We’ve been honored to help thousands of military families purchase the home of their dreams. Since 2002, we’ve been dedicated to continually providing service with the same expertise and enthusiasm that has made us a leader in the VA Loan industry.
Veterans United was given this prestigious award at the annual AUSA convention, in recognition of the company’s service to Veterans and their families.
Veterans United was awarded the VETS Indexes 5 Star Employer Award, based on the company’s recruitment and support of U.S. Military Veteran employees.
For the fifth time, Veterans United Home Loans found itself on PEOPLE Magazine’s prestigious Companies that Care list, coming in at No. 34 in the nation.
An ambitious and highly-successful coast-to-coast RV tour was orchestrated to draw attention to Veteran causes, with the tour ending in San Diego on Nov. 11th for a Veterans Day celebration.
The company was honored with the Department of Labor HIRE Vets Gold Award, in recognition of efforts to recruit, employ and retain Veterans as an important part of the workforce.
Veterans United climbed all the way to No. 14 (a company-best) in the annual Fortune Magazine Best Places to Work rankings.
Only two years since beginning operations (and growing to over 400 employees), the St. Louis (Tango) branch office was named “Best Place to Work” by the St. Louis Business Journal in the “Big” category (250-999 employees).
To commemorate its 10th anniversary, Veterans United Foundation celebrated by awarding $10 million almost 100 different nonprofit organizations across the country, including nearly $8 million of which went to mid-Missouri organizations and individuals.
For the fifth consecutive year, Veterans United was recognized as part of Fortune Magazine’s Great Places to Work, coming in at a company-best 23rd!
Despite the effects of the pandemic, Veterans United continued to grow, reaching over 4,500 employees overall, including over 3,500 in Columbia – making VUHL the city’s largest private employer.
Veterans United joined Operation Gratitude’s Coalition to Support COVID-19 Frontline Responders. As part of our efforts, we launched a national campaign to send messages to Guardsman and those serving on the frontlines.
Veterans United Foundation donated $1 million to purchase medical supplies for those on the frontlines of the coronavirus and to provide emergency relief to organizations and individuals affected by the pandemic.
A Marine Corps Veteran and his wife submit the company’s 200,000th review. Since 2013, Veterans United has received 150,000+ 5-Star reviews.
Company was awarded with the highest honor given to employers by the U.S. Government, for supporting Guardsmen and Reservist employees.
An exciting new holiday tradition started at the Jake campus complex with a drive-thru holiday lights extravaganza open to the public for two weeks in December. The display included over one million light bulbs throughout the impressive one-mile drive and accommodated on average 1,000 cars per evening.
Veterans United hired 1,000+ employees in 2019.
With a company record of 66,000+ loans closed, Veterans United continues to ensure Veterans and military families have a place to call home.
In addition to closing more VA Loans than any other lender in 2019, Veterans United is the top VA Purchase Lender for 4 consecutive years: 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019!
The VA honored a Veterans United borrower, Army SFC William Kopf, as its official 24 millionth loan.
Veterans United Home Loans ranked in the top 25 of Fortune Magazine 2019 list.
New division created with helpful professionals who assist homebuyers with their transition to a new home
Veterans United Foundation continues its dedication to supporting Veterans and military families across the country facing challenges.
More Veterans and military families chose Veterans United than any other VA lender in 2018.
Just a few of the awards we received during the year:
Veterans United Foundation takes its Week of Giving Campaign on the road. For 8 months, Veterans United employees surprise five charities in their local communities with $10,000 each. In all, this nationwide tour spans 26 cities in 20 states, generating more than $1 million in donations to charitable organizations.
Veterans United is No. 3 on People Magazine’s list of 50 Companies That Care.
Veterans United reaches No. 27 on Fortune Magazine’s list of Best Companies to Work For 2017.
Veterans United receives its 100,000th customer review. This milestone and a 97.7% customer recommendation rating shows the company’s dedication to providing VA Loan expertise and remarkable customer service.
Veterans United grows to more than 2,400 employees and 25 offices across the country.
Veterans United generates $10.3 billion in annual loan volume for 2016.
Veterans United is recognized as No. 30 on Fortune Magazine's list of Best Companies to Work For 2016.
We were also recognized as Fortune's No. 16 Best Workplace for Millennials, No. 5 Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance, and No. 17 Best Workplace for Giving Back.
A $1.5 million gift from Veterans United Foundation to Welcome Home, Inc., jumpstarts the construction of homeless shelter in mid-Missouri.
To maintain a proven track record of delivering results for our nation's Veterans, Veterans United expands and strengthens its employee base to 2,000.
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach opens it's doors, hosting artists like Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews, Kenny Chesney, Journey and Bruce Springsteen.
Veterans United financed more VA Home Purchase loans for Veterans and military families in 2015 than any other lender.
Achievers recognizes Veterans United as one of North America's top companies for employee engagement and culture
As a result of our everyday commitment to serve those who served, Veterans United closed its 100,000th loan since 2002.
Veterans United exceeds more than 1,700 employees nationwide
Thanks to the compassion and generosity of our employees, Veterans United Foundation eclipses more than $20 million donated since 2011
In an effort to continually prepare Veterans and their families for homeownership, Veterans United launches Homefront Academy, an in-depth homebuying guide with videos, articles and tools from our VA Loan experts.
Veterans United generates more than $5.1 billion in annual loan volume for 2014
Our charitable arm, Veteran United Foundation, donates $1 million to Welcome Home, A Community for Veterans
With over 4 million followers in social media, Veterans United is the most followed mortgage brand in the world
Employee operated Veterans United Foundation surpasses 10 million total dollars raised since its creation for veterans and local charities
Company partners with initiative aimed at educating real estate professionals about Veteran homebuying
Veterans United surpasses 1,400 employees nationwide
Veterans United secures more than $4.1 Billion in annual loan volume for 2013
Veterans United begins $500,000 partnership with Homes for Our Troops to build 100 homes over three years for Veterans
Veterans United Foundation announces it has raised $6.2 million since its founding for veterans and families in need
Company receives Alliance for Work-Life Progress Seal of Distinction
Company funds $3.2 billion in loans for our customers in 2012
Introducing the inaugural class of Hire Power honorees -- businesses that are adding jobs and rebuilding the economy
Fortune Magazine names Veterans United the No. 21 Best Place to Work for Medium-Sized Companies in the nation
The top retired senior enlisted leaders from each branch of our Armed Forces have joined the Veterans United team to help raise awareness and educate Veterans about the VA Loan and homeownership
A focus on hiring Veterans earns the company the state of Missouri's Flag of Freedom Award
Veterans United Network, a collection of social media pages geared toward military life and family, surpasses two million subscribers
Company grows to 1,000 employees in more than 20 states
Veterans United races in its first NASCAR race after sponsoring the No. 32 car
Company founds nonprofit organization, Veterans United Foundation, to support Veterans as well as local and national causes
Wells Fargo recognizes company with Quality Lender Award for best loan delivery and best loan performance
Company adopts "Veterans United Home Loans" as its official name to better reflect the customers it serves
Employees set record for most money raised for Heart of Missouri United Way campaign
A set of core values is formalized: Be Passionate, Deliver Results with Integrity and Enhance Lives Every Day
Company Eclipses 200 Employees
Company is approved to do business in all 50 states
Company passes $1 billion financed since founding
Partners with veteran organizations such as Paralyzed Veterans of America, Fisher House, the Wounded Warrior Project and Homes for Our Troops
Begins scholarship program for military families and Veterans to go to school
Listed as Inc. 500 Company for tremendous growth
Second remote office is opened in Kansas City area
Begins first-of-its-kind free financial training service now known as the Lighthouse Program to help borrowers secure a home loan
Learn more at Lighthouse.VeteransUnited.com
Company opens its first remote office in Dallas
Company finances more than $100 million in home purchases in one year for the first time
Company grows to more than 50 employees
Company reaches 30 employees and begins focus on VA Home Loans
Company founded with only four employees in Columbia, MO