CORT Executive Wins National Apartment Association Lifetime Achievement Award

CHANTILLY, VA, November 8, 2021, CORT, the nation’s leading provider of furniture rental and transition services, announced Pete Regules, Vice President of Residential National Accounts, has been awarded the 2021 National Apartment Association (NAA) Lifetime Achievement Award. Previously, Pete won the NAA Paragon Award, which was formerly the highest achievement a supplier could earn.

Pete has worked for CORT Business Services, a company that helps businesses and individuals in transition, for over 30 years and currently serves as Vice President of Residential National Accounts. In his current role, he leads CORT’s strategic efforts within the multifamily housing industry, leading a team that manages CORT’s largest property management clients as well as onboarding CORT’s PropTech solutions.

An active member of the multifamily industry, Pete has held leadership positions with the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando (Associate chairman), the Florida Apartment Association (FAA) (Product Service Council Chairman), and the National Apartment Association (NAA), (National Suppliers Council Chairman).Within these organizations, Pete has been a motivational speaker, event emcee, teacher, and award winner, including being inducted into the FAA Hall of Fame and earning the coveted Paragon Award from NAA. He co-authored “The Apartment All Stars Complete Guide to Leasing Apartments” and served as contributing author of “Wall to Wall Multifamily Tips.” Of course, many of Pete’s friends and colleagues in the multifamily housing industry best know him as the “Doctor of Fun” because of the level of personality and enthusiasm he brings to everything he does.

Pete’s dedication to the rental housing industry is abundant, both through his contagious enthusiasm and his passion for philanthropy,” noted Bob Pinnegar, NAA President and CEO. “His contributions to NAA and our industry are paramount, and we’re happy to congratulate Pete on his well-earned NAA Lifetime Achievement Award.

The National Apartment Association is the leading voice for the rental housing industry with 149 local and state affiliates, over 93,000 members, and 10.5 million apartments globally. Members include companies such as Greystar, Lowe’s, Home Depot Pro,, Zillow Rentals, and Sherwin-Williams, among others.

The award was presented on November 4th during NAA’s Assembly of Delegates meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.


About CORT

CORT, a part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, including furniture rental for home and office, event furnishings, destination services, apartment locating, touring, and other services. With more than 100 locations including offices, distribution centers, rental showrooms, and retail furniture outlets across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom, and partners in more than 80 countries around the world, no other furniture rental company can match CORT’s breadth of services and companywide commitment to making a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration. For more information, please visit


About NAA
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 149 state and local affiliates, NAA encompasses over 93,000 members representing more than 10.5 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


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