Richard George Named to the National Apartment Association 20 in their Twenties, Class of 2023

For Immediate Release: 03.22.23
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The National Apartment Association (NAA) has announced Richard George, Brand and Development Manager with The Breeden Company, and member of Virginia Apartment Management Association, as part of NAA’s 20 in their Twenties, Class of 2023.

This national award recognizes 20 rental housing industry professionals 29 years old or younger who have made significant professional achievements and possess the potential to go far in their careers. Richard and his fellow recipients will be celebrated at the rental housing’s premier event, Apartmentalize, in Atlanta June 7-9, 2023.

“I am honored to be selected as one of this year’s 20 in their Twenties. I am excited to meet and learn more about the impactful individuals who are working to positively influence the multifamily industry with their skills, talents and hunger to succeed. I am also thrilled to represent The Breeden Company at a national event to showcase what we are achieving in the multifamily industry,” said Richard George.

To be eligible, applicants must be a member of NAA, employed full-time in the rental housing industry and demonstrate the making of a meaningful impact at the workplace. An NAA task force, comprised of Next Gen Committee volunteers, selects awardees based on the quality of the overall written application, innovative ideas, demonstration of leadership, letter to self, career goals and letter of reference(s).

“Congratulations to Richard and the entire 20 in their Twenties, Class of 2023,” said Bob Pinnegar, NAA President and CEO. “This award speaks to the meaningful impact these young professionals have already demonstrated in their careers and indicates a drive and passion that will take them far. As we look to the future, I’m eager to see how this next generation of leaders uses their talents to help the rental housing industry continue to grow.”


The National Apartment Association (NAA) serves as the leading voice and preeminent resource through advocacy, education and collaboration on behalf of the rental housing industry. As a federation of 141 state, local and global affiliates, NAA encompasses over 95,000 members representing more than 11.6 million apartment homes globally. NAA believes that rental housing is a valuable partner in every community that emphasizes integrity, accountability, collaboration, community responsibility, inclusivity and innovation. To learn more, visit NAA thanks its strategic partners Lowe’s Pro Supply, Yardi and The Home Depot.