Aspen Heights

Aspen Heights – Why Work For Us?

There are so many options for jobs out there – why pick us? Just talk to one of our employees. You’ll hear things like “family culture,” “customer service,” “training and development.” Our goal is to be one of the best places to work nationwide, regardless of industry. If you’re ready to join us on that quest and work with others who share your passion, it might be time to take the first step. - See more at:

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The ambition and success of Aspen Heights begins with its family culture and its commitment to being the best. That’s why we’ve applied innovative approaches to a world-class training program for our team members. In a high-energy, motivational, creative environment, it’s easy to be excited about making an impact in a company that is truly revolutionizing the student housing industry.

Aspen Heights’ Company values are at the core of what creates the Aspen Heights experience for our team members and customers. Our values define who we are, what we do and how we do business. Our values include:

O-Factor: Mastering the needs of our customers. This is proactively knowing the needs and meeting them. This principle applies to how we treat fellow employees, people we manage, vendors, etc.

Whatever It Takes: Once a goal is set, we are committed to providing the tools, resources and effort it takes to reach that goal.

Constant Improvement: This is a commitment to never be satisfied with our performance. Through attitude, evaluation and reporting, we are committed to push ourselves to improve.

Teamwork: We do not view the company by its departments but rather as one team committed to fulfill our mission statement.

Innovation: We are committed - in all areas of the company - to encourage out-of-the-box ideas and to constantly look for innovative approaches.

Value Driven: We are committed to spending every dollar and minute of our time in the most efficient manner

Why Join the Aspen Heights team?

Explosive Growth: Aspen Heights has doubled in sized this year, and is currently on pace to continue that trend for the next several years.

Family Culture: Employee engagement is top priority. We value collaborative, team-centric leadership and service and seek open dialogue in company matters.

Global Impact: Our growing Aspen Heights in Africa project has provided housing and education for over 300 African girls who had no option for education otherwise. Additionally, our resident-customers are now partnering on our efforts. As we grow, so will our Africa project, further extending our impact into the lives of those less fortunate than us.

Cutting-Edge Training: In addition to our Fortune 500 sales and marketing consulting background, we actively benchmark companies outside the housing industry to develop truly innovative training & practices. "Innovation" isn't a term we use simply for marketing; it's a commitment we make to both our staff and our customers.

Creative Culture: Rapid growth demands constant change. We review our values as a team weekly and actively look for ways to better enhance both our employee and customer experience.


Employee Benefits at Aspen Heights

Health insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Life insurance
Family paid leave
Flexible hours



Elizabeth Nichols

Director of Recruiting

Melissa Wade


Triana Lopez

Recruiting Coordinator

Greg Henry

Greg currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and is on the Board of Directors for Aspen Heights. The company has developed more than $300 million in construction projects in the student housing industry from 2006 to 2011 and continues to grow under his leadership. Prior to the formation of Aspen Heights in 2006, Greg was founder and CEO of York Construction, Inc. in northwest Arkansas. He managed and executed more than $150 million in the construction of over 200 single-family homes and 450 lots throughout 4 subdivisions. Greg is committed to preserving the company culture and has been recognized by Student Housing Business as a top industry professional and invited to be a conference speaker.



Russ Murphy

As the Chief Operating Officer and partner of Aspen Heights, Russ developed Aspen Heights' organizational infrastructure and, today, supervises the general management responsibility for the company. He directs all planning, budgeting, forecasting, finance, and administration initiatives as well as negotiates and determines the best terms and quality for Aspen Heights and its projects. Additionally, Russ ensures the company remains in compliance with all Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requirements and labor laws. He previously worked for Simmons Foods where his diverse management skills were honed while overseeing the activity of a 1200-employee facility. 


Greg Vestri                                             

Greg has served as the President of Aspen Heights since October 2012. This role

was offered after a year of effort that focused on executive coaching and consulting on

how to scale the rapidly growing business. The company has doubled in size the last

two years and is well on the path for future expansion in product, revenue and assets

managed. He also serves as a Director over Aspen Heights in Africa, a 501c3 Non-Profit,

with primary focus on how to engage For Profit companies for strategic opportunity and

impact in Africa.

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    Aspen Heights is an amazing employer. I have worked for several Fortune 500 companies. I have worked for some awesome companies but nothing like Aspen. The office culture is second to none. The atmosphere, coworkers, managers, benefits are great! I really enjoy coming to work everyday! There is room for growth and many opportunities to advance.


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Updated Jun 24, 2014
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Innovator Award for Best Social Media Campaign, Student Housing Business, 2014
Innovator Award for Best Marketing and Lease-Up Program, Student Housing Business, 2014

Additional Info

Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Private
Industry Real Estate

Founded in 2006, Aspen Heights is a real estate development and management company. Our primary product currently is an all-student neighborhood of craftsman-style homes with all the convenience and amenities of a luxury apartment complex.

Aspen Heights began with the mission to “revolutionize student living” through best-in-class service and innovative product offerings. As we’ve grown, some of our products have changed, but our focus on people hasn’t. We want to hire and develop the best talent to help deliver a truly above & beyond customer experience, and we’ll...

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