Crain's Names Response Team 1 No. 5 on Chicagoland's Fastest Growing Companies List
June 14, 2016
Response Team 1, a leading national property restoration, disaster loss recovery, and multifamily renovation company, has been named to the Crain’s Chicago Business “Fast 50” list that highlights the fastest-growing private and public companies in Chicagoland. The Wheeling, Ill.-based company ranked No. 5 on the business publication’s list based on 2,982 percent revenue growth over five consecutive years.
Each year, Crain’s Chicago Business ranks 50 Chicago-based companies that have had significant gains over a five-year period based on a combination of revenue growth and total revenue.
“This rapid growth is a result of a strategy to expand our national presence and solidify our position as a leading national property restoration and multifamily renovation company in the country,” said John M. Goense, Chairman and CEO of Response Team 1. “Our success since our founding in 2010 is a result of the talent, dedication and hard work of our employees and our goal to provide optimal customer service to clients. We’ve also made a series of astute acquisitions as part of our expansion strategy to foster this growth.
“The mission of Response Team 1 reflects the essence of what we do – getting life back to normal quickly and correctly for our disaster loss recovery and property restoration customers,” he said.
Response Team 1, the nation’s second largest property restoration and multifamily renovation company, has the capacity and expertise to quickly restore any single family residence or large commercial building, or renovate any multifamily property coast-to-coast. The company serves the continental U.S. from 49 strategic locations nationwide.
Crain's vetted 110 applications to identify this year's Fast 50. Companies headquartered in the six-county area of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will in Illinois, plus Lake County in Indiana, with 2015 revenue of at least $15 million were eligible.