Employees surprised with $10 million bonus at holiday party

Employees at a Baltimore-based real estate company, St. John Properties, were in for a special surprise at their holiday party this year.

Their boss, Edward St. John, the founder of St. John Properties, gathered his 198 employees and made an announcement: They were going to split a $10 million bonus. Each employee opened an envelope at the same time that contained the amounts of their individual bonuses, some were over $200,000.

The average bonus was $50,000, according to ABC News.

Their shocked and elated reactions were caught on video and have been going viral. St. John simply explained he wanted to reward his employees for the company's success.