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Engage PEO Recognized on Inc. Magazine’s List of Florida’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

The 2021 Inc. 5000 Regional Florida Series

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – March 16, 2021 – Engage PEO, a professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., announced today that the company has been named one of the fastest-growing Florida-based private companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regional Florida Series.

A segment of the prestigious Inc. 5000 franchise, the second-annual regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Florida economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Engage also was named to Inc. Magazine’s ranking of fastest growing companies in the nation for the fifth consecutive year in 2020, earning a coveted Inc. 5000 “Honor Roll" designation.

“Earning a spot on an Inc. 5000 list continues to be quite the honor, be it on a national scale, or within our home state of Florida,” said Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage PEO.  “In large part, our continued growth is due to Engage’s incredible team and our unique HR service delivery model through licensed attorneys. The caliber of our expertise has never been of more value to our clients and referral partners than it is today. We are grateful for this recognition and remain focused on helping our clients recover and rebound strongly in 2021.”

The companies on this list show striking rates of growth across all industries in Florida. Between 2017 and 2019, these 250 private companies had an average growth rate of 202 percent and, in 2019 alone, they employed more than 83,000 people and added nearly $11 billion to the Florida economy. Companies based in major metro areas—Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Orlando—brought in the highest revenue overall.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000 Regionals, can be found here.

About Engage PEO

Engage PEO delivers comprehensive HR solutions to small and mid-sized businesses nationwide, sharpening their competitive advantage. Comprised of the industry’s most respected veteran professional employer organization executives, certified HR professionals and attorneys, Engage PEO provides hands-on, expert HR services and counsel to help clients minimize cost and maximize efficiency for stronger business performance.  The company’s superior service offering includes a full range of payroll technology and tax administration, employer compliance, health and workers’ compensation insurance products, advanced technology, and risk management services part of an extensive suite of HR services. Engage PEO was among the first PEOs awarded the designation of Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), ensuring greater benefits for small and mid-sized businesses such as tax advantages and financial protections. Engage PEO is also accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation. Engage PEO was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest growing companies every year since 2016. For more information on Engage PEO visit

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