MEB Management Services promotes 4 professionals; 3 in its Tucson office, 1 title change in Phoenix office

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Top (l to r) Laura Zorrilla, Nicole Huffman Bottom (l to r) Susan Kauffman and Denise Trantacosta

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – MEB Management Services, a provider of comprehensive multifamily management services throughout the Southwest, is pleased to announce the promotion of three industry professionals at its Tucson office and a title change for one of its professionals at its Phoenix office.

In the Tucson office, Denise Trentacosta, ARM, CPM, was promoted to Asset Director; Laura Zorrilla was promoted to Director of Business Development; and Nicole Huffman was promoted to Accounts Payable Manager. In Phoenix, Susan Kauffman’s new title is Director of Strategic Relationships.

“These promotions reflect MEB’s culture of attracting and retaining the best property management professionals,” said MEB Principal Libby Ekre. “It’s also a testament to the excellent leadership we have in our Tucson office.”

Denise Trantacosta

Trentacosta, who has been with MEB for almost 10 years, was promoted from Assistant Asset Director. She will now have direct oversight and management of 36 employees at six multifamily communities totaling 1,525 units.

A native of Arlington, Texas, Trentacosta is involved with the Arizona Multihousing Association and its Big Hearts program. She has received ARM and CPM designations from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

Laura Zorrilla

Zorrilla was promoted from Analyst. She has been with MEB for 2 years and will develop and oversee new business planning and implementation. She will also oversee corporate marketing strategy and actively represent MEB in the multifamily industry.

A native of Tucson, Zorrilla is an AMA Lyceum and a member of the AMA Communications Committee.

Nicole Huffman

Huffman, who has been with MEB for 5 years, was promoted from Accounts Payable Coordinator. She will now supervise accounts payable and oversee the compliance department and vendor compliance. Huffman is a native of Indiana and was raised in Tucson.

Kauffman, who has been with MEB for 7 years, formerly was Director of Business Development. She holds a real estate license from the Arizona School of Real Estate. A native of West Virginia, she is involved industry groups including the National Multi Housing Council and the Arizona Association of Economic Development.

Susan Kauffman

Kauffman’s expertise is in market analysis, creative marketing, training, business development, corporate relocation, corporate housing and creating collaborative relationships within the real estate industry and municipalities.

“Susan’s vast experience in the real estate industry has translated into quite impressive results for our clients,” Ekre said. “Her years of relationship building and her industry affiliations have also allowed for great insight into our new builds. Her ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit give our clients the confidence they need in projected future rents, ancillary income and demographic targets.”

Kauffman is also the leasing and outreach trainer for MEB team members.