston Public Health Dept. Grant
Preservation Massachusetts’ 2014 Paul E. Tsongas Award – Property Management Category
Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition (AHTCC) – 20th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award – Honorable Mention in the Rural Housing category – Valley Brook Village, Supportive Veterans Housing, Lyons, NJ
National Coalition of Homeless Veterans & Home Depot’s Peter Dougherty Grand Prize Award – Excellence in Supportive Housing for Homeless Veterans – Valley Brook Village, Supportive Veterans Housing, Lyons, NJ
Home Depot Foundation Award – VA Hospital and VA Housing Category for Outstanding Community Garden and Outdoor Common Area – Valley Brook Village, Supportive Veterans Housing, Lyons, NJ
Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) 10th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards – Finalists for Nation’s Best Developments in (2013 – 2014) – Special Needs Category – Valley Brook Village, Supportive Veterans Housing, Lyons, NJ
Outstanding Achievement in Housing & Program Support for Veterans presented by the Central Jersey Housing Resource Valley Center – Valley Brook Village, Supportive Veterans Housing, Lyons, NJ and Community Hope, supportive services partner

2013

Boston Business Journal – Best Places to Work – Medium Company Category
MassHousing – Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MBE/WBE) – Million Dollar Expenditure Achievement
The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) – National Community of Quality Award – Exemplary Family Development Category – Pynchon Edgewater Apartments, Springfield, MA
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – 2nd Place/Honorable Mention Landscape Contest, Suburban Category $5,000 & Up – Mill Pond Apartments, Littleton, MA
Homes for Families and UMass Boston’s Center for Social Policy: Looking Forward to the Journey’s End: Honor Roll of Change Agent: Preventing and Addressing Family Homelessness – Marcy Grady, Resident Service Coordinator
New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) – Property Manager of the Year – Kerri D’Amico
F.A.M.I.L.Y Movement 2013 President’s Signature Event – Corporate Community Sponsor – “Housewarming Gifts” for formerly homeless families

2012

MassHousing Multi-Million Dollar MBE and Million Dollar WBE Achievement Award
Rental Housing Association (RHA)

  • Professional Achievement Categories, Regional Property Manager Rob Crowley
  • Community of Excellence Award, Five to Twenty Years Category The Metropolitan, Boston, MA
Greater Boston Employment Collaborative Exemplary Employer Award, For demonstrated commitment to hiring workers with disabilities, Zelma Lacey House, Charlestown, MA
Greater Boston Employment Collaborative Annual New England Resident Service Coordinator Conference, Excellence in Service Award, Awarded to PPI RRSC based at Pynchon Edgewater, Springfield, MA. 2012

2011

The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Communities of Quality Award for having the most newly certified Communities of Quality
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) – Landscape Contest

  • 1st Place – Fairhaven Village, Fairhaven, MA
  • 2nd Place – The Moorings at Squantum Gardens, Quincy, MA
One Family Inc.’s Champions For Change Award, Honoree
MassHousing Multi-Million Dollar MBE and Million Dollar WBE Achievement Awards
Builders Association of Greater Boston-Prestigious Results In Sales and Marketing (PRISM) Gold Award – Best Marketing Event or Series of the Year, The Waterworks at Chestnut hill
The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Community of Quality Designations:

  • Adams Templeton, Dorchester, MA
  • Anchor’s Weigh , Chelsea, MA
  • Angela Westover House, Jamaica Plain, MA
  • Bedford Towers, New Bedford, MA
  • Bixby/Brockton Centre, Brockton MA
  • Borden Place, Fall River, MA
  • Braintree Village, Braintree, MA
  • The Brownstones, Boston, MA
  • Cardinal Medeiros Manor, Dorchester, MA
  • Carter Heights, Chelsea, MA
  • Christopher Columbus Plaza, Boston, MA
  • 240 Conant, Danvers, MA
  • Congregational Retirement Homes I, II, III, Melrose, MA
  • Dorchester House, Dorchester, MA
  • Fairhaven Village, Fairhaven, MA
  • The Fairways, Lakeville, MA
  • Fieldstone Apartments, Dorchester, MA
  • Framingham Green, Framingham, MA
  • Irving Square, Framingham, MA
  • Jaycee Place, Lowell, MA
  • John Boyle O’Reilly, S. Boston, MA
  • Lamplighter Village, Canton, MA
  • Leisure Tower, Lynn, MA
  • Market Mill, Lowell, MA
  • Merrimack Valley, Methuen, MA
  • The Metropolitan, Boston, MA
  • Mill Pond, Littleton, MA
  • The Millery, Beverly, MA
  • The Moorings at Squantum Gardens, Quincy, MA
  • Mt. Pleasant, Somerville, MA
  • Powdermill Village, Westfield, MA
  • Pynchon I/Pynchon II (Edgewater), Springfield, MA
  • Rita Hall, Lawrence, MA
  • Rogers Hall, Lowell, MA
  • School House Apts – Brookledge Cummins & Kenilworth Williams, Mattapan, MA
  • Seton Manor, Brighton, MA
  • Skyline Apartments, Braintree, MA
  • Taunton Woods, Taunton, MA
  • Victory Gardens, East Boston, MA
ULI’s Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Award The Hayes at Railroad Square, Haverhill, MA
MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing Nationally cited for Green Elements, service-enriched housing for seniors, and connection to the community: Julia Martin House, Jamaica Plain, MA
Annual New England Resident Service Coordinator Conference President’s Excellence Award PRSI RSC based at Fieldstone Apartments, Dorchester, MA
MassALFA’s Community Service Award Partnership with Community Work Services providing employment to persons with disabilities Zelma Lacey House, Charlestown, MA

2010

MassHousing Million Dollar MBE Achievement Award
The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association’s “TIMMY” Award Best Historic Rehabilitation Utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits for the Bourne Mill Apartments, Tiverton, R.I.
AIA Housing Award for Excellence in Residential Design The Waterworks at Chestnut Hill, Chestnut Hill, MA
Mass AlFA

  • Executive Director of the Year Award Zelma Lacey House’s Executive Director, Charlestown, MA
  • Program Innovation Award Zelma Lacey House’s Activities Director re: Intergenerational Nutrition and Cookbook Project with Residents and Local Elementary School students, Charlestown, MA
Mayor Menino’s 2010 Green Residential Award in the Conservation Category. Mishawum Park, Charlestown, MA

2009

Builder’s Choice, Grand Award Adaptive Re-Use Project. The Waterworks at Chestnut Hill, MA
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Landscape Award

  • Urban Category, 2nd Place. Kelly House, Dorchester, MA
  • Suburban Category, 2nd Place. The Moorings at Squantum Gardens, Quincy, MA
NEAHMA Community of Quality Award Best Turnaround Property – Blue Elm United Estates, Dorchester, MA
Builders Association of Greater Boston, Prestigious Results In Sales and Marketing (PRISM): Silver Award, Best Brochure – Commercial or Residential. River Village, Canton, MA
Rental Housing Association (RHA)

  • Community of Excellence Award in the Mid/High Rise, post 2000, Assisted Community Category. Zelma Lacey House, Charlestown, MA
  • Community of Excellence Award in the Garden/Townhouse, pre 1979, Assisted Community Category. Mishawum Park, Charlestown, MA
National Apartment Association (NAA) PARAGON Award Best Mid-High Rise Community for Chelsea Village, Chelsea, MA
Mass NAHRO Outstanding Agency Award for outstanding achievement in the industry, exhibited through innovative housing and community development projects, programs and services, Asher’s Path, Mashpee, MA
NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Award finalist Best Adaptive Reuse of a Condominium Community (from non-residential product to a condo community). The Museum Residences at The Waterworks at Chestnut Hill, Chestnut Hill, MA
Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) Champion for Seniors Award to Peabody Properties, Inc. honoree and staff person at Zelma Lacey House Assisted Living, Charlestown, MA