The Connor Group, a real estate investment firm, has been named to Inc. magazine's 2023 Best in Business list.

The Connor Group Receives National Recognition with Inc. 2023 Best in Business Awards in Six Categories

Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 5, 2023The Connor Group, a real estate investment firm, has been named to Inc. magazine’s 2023 Best in Business list. Featured in the Winter issue, which will hit newsstands on Dec. 12, the list is an annual celebration of companies making the biggest impact on their communities, industries, the environment, or society.


Inc. recognized The Connor Group’s leadership, innovation and substantial contributions within the real estate industry and communities nationwide. The firm was honored in six categories: Education, Enduring Impact: 15+ Years in Business, General Excellence, Large Company Size (100 – 499 Associates), Midwest Region, and Real Estate.


“This national recognition from Inc. Magazine is a testament to our associates’ hard work and dedication,” said Larry Connor, Founder and Managing Partner of The Connor Group. “It reflects our relentless pursuit of excellence in business and making meaningful impacts in the communities where we live and work. Being honored in multiple categories reinforces our resolve to continue innovating and setting new standards.”


Inc.’s Best in Business Awards are renowned for celebrating private companies that make remarkable contributions across various industries and society. Unlike traditional award criteria focusing solely on financial metrics, the Inc. Best in Business selection process emphasizes the qualitative aspects of companies’ achievements and their ability to effect positive change. The Connor Group was one of 215 companies honored nationwide.


“Being named to the Best in Business list is a rare and special honor,” added Eric Hagerman, Special Projects Editor at Inc. “This year’s honorees, including The Connor Group, exhibit exceptional foresight, compassion, and dedication, fundamentally prioritizing impactful contributions in their communities, industries, the environment, and society at large.”


About The Connor Group

The Connor Group is one of the country’s top privately held real estate investors and operators with a 31-year track record of innovation, accelerated growth, and industry-leading investment returns. Based in Dayton, Ohio, The Connor Group has grown to $4.5 billion in assets with a portfolio encompassing more than 15,000 luxury apartments across 18 markets. The firm is committed to providing exceptional living experiences by emphasizing quality, innovation, and resident satisfaction. Its unconventional approach is distinguished by a strong focus on core values, a performance-driven culture, a relentless focus on operational excellence, and a disregard for conventional wisdom.

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