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Equity Residential

Creating communities where people thrive.™

Chicago, Illinois







Founded year


Real Estate & Construction


Mission & purpose

Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded owners and operators of high-quality rental apartment properties and we were one of the first real estate firms included in the S&P 500. At Equity Residential, our Purpose is Creating Communities Where People Thrive. Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Total Wellbeing are key drivers in our commitment to creating the best apartment communities for people to live, work, and play. Our portfolio of approximately 78,000 apartments in Boston, New York, Washington D.C, Southern California, San Francisco, Seattle and Denver is focused in urban and high-density suburban locations. Our employees -- about 2,600 strong -- are really good at what they do, work hard and enjoy the ride, appreciate the community at large and value the contributions of others. At Equity, we take pride in providing a culture where employees can be themselves and be heard and where our residents Live Remarkably.