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KBE Named a Top Workplace in CT

Hartford Courant Top Workplaces event celebration, 2019

Farmington, CT – KBE Building Corporation was named one of The Hartford Courant’s Top Workplaces in Connecticut for 2020. Out of the 48 companies that were named, KBE ranked 18th.

KBE hosted a veterans BBQ lunch as part of the firm’s 50 Ways to Make a Difference philanthropic program, 2019.

Companies are recognized solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey.

“We’re proud each time that KBE is honored as one of the Courant’s Top Workplaces,” said Michael Kolakowski, KBE president and CEO. “Our employees are the backbone of what we do and how we’re able to provide superior services for our clients…”


The firm’s corporation philanthropic program, 50 Ways to Make a Difference, is frequently cited as a main source of satisfaction by KBE employees. Established in 2009, 50 Ways has helped to donate more than $3.4 million and 16,000 volunteer hours to charitable causes benefitting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.

Gift of Gobble, the “main event” for the firm’s 50 Ways to Make a Difference philanthropic program, 2019

This year marks the fifth time KBE was named a Top Workplace. Previous years include 2013, 2016, 2018, and 2019.