Industry Accolades

  • Recognition for Innovation

    From the beginning, Yardi Systems has been the recipient of numerous industry honors and awards. Below are a selection of some of our more recent accolades.

  • Corporate Awards

    2014 Realcomm Real Estate Digital Innovation (Digie) Award for Voyager 7S

    Yardi Voyager 7S, our flagship property management system, won the 2014 Realcomm Digie award in the Real Estate Technology Innovation category. Voyager 7S moves the bar forward on property management software with its integrated ecosystem of front- and back-office business solutions with full mobility and cross-browser compatibility. The Digie award acknowledges Yardi’s continued commitment to advancing real estate technology. Realcomm Commercial Real Estate Digital Innovation (Digie) Awards are presented annually to groundbreaking commercial real estate companies, individuals, and solution providers.

    2013 Realcomm Real Estate Digital Innovation (Digie) Award for Commercial Leasing Pad™

    Yardi Commercial Leasing Pad™, an end-to-end mobile leasing and tenant support solution, received the 2013 Digie for Most Innovative Technology in the Real Estate Technology Innovation category.

    2012 Realcomm Real Estate Digital Innovation (Digie) Award for Orion™ Business Intelligence

    The new Yardi Orion™ Business Intelligence platform was recognized with the 2012 Digie in the Real Estate Technology Innovation category as “a groundbreaking concept that promises an unprecedented level of integration”.

    2012 ALFA Best of the Best Awards, Technology Adoption Category

    Yardi Systems and Pathway Senior Living were awarded an Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) Best of the Best Award for developing technology to significantly simplify and automate management of Medicaid billing for Pathway communities offering a Medicaid option. Medicaid billing and coding is a complex process, and the Yardi/Pathway Medicaid billing solution reduces the amount of time and effort applied to this function and provides a greater assurance of accuracy across state Medicaid programs. The ALFA Best of the Best awards recognize innovative new programs and services that are creating the future of senior living. Awards are given in eight categories of operational excellence; both senior living provider companies and companies offering products and services to senior living communities are eligible.

    2009 Realcomm Real Estate Digital Innovation (Digie) Award for contributions to business process automation

    Yardi was honored with a 2009 Digie in the Best Use of Technology — Real Estate Transaction category for our collaboration with Cushman & Wakefield. The award cited Yardi’s leadership in the development of software solutions for the global exchange of real estate data and contributions to business process automation.

    2008 Realcomm Real Estate Digital Innovation (Digie) Award for pioneering an integrated procurement and invoice processing system

    In 2008, Yardi and partners rCash, SiteStuff, Cambridge Solutions, and Bank of America earned the Best Technology — Real Estate Transaction award for pioneering an integrated procurement and invoice processing system that helps promote sustainability for their client CB Richard Ellis.

  • Individual Awards

    Realcomm Top 35 People to Watch

    The Realcomm Top 35 People to Watch list identifies those people who are at the intersection of commercial real estate, corporate real estate, and technology and have demonstrated a willingness to go the extra length. Criteria for the award include 21st-century vision, persistence, patience, and willingness to fail. Recipients are recognized for achievements in enhancing the tenant experience, automating buildings, promoting paperless transactions, and fostering efficient, flexible, sustainable, and reusable design.

    • 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006: Anant Yardi, CEO & Founder
    • 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2007: Brad Setser, Vice President of Marketing
    • 2005: Peter Altobelli, General Manager of Canadian Operations

    Inman News’ Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders List

    In 2010, company CEO and Founder Anant Yardi, and Senior Vice President of Point2 Saul Klein, were named to the prestigious Inman Top 100 List in the Technology category. The Inman 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders List recognizes individuals whose “ingenuity, strength, conviction, power, and persistence are driving change” in the real estate industry”.

    Realcomm Digital Impact Award

    Part of the prestigious Digie Awards, this honor is presented to “outstanding individuals who have consistently demonstrated tenacity and persistence in promoting technological innovation in our industry”.

    • 2009: Brad Setser, Vice President of Marketing, earned a Digital Impact Award citing his tireless focus on relevant industry solutions and customer satisfaction, his consistent promotion of industry innovation, and his devotion to raising the bar of industry practices.
    • 2004: Anant Yardi, CEO & Founder, received the Digital Impact Award praising him as “visionary in respect to automation systems and the resultant benefits in property operations”.

    South Coast Business and Technology Awards Entrepreneur of the Year

    In 2007, Anant Yardi was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the South Coast Business and Technology Awards committee for his demonstrated success with outstanding entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership in the fields of business and technology. The South Coast Business and Technology Awards were inaugurated in 1995 to “honor individuals and companies who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to ensuring the economic vitality of the South Coast of Santa Barbara County”.

    NAHMA Membership Recruitment Award

    In both 2005 and 2006, Mark Livanec, Director of Affordable Housing and PHA Sales, was awarded the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Membership Recruitment Award for his recruiting achievements. This award is given annually to a NAHMA member who leads in new-member recruitment for the previous 12-month period. This awards program honors individual lifetime achievement, outstanding individual leadership in several categories, and outstanding partnership organizations.

    MITS Professional Appreciation Award

    The award was presented to outstanding individuals from companies participating in the Multifamily Information and Transactions Standards (MITS) initiative. The MITS initiative is an internationally recognized data standards effort to support systems integration, information management, and automated data exchange for the multifamily housing industry. Award recipients are honored for their “leadership in, and commitment to, the development and implementation of apartment industry data standards”.

    • 2007: Deborah Brown, Development Manager for Standard Interfaces
    • 2005: Tamara Berndt, Residential Product Manager of Yardi Voyager property and asset management software

    Multi-Housing News Hall of Fame

    For several years, Multi-Housing News (MHN) released an annual list of the “Dozen Who Make a Difference”—key figures who have had the greatest impact on the real estate industry over the past year. In 2004, MHN introduced its Hall of Fame listing, reserved for those figures who have “shaped the industry in a profound way, not just for one year or five, but for a decade or more”. That year, Anant Yardi, Founder and CEO of Yardi Systems, Inc., was inducted into the MHN Hall of Fame as one of the individuals who have had the greatest continuing impact on the real estate industry.