Maryland real estate company gives $10 million in holiday bonuses
A Maryland real estate company had an extraordinary surprise for its employees at its holiday party this year. Small envelopes revealed that St. John Properties gave its workers $10 million, divided among them. Everyone got a bonus, from maintenance workers to receptionists to vice presidents. The average award was $50,000, and the highest was $270,000, based on how long they'd all been working there. The bonus was for meeting a massive expansion goal.