Pacific Northwest Firm Expands Development and Lease-Up Bench Strength with New Leadership Hire
Seattle, Wash. (October 22, 2018) – Award-winning property management firm Thrive Communities (www.thrivecommunities.com) (Thrive) today announced that veteran multifamily real estate professional Amy L. Williams joined the firm’s corporate leadership team as Regional Director.
In her new role, Williams will be responsible for executing a robust market growth strategy for Thrive—including managing the firm’s regional property management team, enhancing the company’s real estate portfolio, and ensuring quality, consistency and profitability for the 10,000 units under management.
“With a vast knowledge of the Pacific Northwest multifamily industry, Amy has incredible experience delivering Class-A, mid-rise and high-rise developments with a proven track record of successful lease-ups,” said Thrive Vice President Kari Anderson. “We’re thrilled that she has joined our growing team as a thought leader, culture ambassador and innovative executive.”
“As Thrive’s Regional Director, I couldn’t be more excited to contribute to the firm’s growth plans and position as a trusted industry leader,” said Williams. “Throughout my 20-year career in the real estate industry, I’ve developed a deep passion for building strong developments — and I look forward to furthering Thrive’s strong track record of providing clients with vibrant, well-managed, financial successful communities.”
Williams has a rich history in multifamily development, management and brokerage. Formerly a senior leader at Security Properties, Williams has also worked for Greystar, Hoyt Realty Group and Trammell Crow Residential. Her expertise includes full development cycle consultation for more than 35 communities spanning the Pacific Northwest.
Williams was a key member of the award-winning project team that received the National Association of Industrial Properties (NAIOP) High Rise Residential Project of the Year Award for Kinects Tower (2018). As a knowledge leader in the real estate sector, Williams is an accomplished public speaker, most recently providing industry insights at the Marcus & Millichap IPA Multifamily Forum in Seattle.
Williams has a Principal Broker real estate license in Oregon and a Managing Broker real estate license in Washington. She holds professional affiliations with the National Apartment Association, National Association of Realtors, Washington Multifamily Housing Association and Portland Metro Association of Realtors.
Williams is also a patron of Seattle Art Museum, a supporter of the Cascade AIDS Project and former board member of the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. She is also a member of the Downtown Seattle Association, Pearl District Business Association and Pearl District Neighborhood Association.
As an award-winning apartment management firm that also specializes in value-add repositioning and development services, Thrive manages 10,000 units across 60 communities throughout the Puget Sound area.
About Thrive Communities
Thrive Communities is an award-winning property management firm with 10,000 apartments under management. Their in-house renovation platform has improved over 4,000 apartments on both an occupied and vacant turn process. Thrive’s fully-integrated and hands-on, horizontal team approach ensures each asset is operating at its full potential while maximizing value for its clients.