Diana Pittro, Executive Vice President, RMK Management Corp. Image courtesy of RMK Management Corp.
After years of assisting passengers as a flight attendant, Diana Pittro took a job as a leasing agent thinking it would be temporary. Little did she know that she would build a career in the real estate industry and continue to serve people in so many different ways. As Executive Vice President of RMK Management Corp. Pittro oversees all management, marketing, operations and capital programs for more than 6,500 units in the Midwest.
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She enjoys mentoring and watching people grow, and she is always ready to take care of her staff and residents. She believes women have the ability to balance a company. That’s why she encourages all female professionals in the industry to speak up because they can make a difference.
From an apartment building perspective, Pittro believes 2021 will be a “happy shock” year, meaning the industry has recovered unexpectedly faster than expected from the pandemic. In a comprehensive conversation with Multi-Housing News Senior Editor Laura Calugar, she speaks passionately about her employees and their commitment during the pandemic, but also discusses trends in the multi-family market in the Midwest.