Valencia , CA
Overall Rank for 2013: 95
General manager: Gary Pilikyan
Full-time employees: 89
2012 new-vehicle sales: 1,797, up 10%
Benefit highlight: Valencia BMW supports several organizations including Carousel Ranch, which provides equestrian therapy for disabled children, and the Repertory East Playhouse, a professional equity theater that provides live entertainment. The dealership also sponsors local schools and sports organizations.
Cool perk: Managers sometimes surprise employees by providing meals.
Pilikyan on showing employees that they are valued: "Our management team is responsive to employee concerns and comfort. If a team member is having a difficult time with anything, the managers and other team members do whatever they can to provide support and guidance, and there is a great sense of camaraderie among the staff members."