Words from our CEO
“I want everyone that comes to work to have fun, know that they have a career path with us, and that we believe in their abilities.”
Performing in an honest, respectful, and correct manner in both thoughts and actions
We are The Neiders Company, and we are committed to providing our residents with comfortable living at an affordable price. We strive to provide our residents with the highest quality of customer service and a friendly staff to serve our residents’ needs with the utmost respect and professionalism in order to provide them with a welcoming environment that feels like home. At The Neiders Company we provide quality customer service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
“Transforming Communities, Transforming Lives”
The Neiders Company has endeavored and strived to give true meaning and substance to our vision of transforming lives while transforming communities. We constantly look to the future for new challenges and new opportunities to be a positive force in the lives that we touch, the families that we help, and the communities that we rebuild. Throughout our expansion, we will continue to update our standards to ensure the highest level of Integrity, Consistency and Quality in every aspect of our customer service. We are dedicated to our customers and we will continue to put our customers first now and, in the future, as we grow our company.
The Neiders Company
Provider of Quality Affordable Housing Since 1989
The Neiders Company, founded in 1989, is a fully integrated real estate investment firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. We currently own and operate affordable apartment communities in the Pacific Northwest and Southwestern United States with other markets under consideration. The availability and maintenance of quality housing at every price point are essential components of a strong and growing community. We believe that all residents deserve to be treated with kindness and respect, and whenever possible, offered resources to qualify for leases. The Neiders Company is an equal opportunity employer, providing employees with competitive wages, training and resources, benefits packages, and opportunities for career growth.
Our Executive Team
Frank T. Hornung
Vice President of Operations
Frank joined The Neiders Company in 2011, and is responsible for all acquisitions, financing, and property renovations. Furthermore, Frank manages a portfolio of properties in the greater Seattle area and Nevada. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor through the National Apartment Association. Frank grew up in the Seattle area and has over 20 years of real estate experience encompassing finance, acquisitions, construction, and property management. Prior to joining The Neiders Company in 2011, he was a partner in a construction company and also spent many years financing income properties with a firm he started in 1998. Frank is passionate about the real estate business and takes pride in working with The Neiders Company in transforming communities.
Director – Human Resources
Ani serves as the Human Resource Director, joining The Neiders Company in 2018. She is responsible for strategic development, leading recruitment, retention, and expanding the corporate culture as the company is anticipating significant growth in the next few years. With over fifteen years in the Human Resources field, Ani brings expertise in diversity, reward and recognition, talent acquisition management, and organizational and professional development to help The Neiders Company grow and thrive. Ani earned a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management and is a member of SHRM. She also finds ways to give back to the community by volunteering for the Lake Washington Human Resources Association for their mentorship program.
Ben joined The Neiders Company in 2017 as our corporate controller. Ben oversees the accounting team, along with all the financial reporting, analysis and financial strategy of the company. As a corporate controller, Ben leads the accounting team and implements financial operations to fit the organizations growth progress. Ben attended the University of Washington where he obtained his degree in Accounting in 2006. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and prior to joining The Neiders team, he spent 10 years with Davita Dialysis. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, driving, and is currently learning to speak Mandarin.
As the founder and CEO of The Neiders Company, Karl and his team have been investing and operating multi-family real estate for over 30 years. Karl takes pride in providing excellent service in apartment communities throughout the Pacific Northwest and Southwestern United States.
Karl served in U.S. Air Force Reserve while studying at Seattle University and the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. While at Seattle University, Neiders’ purchased his first house. Located in Seattle’s White Center neighborhood, he fixed up the house and offered it at a fair and affordable rent and treated each resident who called it home with the utmost respect. By 1989, he added his first apartment community located on Capitol Hill to his portfolio. Not much of a seller, he still owns it today. Since then The Neiders Company has extended its operations from Washington to Nevada, and New Mexico.
When Neiders isn’t at work in the company’s Seattle headquarters or scouting new cities for possible expansion, he’s often found where his heart has always been, up in the sky. Neiders often commutes to his San Juan Island farm with his yellow lab serving as his co-pilot.
Melissa is our newest Regional Manager, joining the Neiders team in April of 2019. Working in property management for 30 years, Melissa has seasoned experience in multi-site property management and residential property operations, including all facets of managing the physical, operational, financial, and customer service performance of a wide variety of asset types under varying market conditions. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters and exploring new areas in the North West.
Vahlia became part of the Neiders team in 2014 as a community manager, where she since rose through the ranks to earn her position as Regional Manager. With over 16 years of experience in the multifamily industry, Vahlia emphasis is on controlling expenses while building revenue. Her primary goal is to enhance the value of each asset through proactive, hands-on management. She brings a strong commitment to the industry, pride in organization and an aptitude for working successfully on common goals. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and trivia.
Ashlee started with The Neiders Company in 2016 as a community manager, eventually being promoted to Regional Manager in 2018. Working in property management for roughly 10 years, Ashlee emphasizes on maintaining frequent communication, providing reports and information on the performance and progress of her portfolio, and responding quickly and with urgency to questions, requests, and concerns. Outside of work, Ashlee enjoys camping, relaxing, and reading.