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Bozzuto Awarded 2017 Military Friendly® Employer Designation

November 11, 2016

--Company Receives the Honor for Fifth Year in a Row --

GREENBELT, MD - November 11, 2016 - Bozzuto today announced that for the fifth year in a row, the company has received the Military Friendly® Employer designation. The recognition, based on weightings and methodology established by Victory Media, evaluates the strength of military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, and company policies and retention rates of veterans and military employees.

Bozzuto was founded in 1988 by four partners; Tom Bozzuto, Rick Mostyn, John Slidell and Bernie Lubcher.Both Chairman Tom Bozzuto and former Vice Chairman John Slidell are veterans.

“Bozzuto has created an environment where our veterans and their spouses can find meaningful and fulfilling career opportunities,” said Toby Bozzuto, President & CEO, Bozzuto. “My father and his partner John have inspired this company to give back to those who have given so much to this country.”

“We are committed to not just hiring veterans and members of the military, but ensuring that we are setting them up for success in our community,” said Kristen Reese, Bozzuto’s Vice President of Talent Management. “Our veterans employee resource group works to ensure that our education programs, onboarding process and training materials, give veterans, military spouses and members of the military all of the necessary materials to succeed in a career at Bozzuto.”

Now in its 14th year, Military Friendly® Employers is the premier resource for transitioning service members and spouses seeking civilian employment. Each year, companies taking the survey are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved methodology, criteria and weightings developed with the assistance of an Advisory Board consisting of leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. A full list of board members can be found at militaryfriendly.com/advisory-council/.

About Military Friendly®

Military Friendly® is the military ratings division of Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned business. Military Friendly® rate companies and colleges on their programs to recruit and retain military veterans as employees and students. Military Friendly® is a federally trademarked term, created in 2003 by Victory Media. Perhaps equally important is what the term is not. It is not a generic phrase or moniker that an organization or institution can self-assign. Nor is it a term that is owned, controlled or defined by the federal government. The organizations and institutions that choose to participate in the process earn their Military Friendly® designation. Our mission of Military Friendly® is to create a maximum professional opportunity for our nation’s military service members, veterans and military spouses.

About Bozzuto

Bozzuto is an experiential residential real estate company that creates extraordinary experiences of home and community. The company's areas of expertise lie in homebuilding and multifamily development, as well as construction and management both for itself and its clients. Founded in 1988, Bozzuto has developed, acquired and built more than 42,000 homes and apartments and currently manages more than 60,000 apartments and approximately two million square feet of retail space along the East Coast between Florida and Boston, in the Northeast and in Chicago.

Bozzuto is continually celebrated for its developments, customer service and workplace culture. www.bozzuto.com

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