Type: Operations Team

Zak Sawan

Zak Sawan has a combined history of 20 years in the multifamily industry. His background includes a variety of asset types ranging from garden-style communities to high-rise buildings but emphasized class-A lease-up properties and renovations. He joined RPM as a Regional Manager for the DFW area after working as a Regional Manager for Alliance Residential in the same market. His tenure with Alliance stretched 5 years; overseeing mixed-use, renovation, and mid-rise and high-rise assets. Zak currently oversees the DFW, Oklahoma, and Louisiana conventional portfolio for RPM.

Jessica King, CPM®

Jessica joined RPM with over 15 years of experience in the multifamily industry. Before joining our team, Jessica was a Regional Vice President at Alliance Residential overseeing 10,000 units across the Colorado market. Her experience includes both lease up and stabilized assets, as well as extensive renovations and rebranding initiatives. Jessica holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado and has earned her Certified Property Manager® designation with the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Christopher Cunningham

Christopher’s diverse background has spanned over 10 years in high-level management roles. Starting in hospitality, Christopher operated a leading hotel conglomerate, Hilton Hotels, before transitioning to multifamily. Prior to joining RPM, Christopher began his multifamily career at Alliance Residential. He fuses the operational analytics of property management with the customer service of hospitality. During his career, he has demonstrated strong leadership and has a proven track record building dynamic and performance-driven teams. Christopher’s skills lie in organization, analytics and financials, productivity design, increasing cash flow, client relationships, and mentorship.

Rachel Pash

Rachel joined RPM in 2020 as a Sr. Regional Manager over Houston area assets. She started her multifamily career in 2009 working with Campus Advantage and Alliance Residential over a wide range of midrise and garden style assets – including student housing, lease-up, and stabilized (rehab/acquisition/repositioning/disposition). Rachel has proven her ability to lead high-performing teams, exceed market expectations, and produce solid client relationships. Rachel is a graduate of Texas A&M University, holds her Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) Designation and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) Candidate.

Tony Sousa

Tony joins RPM with extensive and diverse multifamily experience, working in California and Texas markets. He’s led experienced teams across the country, working on a range of asset types from renovation and value-add to luxury Class-A assets. Tony has a unique background as a TV journalist prior to his experience in multifamily and is passionate about people, operations, technology, culture, and his family. He is a respected thought leader in the industry and provides unique perspectives to today’s relevant topics. Tony is currently on the Board of Directors for the San Antonio Apartment Association (SAAA) and educator and speaker for the Real Estate Council San Antonio (RECSA).

Jennifer Martin-Hall

Jennifer is an industry veteran with over 27 years’ experience with new construction developments, lease-up, and value-add projects. Previously, Jennifer served as Regional Manager with Lincoln Property Company, Director of Real Estate in South Florida with Greystar, and most recently Regional VP in South Florida with ZRS Management, overseeing a portfolio of 41 assets and 11,000+ units. Jennifer is a leader with a high focus on team building, career growth and team member satisfaction, building client relationships and operational successes. She holds her Florida real estate license and has earned both CAM and LCAM designations.

Shandy Kellams, CPM®

Shandy joined RPM Living with 15 years of experience in the multifamily industry and 6 years in digital marketing/branding. During her tenure, she has built strong client relationships, brought extensive marketing knowledge that excelled lease-ups, grown rents and value that led to the profitable disposition of multiple developed and 3rd party assets, and cultivated high-performing teams that have consistently exceeded expectations. Previously, she oversaw operations, asset performance, dispositions, and marketing for Alliance Residential South Texas new development. Shandy is a member of IREM and holds a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation.

Heejon Ko-Herm, CAPS, ARM®, CPM®

Heejon has had a long and successful career in Property Management, in which she has had experience in Lease-ups, Value Add, and Student Portfolios. Heejon most recently worked for Steadfast Companies, and has also grown her knowledge at JPI, American Campus Communities, and Western Rim Properties. Heejon has a Bachelor of Science from The University of Texas at Austin, is a CPM®, and has her CAPS designation.

Trisha Satterlund

Trisha joins RPM with more than 15 years’ experience in the multi-family industry and previously oversaw a 17,000-unit portfolio of class A communities in the Arizona market. She has extensive lease-up and new development experience and is well-versed in operations, asset management, and new business, having worked with a multitude of notable developers throughout her career. Her background in interior design has been invaluable in providing guidance to developers and owners on new construction, rehabilitation, renovation, and repositioning projects. Trisha previously served as Regional Vice President of Operations at Alliance Residential where she oversaw portfolio operations and management and played an integral role in the continued expansion of the Phoenix market. Trisha holds an active Arizona real estate license.

Heather Sizemore

Heather oversees the day-to-day operations of our student housing division while leading strategic planning, facilitating execution, overseeing financial performance, and fostering client relationships. She has 20 years’ experience in the student housing industry in both the public and private sectors, and on varying asset classes and types. She most recently served as the Senior Vice President for CF Real Estate Services’ student housing division, Campus First Student Living.