The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. magazine, which is available on newsstands Aug. 18 to Sept. 22, is the most competitive crop in the list’s history.

The average company on the list achieved three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Featured among the companies are a number of firms in the housing and mortgage finance space.

Here’s a partial list of some of those who made the cut.

Pendo Management Group was #90 last year on the list and came in at #592 this year. Pendo Management Group is a provider of real estate valuation services.

New American Funding, a national mortgage banker that likewise made the cut.

“We’re all about doing things better today than we did yesterday, and we’re focused on the experience of doing business with New American Funding,” commented Rick Arvielo, CEO of New American Funding. “We’re consistent about asking our clients, partners, and employees for feedback about us. Then we do more of what they like and less of what they don’t, it’s how we remove inefficiencies and stay current with our markets. We couldn’t be happier with the results.”

Then there was NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange provider, has been recognized as one of the nation's fastest growing private companies for the fifth consecutive year. NetDirector ranks No.3292 on the Inc. 5000 list.

NetDirector achieved 102% revenue growth over the last three years. NetDirector has also added 10 new employees over that same period and continues to expand their team to meet the demand of their growing customer base.

"Making the Inc. 5000 list five consecutive years is proof that we have developed a sustainable business model by offering our customers innovative integration solutions that streamline their business processes," said Harry Beisswenger, CEO of NetDirector.  "I am very proud of our team of professionals who are committed to developing and supporting our world class data exchange services. We are also very excited about our entry into the healthcare market and look forward to significantly expanding that ecosystem in the coming years."

Another one that made the cut was Accurate Group, making it their fifth year that the nationwide provider of real estate appraisal, title information and compliance services, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States.

"I am extremely proud to have made Inc. Magazine's Annual list for the fifth year in a row," stated Paul Doman, president and CEO of Accurate Group. "Winning this year is particularly satisfying as we have joined a select group of companies as five-time honorees. Our team is working hard to sustain a high growth rate and high customer service levels as we become a larger company. Accurate Group will continue to make the investments necessary for growth as we solidify our leadership position as the industry's best title information, appraisal management and compliance company."

New Penn Financial ranked 1,528 on the list.

“We are thrilled to appear on Inc.’s list for the fourth consecutive year among some impressive organizations,” said New Penn CEO, Jerry Schiano. “We’ve worked hard to continue adapting to an ever-changing market environment and the fact that we are continuing to grow at this level, reaching more and more customers each year, makes me extremely proud.” 

CoesterVMS, a national appraisal management company made the cut for the second year in a row.

The company ranked no. 1,868 in the listing, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent entrepreneurs.

Among other real estate firms to make the list are loanDepot, Shopoff Real Estate Investments, Josh DeShong Real Estate, The Rian Group Real Estate, Signature Closers, Residential Bancorp, My Home Group Real Estate and The K Company Realty.