Progress Residential Earns Top 10 Employer 2024 Military Friendly® Designation
Scottsdale, AZ, Nov. 16, 2023 – Progress Residential, the nation’s largest single-family rental (SFR) management company, announced today that it was recognized as a Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer for the third year in a row. The award measures an organization’s commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community. For two decades, the Military Friendly® Employer Designation has set the standard for organizations demonstrating positive employment outcomes for veterans and their families.
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Employer designations were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 companies participated in the 2024 Military Friendly® survey. As a leading recipient, Progress Residential exceeds as an advocacy vehicle, showing positive progress in hiring veterans and other active-duty service members.
“At Progress Residential, we’re eager to work with servicemen and women as they exhibit a foundational depth of accountability, determination and leadership,” said Brandon Parise, Chief Human Resources Officer of Progress Residential. “We are grateful for our military veterans and value the experience they’ve gained while serving and protecting our country.”
To receive a designation, selected organizations went through VIQTORY’s methodology, criteria and weightings with input from the Military Friendly® Advisory Council of independent leaders in the military recruitment community. The final ratings are chosen by merging the organization’s survey score with an assessment of the organization’s capability to meet the margin for Recruitment, New Hire Retention, Employee Turnover, and Promotion & Advancement of veterans and military employees.
“Organizations earning the Military Friendly Employers designation have wholeheartedly invested in comprehensive and impactful initiatives that bring about positive, life-changing results for our valued service members, dedicated military spouses, and esteemed veterans within their ranks,” said Kayla Lopez, Senior Director of Military Partnerships at Military Friendly®. “We salute these exemplary employers who raise the bar and understand that hiring military personnel is not merely an act of goodwill but a testament to a standard that truly embodies sound business wisdom. Their steadfast commitment to integrating military personnel into their workforce not only reflects their compassion but also underscores their business acumen."
Progress Residential will be spotlighted along with other 2024 Military Friendly® Employers in the Winter issue of G.I. Jobs® magazine and on MilitaryFriendly.com.
About Progress Residential
Progress Residential is a market leader in intelligent single-family rental management services, with people, technology, scale and data-driven solutions that streamline operations, optimize asset performance, and provide an exceptional renting and living experience for our residents. Progress Residential's approximately 3,000 U.S. employees currently manage nearly 100,000 homes across 30 markets. Progress Residential also offers third-party property management service for investors with mid-to-large single-family rental home portfolios and Built to Rent communities through its Progress Residential Management Services. For more information, please visit www.rentprogress.com.
About Military Friendly® Employers
Military Friendly® is the standard that measures an organization’s commitment, effort, and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for the military community. Over 2,100 organizations compete annually for Military Friendly® designation annually. Military Friendly® ratings are owned by Viqtory, Inc., a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. Viqtory is not affiliated with or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Defense or the federal government. Results are produced via a rules-based algorithm. The data-driven Military Friendly® lists and methodology can be found at https://www.militaryfriendly.com/mfcguide/.
Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service disabled, veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its owned assets such as Military Spouse Magazine®, Vetrepreneur®, G.I. Jobs ® and Military Friendly® brands. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Dept of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at www.Viqtory.com.