NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BuildingLink, a pioneer in technology solutions for residential property management, announced the appointment of Zachary Kestenbaum as the company's new CEO, as of July 19, 2018. Zach is taking over the helm from his father and BuildingLink's founder, Jerry Kestenbaum, who stewarded BuildingLink since the company's inception 19 years ago.
"It has been a real privilege to work with Zach in growing the company over the past nine years he's been here, expanding from 950 properties in eight states to over 4,500 properties in 35 states and 33 countries, and in eight languages today," explained Jerry Kestenbaum. "He is extraordinarily well-prepared to take over as CEO; his impressive technological prowess and seasoned people skills are exactly the ingredients for sustained growth. He brings a generationally relevant intuition about the needs of millennials, baby boomers, and generations in-between."
Most recently, Zach worked as EVP of Sales at BuildingLink. As a seasoned executive, he has been instrumental in advancing the company's growth, driving product vision and strategy, and delivering a partner integration ecosystem that includes dozens of software and hardware providers.
The new CEO said, "I'm excited to take on the challenge of leading this most innovative company that is built on the talent of exceptional people and inspired by a celebrated tradition of creativity. I'm very thankful to my father, Jerry, for the tremendous vision and perseverance with which he transformed the residential real estate management industry over the last 19 years. He has taught me so much by example, and I hope to continue his trailblazing ways. I am incredibly excited to assume this new role and for the future of BuildingLink!"
Jerry will transition to a more focused role heading "Aware by BuildingLink," where he will devote his attention to building out client requests for innovative solutions in areas across IoT and sensor solutions, smart home, machine learning, and data analytics and visualization.
BuildingLink is the gold standard for property managers looking to enhance the total experience of people living in, working at, or managing luxury residential properties. Its innovative web-based platform offers the ultimate in efficient management, flawless communication, and enhanced living experience for residents. BuildingLink is also a recognized industry leader in adapting and integrating state-of-the-art technology – including OCR, mobile apps, biometric scanners, voice recognition, and front desk key lockbox systems – to upscale residential communities in 35 states and across 33 countries around the globe.
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