Our Accolades

Award-Winning Service Franchise Opportunities at Neighborly

At Neighborly, formerly Dwyer Group, our commitment to leading the service industry without compromise has not gone unnoticed. We are proud to boast that we have received national recognition at every level of our organization. Our individual employees, our corporation, and our 10 service franchise opportunities have all been honored recipients of numerous awards and accolades. Read more to see why you should join our service-based franchise group.

Aire Serv®

Our world-class HVAC franchise has been recognized with the following:

  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2019
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® Franchise - 2013, 2017
  • G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchises® - 2012, 2014
  • Franchise Business Review's Franchisee Satisfaction Award- 2012

Glass Doctor®

Our windshield repair and auto glass franchise has been awarded:

  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - #1 in Category - 2012, 2017
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017
  • Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® - Top Global Franchises – 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine’sFranchise 500® - Top Brands – 2018
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® franchise – 2013, 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 1002015, 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Business Review's Franchisee Satisfaction Award - 2017
  • G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchises® - 2012, 2013

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The Grounds Guys™

Our newest franchise opportunity, Neighborly's lawn care franchise has received:

  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans - 2017
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Global Franchises – 2017
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® franchise – 2013, 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 - 2017, 2018
  • G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchises® - 2012, 2013

Mr. Appliance®

Our appliance repair franchise opportunity has been the recipient of the following:

  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans - 2017
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Global Franchises – 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® franchise - 2013, 2017, 2018
  • G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchises® - 2012, 2013
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2019
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2015, 2017, 2019

Mr. Electric®

Our global electric service franchise has been awarded:

  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Global Franchises – 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchises® - 2013
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® Franchise– 2018
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2019
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2019

Mr. Rooter®

Our full-service plumbing franchise has been the recipient of the following:

  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® - Top Brands – 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Global Franchises – 2018
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® franchise – 2013, 2018
  • G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchises® - 2012, 2013
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Direct’s Top 100 Global Franchises– 2018

Rainbow International®

Our flagship restoration and construction franchise has been recognized with these awards:

  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Global Franchises – 2017
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® franchise - 2013, 2017, 2018
  • G.I. Jobs magazine's Military Friendly Franchises® - 2012, 2013
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Direct’s Top 100 Global Franchises– 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2015, 2019

Five Star Painting®

Our painting franchise has received the following awards and recognition:

  • Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500® - 2016, 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2017
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans - 2017
  • Franchise Business Review – 2017
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® franchise - 2018
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2019

Molly Maid®

Our cleaning service franchise has received a highly-honored awards:

  • Forbes America’s Best Franchises to Buy – 2018
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® - 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017, 2018
  • Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Global Franchises - 2017
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® - Top Brands – 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® Franchise – 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2018, 2019
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2019

Mr. Handyman®

Our home repair franchise has received the following prestigious awards:

  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® - 2016, 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2017, 2018
  • Military Times' Best for Vets® franchise – 2017, 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2019

Window Genie®

Our window services franchise has received the following prestigious awards:

  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® - 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2018
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2019

Real Property Management®

Our property and home maintenance franchise has received the following prestigious awards:

  • Military Times' Best for Vets® Franchise – 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2018
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2018

Mosquito Joe®

Our mosquito control franchise has received the following prestigious awards:

  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® - Best Franchises for Any Budget – 2018
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500® - Fastest Growing Franchises – 2018
  • Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500® - Top Franchises for Veterans – 2018
  • Franchise Gator Top 100® - 2018
  • Franchise Times Top 200 – 2018
  • Franchise Business Review Top Franchise Opportunities– 2018, 2019

Award-Winning Leadership

In addition to our many franchise business owners who have received numerous community awards, our corporate leadership has also earned the following recognition:

Dina Dwyer-Owens, Co-Chairwomen Neighborly Board of Directors and past Neighborly® CEO

  • Small Business Influencer's Top 100 Champions - 2012
  • Ernst & Young LLP's Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award - 2012
  • International Franchise Association's Women's Franchise Committee's Crystal Compass Award for Extraordinary Leadership - 2011

Mary Kennedy Thompson, Chief Operating Office Neighborly® and past Mr. Rooter® President

  • International Franchise Association's Bonny LeVine Award for women in franchising - 2013

Recognized Service-Based Franchise Industry Excellence

Neighborly is committed to providing exceptional franchise opportunities that
far exceed industry standards.

Our dedication to excellence has led us to achieve the following awards:

  • Texas Family Business of the Year's Community Commitment Award - 2012
  • International Franchise Association's All Star Award - 2009, 2010
  • Global Franchise Magazine’s Best Property & Home Maintenance Franchise - 2019

Epic National Recognition

Neighborly's phenomenal success has led to widespread national recognition. Our former CEO, Dina Dwyer-Owens, was featured on CBS's Undercover Boss and Undercover Boss: Epic Bosses . The leadership at our company has exhibited remarkable values and respect toward our individual franchisees and their employees. When you join our service franchise group, you become a part of our business group, and will continue to benefit from our ongoing support and training.

Dedication Without Compromise

For more than 30 years, Neighborly has been dedicated to providing consummate support and service to our franchise business owners. We firmly believe our corporate Code of Values—centered around the themes of Respect, Integrity, Customer focus, and Having fun in the process—has equipped us to lead the service franchise industry to superior standards of success.

Make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality with our service-based franchises! Contact us today to learn more about our award-winning business opportunities!

  • Franchise 500 Ranked
  • Top 100
  • Global Franchise
  • Best franchise
  • Franchise Gator
  • Franchise Business Review Top 50
  • Franchise Business Review Top 50 Multi
  • Franchise Business Review Top Low Cost
  • Rockstar
  • Top Franchise Vet Source
  • IFA