Real Heroes Program

Real Heroes, a program offered through PenFed Realty's Mid-Atlantic region, supports active duty service members, veterans and military spouses thinking of transitioning to a career in real estate. 

  • Removes financial barriers: Real Heroes covers the upfront costs to secure a real estate license, up to $2,500.*
  • Offers valuable freedom and flexibility to suit an entrepreneurial lifestyle.
  • Includes on-the-job support and coaching to help you launch a successful, satisfying career.

If you meet the qualifications above, and reside (or are planning to reside) in Washington, D.C., the Baltimore metro and coastal Maryland areas,  and Northern Virginia, please reach out to us to find out more about how you can take advantage of our Real Heroes program.

We want to hear from you!

NOTE: This program is only available to qualified candidates who reside, or are planning to reside, in Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, the Baltimore metro area and Coastal Maryland (Ocean City, Ocean Pines).

For more information on Real Heroes please contact

Ariana Abedi at (703) 383-6116 or

† A two-year commitment is required for the “up to $2,500 funds.” Funds must be returned if the recipient does not remain an active PenFed Realty sales associate for two years or if the recipient is not the PenFed Realty sales associate of record for two closings within the first two years of beginning the Real Heroes Program. Recipient will not be responsible for returning any funds received if recipient or recipient’s spouse is deployed to an area where PenFed Realty does not have a real estate brokerage within 30 miles. This program is only available to qualified candidates who reside, or are planning to reside, near PenFed Realty's Mid-Atlantic region offices. Terms and conditions apply. Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/v/d.

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