ALBANY, N.Y. — Auto/Mate Dealership Systems ranked number one on the Top Workplaces 2015 report compiled by the Times-Union for the fourth consecutive year. It was the fourht time the company made the list, but it was the first year Auto/Mate achieved the highest ranking in the mid-size business category in New York's greater capital region.

Auto/Mate's president and CEO Mike Esposito also received a special leadership award in the mid-size business category. The award is given to one leader in each category and is based on feedback from thousands of employee surveys sent out by the research firm Workplace Dynamics.

"I'm thrilled we made it to the top of the list and truly honored by the leadership award. I don't take it for granted and will work hard to make sure Auto/Mate remains a Top Workplace," said Esposito. "The employee feedback from the survey gives us great insight as to what we need to focus on to keep both our employees and customers happy."

Auto/Mate finished first among 20 companies with 125 to 499 employees. A total of fifty companies made the Top Workplaces list this year. The list is compiled annually by the Times-Union and by Workplace Dynamics. Auto/Mate's top ranking was based on employee feedback, benefits packages and corporate culture.

Auto/Mate has also been named a Best Places to Work in New York’s Capital Region by the Albany Business Review journal for five years running and has been honored as the “Highest Rated” DMS vendor and a "Top Rated" DMS vendor in the DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Awards.