Category: Guardian Team

We’re pleased to welcome Kris Bryant, Senior Project Manager, to the Guardian team! Kris joins Guardian Real Estate Services as a Senior Project Manager bringing more than a decade of experience in real estate development and finance. Kris’ skills and expertise include a strong command of market analysis strategies, innovative financial modeling and tactical relationship management.… read more »

We’re pleased to welcome Jennifer Gentry, Portfolio Manager, to the Guardian team! Jennifer is a property management veteran with over 13 years of experience as a community leader, ensuring strong tenant and client relationships. With an extensive background in conventional and affordable housing, Jennifer has a comprehensive knowledge of public housing, tax credit certification, and all aspects… read more »

Guardian Real Estate Services welcomes Virginia Barden, Regional Lease Up Manager, to the team! Virginia oversees the transition of Guardian’s new projects from the development phase to reputable and successful operating entities. She joins us with Class A lease up experience and an extensive understanding of the changing Portland rental landscape. Focused in strong operations,… read more »

Guardian Real Estate Services welcomes Michelle Anderson, Development Associate, to our growing Development Team! Michelle recently achieved her Masters of Urban and Regional Planning degree and Real Estate Development Graduate Certificate from Portland State University. She focused on innovative housing options, urban design, neighborhood involvement, and the intersection of land use planning and development. Previously, Michelle worked… read more »

Kim DeMarcus,Manager of Compliance and Administration Guardian Real Estate Services is excited to announce the addition of Kim DeMarcus to our team. Kim joins Guardian as the Manager of Compliance and Administration where she oversees Guardian’s Compliance Department, the Portfolio Assistants and Corporate Support Staff. Affordable housing is an important aspect of Guardian’s business and… read more »

Guardian welcomes Jack Cagle, Director of Property Maintenance and Safety, to our growing and skilled team. Jack provides direct oversight for all aspects of Maintenance Operations including safety, compliance, purchasing, hiring, training, policies and procedures for Guardian’s portfolio consisting of nearly 180 properties. Jack previously served as the Director of Central Maintenance Crew Operations at… read more »

We are pleased to announce Emily Logue has joined the Guardian Team as our Director of Marketing. Emily oversees all marketing functions and is responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight for both corporate and project-level marketing strategies.  Emily joins us with extensive experience in the new development sector of multi-family housing where she has… read more »

This month, Guardian proudly received the Satisfacts Resident Satisfaction National Company Award! This award recognizes 5 exceptional Guardian communities for their superior customer service and resident satisfaction. The following properties achieved this award: Collins Circle Portland, Oregon Enchanted Woods Federal Way, Washington Linden Portland, Oregon Oakmont Apartments Tigard, Oregon Sunpointe Apartments Vancouver, Washington Thank you… read more »

We are proud to announce our 2015 Above & Beyond Award Winners!  The Above & Beyond Award recognizes employees who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their job that goes above and beyond the call of duty. We recognized 15 outstanding employees at our Leadership Conference in January. Congratulations and thank you to the following employees.… read more »

At our Annual Leadership Conference held each January, we take the time to honor employees who have reached important employment milestones at Guardian. We’d like to thank the following employees who have reached their 5, 10 and 15 year marks for their hard work and dedication to the Guardian Team! Five Years of Service Jennifer… read more »

Guardian Team members in the Portland Metro Area attended Multifamily NW’s Spectrum Educational Conference and Trade Show on September 18th. This annual event attracts over 1200 landlords, property managers, leasing agents, maintenance professionals, investors and owners. Spectrum is a great event for our staff to get valuable training, face time with vendors, and an opportunity… read more »

We are so excited to share the 14 Guardian nominees for this year’s WMFHA Emerald Awards! These communities and team members have shown outstanding commitment to going above and beyond in making their community a great place to live.Thank you for representing Guardian so well, and congratulations on your nomination! Brandenwood Bellevue, WACommunity of the… read more »

Congratulations to the following individuals who earned a secret shop score of 95.5% or above between July and September! Thank you for your dedication to providing an outstanding experience for all prospective residents. We appreciate your hard work! Julie Mallonee Sunpointe Apartments Vancouver, WA Elora Dhavine Oakmont Apartments Tigard, OR Christine Herb Mountain Knolls Apartments… read more »

A Message from Tom Today I want to address an important subject for everyone – your health. Yes, a very personal matter but one that is essential to all of us. In the past years, you have helped our organization grow and flourish through your hard work, dedication and discipline. Guardian is a healthy company… read more »

The annual Guardian Resident Survey responses have been reviewed and tabulated, and we want to recognize some outstanding communities who achieved noteworthy scores on this year’s survey! Congratulations to all, keep up the great work! How’s this for bragging rights: Guardian communities achieved an overall “superior rating” for our office and maintenance staff professionalism and response… read more »