Gary Blakeslee Principal
Responsible for development and construction oversight. Prior leadership positions with Thrive, AvalonBay, Harbor Properties, and Opus.


Kari Anderson Principal,
Vice President
30+ years experience cultivating great teams and developing our exceptional leaders. Kari was recently honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the WMFHA.

Dave Kirzinger  Principal
Prior leadership positions with Thrive, Trammell Crow, AvalonBay, Intrawest, Belkorp, and MOSAIC. 


Rose O'Dell Principal,
Executive Vice President
Responsible for property management services oversight. Prior leadership positions with Indigo Real Estate. MBA from Seattle University.

Our Story.

Thrive was founded on the belief that design, development, market positioning,
and multifamily property management services can all be housed in one company to optimize value
for property owners and residents, alike.  

Our story began with three people – Gary, Kari and Dave - who decided to combine our respective strengths and expertise to create a new model for property management. We didn’t build a top-down firm, we built an integrated firm that empowers every associate to think like a business owner because they are surrounded by a team of experts.

Today we are 250 associates creating exceptional results for every community we touch. From market analysis to value-add repositioning to new construction lease-up – we optimize value while creating ‘thriving’ communities.

Our brand promise is not a spreadsheet with numbers. Our brand promise is our people. Passionate about excellence and industry leadership, committed to increasing value and providing great service, continuously resourceful and reliable - and dedicated to our boutique approach to multifamily property management.