Student Living

The student living hiring model is unlike any other. The incredible turn rate creates a furious pace that many simply can’t manage. We have been intimately involved in the staffing of student living teams that have been able to handle the turn as well as ensure a successful, full capacity lease-up at the start of the new school year. In an area where burnout is common, these employees stayed for more, loving the fast pace.


We understand the luxury community for the upscale customer. This includes your suburban garden-style community, mid-and-high-rise communities and your mixed use sites. In understanding the product and the demand of the style, we are able to present candidates with a like mind and understanding.

Senior Living

Because people are living longer, healthier and more independent lives there is an explosion of new senior living product. This has created an increased need for capable men and women who work together as a team to successfully manage senior communities. With our thorough understanding of the unique needs of this customer demographic and the specific demands of the product, we can help you make the right hire the first time around.

Affordable Housing

With the recent push to re-establish the affordable housing market comes the need for employees who understand the leasing processes unique to this multi-family asset. Whether you are staffing a new development or C and D product styles, we can recruit team members who are savvy to the rules and regulations of accommodating customers for this product.

Military Housing

In 1996 congress established the Military Housing Privatization Initiative. This enabled real estate and property management companies to develop new housing, rehab existing housing, and operate the management of homes and neighborhoods for military families. In 2008 people zest began partnering with management companies to bring talented property management professionals into military housing management.