Awards & Accolades

Dominium receives awards and recognition from the real estate industry and from residents in the communities we serve.

Deloitte US Best Managed Company 2020 Honoree

Dominium joins hundreds of private companies around the world that have earned this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates four key criteria in their management skills and practices—strategy, execution, culture and financials. 

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Affordable Housing Finance (AHF)

Each year Affordable Housing Finance magazine recognizes top companies in the affordable housing industry:

Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners

Placed 2nd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2020
Placed 2nd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2019
Placed 2nd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2018
Placed 2nd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2017
Placed 2nd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2016
Placed 2nd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2015
Placed 6th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2014
Placed 5th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2013
Placed 5th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2012
Placed 8th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2011
Placed 9th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2010
Placed 10th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in 2009

Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers

Placed 3rd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers in 2020
Placed 5th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers in 2019
Placed 3rd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers in 2018
Placed 3rd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers in 2017
Placed 6th in Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers in 2016
Placed 22nd in Top 50 Affordable Housing Developers in 2015

Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs

Placed 2nd in Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2020
Placed 1st in Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2019
Placed 1st in Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2018
Placed 1st in Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2017
Placed 5th in Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2016
Placed 10th in Top 10 Companies Completing Substantial Rehabs in 2015

Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions

Placed 8th in Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2019
Placed 5th in Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2019
Placed 6th in Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2018
Placed 6th in Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2017
Placed 6th in Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2016
Placed 3rd in Top 10 Companies Completing Acquisitions in 2015

Multi-housing Achievement in Design, Advertising, & Community Support (MADACS)

MADACS recognizes owners and associates who have made significant contributions to multi-housing marketing and management through exemplary achievements. Team members and properties regularly receive recognition in areas such as maintenance, marketing, site staff, and outstanding resident service. Here are the 2020 winners:

Award Award Recipient
*Leasing Consultant Crystal Adcox | Essex Park Villages
Assistant Manager Alex Holerud | The Legends of Woodbury
Assistant Manager Lisa Senden | Landings at Silver Lake Village
Assistant Manager Griffin Buhman | A-Mill Artists Lofts
Community Manager: Market Rate Maggie Goldstein | Landings at Silver Lake Village
Community Manager: Affordable Katie Kobe | Willow Wood Estates
Community Manager: Affordable Rachael Linn | Schmidt Artist Lofts
Community Manager: Affordable Michele McDowell | Somerset Properties
*Corporate Support Staff Meg Tibbs
Corporate Support Staff Janice Dennie
*Team: General Members Schmidt Artists Lofts
Complete/Total Building Renovation Village Green
Overall Marketing Campaign: Individual Property Union Flats
Property Excellence: Best New Development (Affordable) 1500 Nicollet
Property Excellence: Best New Development (Affordable) Bluffs at Liberty Glen

National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100

The NAHMA Affordable 100 comprises the largest affordable multifamily property management companies, ranked by affordable unit counts.

Placed 6th in NAHMA Affordable 100 in 2021
Placed 5th in NAHMA Affordable 100 in 2020
Placed 6th in NAHMA Affordable 100 in 2019
Placed 6th in NAHMA Affordable 100 in 2018
Placed 10th in NAHMA Affordable 100 in 2017
Placed 13th in NAHMA Affordable 100 in 2016

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Pillars of the Industry

2019 Best Repositioning/Redevelopment of a Multifamily Community - Lakecrest Village

2018 Best Adaptive Reuse Community - Millworks Lofts

2017 Multifamily Development Firm of the Year

2016 Multifamily Community of the Year - A-Mill Artist Lofts

National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)

Top 50 Largest Apartment Owners

Placed 31st in Top 50 Largest Apartment Owners in 2021
Placed 27th in Top 50 Largest Apartment Owners in 2020
Placed 28th in Top 50 Largest Apartment Owners in 2019
Placed 34th in Top 50 Largest Apartment Owners in 2018
Placed 42nd in Top 50 Largest Apartment Owners in 2017

Top 50 Largest Apartment Managers 

Placed 47th in Top 50 Largest Apartment Managers in 2021
Placed 44th in Top 50 Largest Apartment Managers in 2020
Placed 42nd in Top 50 Largest Apartment Managers in 2019

Top 25 Largest Apartment Developers 

Dominium placed 7th in Top 25 Largest Apartment Developers of 2021
Dominium placed 19th in Top 25 Largest Apartment Developers of 2019

Top 25 Largest Builders

Dominium placed 11th in Top 25 Largest Builders of 2021
Dominium placed 24th in Top 25 Largest Builders of 2019

St. Louis Apartment Association Rising Star Awards

Dominium owns and operates several apartment communities in and around downtown St. Louis. For many years Dominium team members have been recognized for their achievements in areas such as social awareness, maintenance, and overall property management.

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Dominium was founded in 1972, and has emerged to become one of the nation’s fastest growing developers, owners, and managers of affordable housing. The company provides development, property management, and consulting services.