Beztak Announces CEO Sam Beznos as EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Michigan and Northwest Ohio Award

Beztak Announces CEO Sam Beznos as EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Michigan and Northwest Ohio Award


FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug.6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Beztak Companies today announced that Sam Beznos, CEO, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year® Winner of Michigan and the 2021 Northwest Ohio Award by Ernst & Young LLP (EY US). Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur of the Year program honors business leaders whose ambitions are to deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they create and support successful businesses that transform our world. This is Beznos’ second year in a row as a finalist for the award and the first as a winner. Beznos was selected as one of 28 finalists by a panel of independent judges from a competitive pool of nominations.

For over 60 years, Beztak has developed, built, managed and invested in luxury residential buildings, senior residences, commercial and industrial buildings across the United States. With more than 1,000 employees across the country, Beztak currently manages nearly 200 market rate properties, or 34,000 apartments, in 16 states and 60 markets nationwide.

The award finalists were honored at a special virtual event on Thursday, August 5, where Beznos joined a long-standing community of esteemed Entrepreneur of the Year alumni from around the world.

“I am proud to be a winner among this select group of dynamic leaders,” said Beznos. “It is an honor to be recognized for all the effort and hard work I put into developing Beztak and making the company what it is today.”

Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the most prestigious competitive awards programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high growth companies. Nominees are evaluated based on six criteria, including overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a business based on values; innovation; and talent management. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries around the world.

Beznos said: “Winning the Entrepreneur of the Year award shows the world just how unstoppable Beztak has become. new opportunities, to be prepared and to have an amazing team who understand and are empowered to execute my vision. ”

For more information on the Beztak companies, please visit

For more information on Residential Management Services, please contact Sarah Oglesby-Battle, President, Residential Division at [email protected] or Rebecca Guenther, Senior Vice President, Expense Management Division at [email protected]


Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year awards are sponsored nationally by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.

In Michigan and Northwestern Ohio, sponsors also include Citizens Bank, Donnelley Financial Solutions, Trion Solutions, Oswald Companies, Stanton Chase, and Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications.

About the Entrepreneur of the Year®

Entrepreneur of the year® is the world’s most prestigious business rewards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with ideas and experiences that promote growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global rewards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in over 145 cities in over 60 countries. Winners compete for EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year awardâ„¢ Title.

About Beztak

For more than six decades, Beztak has developed, built, managed and invested in luxury residential buildings, senior residences, commercial and industrial buildings across the United States. Today, Beztak owns and manages a diverse portfolio of commercial, office, retail, senior and multi-family residential real estate, and continues to develop and build new properties as well as renovate existing properties. to add value or reposition them in the market. . Beztak also offers comprehensive and customizable paid property management services for businesses looking to generate higher income from their assets while improving their overall performance.

Based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, Beztak has offices in Boca Raton, Florida and Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, with communities currently located in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington DC. For more information, visit

About EY Privé

As advisers to the ambitiousâ„¢, EY’s private professionals have the experience and passion to help private companies and their owners unlock the full potential of their ambitions. EY’s private teams offer distinct insights from EY’s long history of working with business owners and entrepreneurs. These teams support the full spectrum of private businesses, including private money managers and the investors and portfolio companies they finance, business owners, family businesses, family offices and entrepreneurs. Visit

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and advisory services. The knowledge and quality services we provide help build confidence in capital markets and economies around the world. We develop exceptional leaders who team up to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In doing so, we play a vital role in building a better working world for our employees, customers and communities.

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