Industry Accolades

  • From the beginning, Yardi Systems has been the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades.

    In the last six years alone, Yardi and its employees have received the following honors:

  • Corporate Awards

    Best of the Best Awards – Technology Adoption Category

    Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), 2012
    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. Yardi Systems and Pathway Senior Living were awarded an 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.

    Digie Award

    RealComm, 2013 | 2012 | 2009 | 2008 | 2005 | 2004
    Realcomm Commercial Real Estate Digital Innovation (Digie) Awards are presented annually to groundbreaking commercial real estate companies, individuals, and solution providers.

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

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

    In 2009, Yardi was honored in the Best Use of Technology — Real Estate Transaction category for its 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.

    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.

    Business of the Year Award

    CA 35th Assembly District, 2006
    Company founder Anant Yardi accepted a framed proclamation from Assemblyman Pedro Nava, which characterized Yardi Systems as an exemplary small business that “empowers, encourages, and challenges its employees to work to their highest potential.” Yardi Systems was also lauded for its volunteer and philanthropic efforts to advance humanitarian causes.

    Best Provider of Property Management Software

    Apartment Finance Today, 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002
    For the sixth year in a row, Apartment Finance Today readers voted Yardi Systems as the best provider of property management software. They reported that “Yardi continues to dominate the property management software industry, as 26.4 percent of respondents reported that it was their primary software suite, a sizable jump from 21.6 percent in 2005″. View Article »

    Best Technology Provider, Property Management

    Multi-Housing News, 2008 | 2007 | 2006| 2005 | 2004
    For the fifth year in a row, Yardi Systems received the Best Property Management Software award from readers of Multi-Housing News. This summer, Multi-Housing News presented the 2008 winners of their Technology Choice Awards, which recognize those firms that “stand apart from the rest and deserve to be celebrated as the industry’s very best”.

  • Individual Awards

    Inman News' Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders List for 2010

    Company President Anant Yardi and Senior Vice President of Point2 Saul Klein have been named to the prestigious Inman News Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate List for 2010 in the Technology category.

    Digital Impact Award

    RealComm, 2009 | 2004
    Anant Yardi received the Digital Impact Award from RealComm in 2004. 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.” In 2009, Brad Setser, Vice President of Marketing at Yardi, 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.

    Entrepreneur of the Year

    South Coast Business and Technology Awards, 2007
    The Santa Barbara Foundation South Coast Business and Technology Award committee named Anant Yardi as Entrepreneur of the Year. As President and Founder of Yardi Systems, Anant was recognized for his demonstrated success with outstanding entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership in the fields of business and technology.

    Top 35 People to Watch

    RealComm, 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005
    RealComm named Anant Yardi as one of its Top 35 People to Watch in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2012. Peter Altobelli, General Manager of Yardi’s Canadian operations, was named in 2005, and Brad Setser, Yardi’s Vice President of Marketing, was honored in 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2012. The 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.

    Hall of Fame Inductee

    Multi-Housing News, 2004
    Anant Yardi, Founder and President of Yardi Systems, Inc., was recognized as one of 12 leaders who have had the greatest impact on the industry throughout 2004. The induction into the Dozen Who Make a Difference is 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.

    Membership Recruitment Award

    National Affordable Housing Management Association, 2005 | 2006
    Mark Livanec, as Director of Affordable Housing and PHA Sales, was awarded the NAHMA Membership Recruitment Award for two years in a row. 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. Mark has worked with Yardi Systems, Inc. since 1998 and is actively involved in NAHMA, regional AHMAs, NCSHA, NLHA, CARH, NAHRO, and the Campaign for Affordable Housing. He also maintains NCP-e, COS, and PHO industry certifications.

    Professional Appreciation Award

    Multifamily Information and Transactions Standards (MITS), 2005
    Tamara Berndt, as Residential Product Manager of Yardi Voyager property and asset management software, received a Professional Appreciation Award presented by David Cardwell of the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) and the Multifamily Information and Transactions Standards (MITS) group. The award was presented to outstanding individuals from companies participating in the MITS initiative. Tamara received the award in recognition of her leadership in, and commitment to, the development and implementation of apartment industry data standards.