Awards and Recognition

WinnCompanies is fortunate to consistently earn the highest honors from local, state and national industry groups for its leadership. Here is a short list of the awards and recognition that we have won for demonstrating a passion for excellence in our property development, property management and professional performance.

2016

  • NAA Hall of Fame

    WinnCompanies Chief Operating Officer William Wollinger was honored for his service to the National Apartment Association at the 2016 NAA Educational Conference in San Francisco in June.

  • NAHMA Vanguard Award

    777 Main Street in Hartford, Connecticut received the 2016 National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Vanguard Award for "Major Rehabilitation of a Non-housing Structure".

  • NAA "Community of the Year" Award

    Tierra Vista Communities at Peterson Air Force Base, serving active duty United States Air Force members and their families, received the coveted "Community of the Year" award.

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  • NAHMA Industry Statesman Award

    WinnCompanies Chief Operating Officer William Wollinger recognized for many years of outstanding leadership and service to the affordable housing industry.

  • NAA Excellence Awards

    Tierra Vista Comunities at Peterson Air Force Base received the Excellence Award for "Best Community, Specialty" for Military Housing while Heritage House received the "Energy Reduction Award".

  • NAHMA Communities of Quality Award

    WinnResidential honored for having the most properties to earn Community of Quality distinction.

  • MultiFamily Executive Awards

    WinnDevelopment’s Loft Five50 in Lawrence, Massachusetts received MFE’s “Adaptive Reuse Project of the Year” award.

2015

  • NAHMA Vanguard Award

    The adaptive reuse of Voke Lofts, in Worcester, MA, won honors for Major Rehab of a Non-Housing Structure.

  • NAA Paragon Award

    Green Housing: Metro Green Apartments and Residences, Stamford, CT, won the 2015 or Best Green Housing Community.

  • NAA Paragon Award

    The Cooperatives of CharlesNewtown Housing, Inc., Charlestown, MA, won top honors as Best Affordable Housing Community.

  • NAA Paragon Award

    Fort Hood Family Housing, Ford Hood, TX, won the award for Best Military Housing Community.

  • NH&RA J. Timothy Anderson Award

    Voke Lofts in Worcester, MA, won the Timmy Award for Most Innovative Adaptive Reuse.

  • WinnDevelopment President Larry Curtis

    won the Industry Excellence Award from the Greater Boston Real Estate Board Rental Housing Association.

  • WinnCompanies Founder Arthur Winn

    recognized with the Community Leadership Award by the Boston Office of AJC (American Jewish Committee).

  • NAHMA Industry Statesman Award

    Karen Newsome recognized for many years of outstanding leadership and service to the affordable housing industry.

  • WinnMilitary Executive Vice President Doug Jones

    named as chair of the Privatized Military Housing Committee for the National Apartment Association.

  • Multi-Housing News Excellence Award

    WinnDevelopment’s Voke Lofts in Worcester, Massachusetts was honored with the MHN Excellence Award for Adaptive Reuse.

2014

  • NAHMA Vanguard Award

    Loft Five50 in Lawrence, MA recognized for the Major Rehabilitation of a Historic Structure into Affordable Rental Housing.

2013

  • Multifamily Executive (MFE) Multifamily Executive Awards

    Loft Five50 in Lawrence, MA recognized for best Adaptive Re-use.

  • Affordable Housing Finance 9th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

    Phoenix Apartments in Providence, RI recognized as the Nation’s Best Development Finalist for Preservation.

  • Affordable Housing Finance 9th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards

    97 Crooke Ave in Brooklyn, NY recognized as the Nation’s Best Development Finalist for Special-Needs.

  • Multi Housing News (MHN) Excellence Silver Award

    Loft Five50 in Lawrence, MA awarded for Best New Development Adaptive Reuse category.

  • Affordable Housing Finance Young Leaders

    Elizabeth Fish for helping to build an organization and ushering in new ways of delivering affordable housing, Boston, MA.

  • NAAEI William W. Wollinger Leadership Scholarship

    William Wollinger Scholarship for Veterans Working in the Apartment Industry, Boston, MA.

  • NAAEI ‘Get Reel’ Career Video Challenge

    Kelly Tabolt winner of the “Get Reel” Career Video Challenge, Fort Drum, NY.

2012

  • NMHC Project of the Year

    Oliver Lofts in Boston, MA recognized as Best in the Mixed Income Housing category.

  • NAHMA Vanguard Award

    Castle Square in Boston, MA recognized for Major Rehabilitation of a Historic Structure into Affordable Rental Housing.

  • Boston Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award

    Gilbert Winn, CEO of WinnCompanies, is honored as a recipient of the 15th Annual "40 Under 40" Award, Boston, MA.

  • NAAEI Paragon Award Lazarus

    Luna awarded Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician of the Year, Worcester, MA.

  • NAAEI Paragon Award Francisco

    Camacho awarded Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician of the Year, Burlington, MA.

  • NAAEI Paragon Award

    Andrew Lund recognized as Leasing Professional of the Year, Broad Brook, CT.

  • CAA Mark of Distinction Awards

    Property Manager Tamera Richmond and Assistant Manager Khoune Sivongxay are honored with Mark of Distinction Awards, Fresno, CA.

2011

  • RHA Communities of Excellence Award

    Forest Park Apartments in Springfield, MA awarded Specialty Community of the Year, Affordable Housing.

  • NAHMA Vanguard Award

    City Arts Apartments in Baltimore, MD recognized for New Construction into Affordable Rental Housing.

  • Connecticut Apartment Association (CTAA) Property Manager of the Year

    Andrew Lund, Property Manager of Mill Pond Village, Broad Brook, CT.

  • NAAEI Apartment Career and Education Award (ACE)

    William Wollinger recognized for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Apartment Career Development, Boston, MA.

2010

  • The Boston Globe Top 100 Places to Work in Massachusetts

    WinnCompanies recognized as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in Massachusetts amongst the top mid-sized employers in Massachusetts.

  • NAHMA Vanguard Award

    The Hollander Foundation Center in Hartford, CT recognized for Major Rehabilitation of a Historic Structure into Affordable Rental Housing.

  • California Apartment Association Community of the Year

    Maplewood Apartments in Fresno, CA recognized with a Mark of Distinction.

  • AHMA-NCNH Industry Excellence Award

    Jill Ashley recognized for Outstanding Achievement by an Affordable Housing Professional, Chico, CA.

  • RHA Professional Achievement Award

    Michelle Tomassetti awarded Regional Marketing Director of the Year, Lowell, MA.

  • CA AA Administrative Assistant of the Year

    Theresa Ramos awarded for Outstanding Hard Work and Determination Invested in her Job, Fresno, CA.

  • NAHMA Industry Achievement Award

    Karen Newsome awarded for outstanding achievement in the field of affordable housing and compliance, Boston, MA.

2009

  • NAHMA Community of Quality Award

    Foxwell Memorial Apartments in Dorchester, MA awarded for Exemplary Development for Residents with Special Needs.

  • NH&RA J.Timothy Anderson Award

    Lofts at Lower Mills in Dorchester, MA awarded for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation.

  • NAHMA Community of Quality Award

    Cobbett Hill in Lynn, MA awarded for Exemplary Family Development.

  • NAA Paragon Award

    Loft 27 in Lowell, MA awarded for Best Historic Mid/High Rise Market Rate Community of the Year.

  • NAAEI Paragon Award

    Shannon Birtwell awarded for Leasing Professional of the Year, Melrose, MA.

  • NEAHMA Professional of the Year Award

    Maria Oymaian recognized for Devotion, Commitment, and Service to the affordable housing industry, Boston, MA.

2008

  • Multifamily Executive Military Project of the Year

    Army Hawaii Family Housing in Oahu, HI awarded for Exemplary Service.

  • NH&RA J.Timothy Anderson Award

    Whalers Place in New Bedford, MA awarded for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation.

  • NH&RA J.Timothy Anderson Award

    The Apartments at Boott Mills in Lowell, MA awarded for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation.

  • AHMA Manager of the Year

    Lisa Wise recognized for outstanding Service in Development and Operation of multifamily affordable housing, Bakersfield, CA.

  • NH&RA Vision Award

    Larry Curtis awarded for his invaluable Contributions in Providing Affordable Apartments to thousands of MA families, Boston, MA.

  • RHA Professional Achievement Award

    Adriana Guzzo awarded Regional Marketing Director of the Year, Boston, MA.