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Cedar Crest Claims Top Spot on NJ.Com 2019 Top Workplaces List

June 17, 2019

Cedar Crest, a developed and managed Erickson Living retirement community in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, claimed the top spot on the 2019 Top Workplaces list in the large company category. In addition, Cedar Crest won the "Meaningful Impact" award.

"Cedar Crest is honored to be ranked the Top Workplace in New Jersey and to win the 'Meaningful Impact' award," said Executive Director Todd DeLaney.  "At Cedar Crest, employees experience a purposeful career where their contributions have a meaningful impact on the lives of seniors and their families. Supporting a committed, diverse, and engaged team is essential for creating a community that is a great place to live and work." 

The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

"Top Workplaces is more than just recognition," said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. "Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results. Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement."

"Becoming a Top Workplace isn't something organizations can buy," Claffey said. "It's an achievement organizations have worked for and a distinction that gives them a competitive advantage. It's a big deal."

Cedar Crest employs more than 1,000 full- and part-time employees. Employee benefits include tuition reimbursement, 401k, paid time off, comprehensive medical benefits, on-site employee health and wellness centers, employee discount programs, and much more. For more information about Cedar Crest and Erickson Living careers, visit

Cedar Crest is a not-for-profit organization, developed and managed by Erickson Living®. The community is governed by its own board of directors affiliated with National Senior Campuses, who provide independent financial and operational oversight of the community. 

About Cedar Crest

About Cedar Crest: Cedar Crest, one of 20 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 130-acre campus in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. The not-for-profit community of more than 1,800 residents and 1,000 employees is governed by its own board of directors, affiliated with National Senior Campuses, who provide independent financial and operational oversight of the community. Additional information about Cedar Crest can be found at

About Energage, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, Pa., Energage is a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools that help leaders to unlock potential, inspire performance, and achieve amazing results within their organizations. The research partner behind the Top Workplaces program, Energage has surveyed more than 57,000 organizations representing well over 19 million employees in the United States.