Palm Beach Toyota provides cool treats so employees can beat the Florida heat.
• Dealership Group: Penske Automotive Group
• General Manager: Matt Larabee
• Full-time employees: 110
• 2014 new-vehicle sales: 2,122, up 5.6%
• 2014 used-vehicle sales: 1,665, up 9.5%
• Cool perk: Twice yearly "Top Gun" gift certificates awarded to top performers
• Employee benefit: Employer contributes up to $500 into Health Savings Account annually
• Larabee on compensation: "By offering a stable, salary-based pay plan, we have experienced a reduction of turnover in the first 180 days of employment as a new hire learns the automotive sales business. They have an option of converting to a commission plan when more comfortable in their role."