Society Chief executive: Darina Armstrong
Pre-tax profit: £9m Employment: 182 Pay bill: £8m
33-37 Wellington Place Beflast
Tel: 028 9024 47926
Progressive Building Society is Northern Ireland’s largest locally owned financial institution and its only locally-owned mortgage and savings provider. Last year, Progressive’s new mortgage lending amounted to £219m, an increase of over 9% on 2017. The society also created 6 new jobs in 2018, bringing their employment to over 180 people across its 12 branches.
Progressive has a strong presence in towns and cities across Northern Ireland and describes itself as “an integral part of the economy enabling local saving members to fund home ownership for local people”.