Property Solutions & Services, Inc. brings together a team of diverse, dedicated and dynamic professionals who are committed to improving the assets of their owners, providing the best possible housing for their residents and improving the quality of their communities. This team includes accountants, property managers, occupancy specialists, site managers, assistants, maintenance technicians and caretakers. As the majority of our staff work onsite, we are readily available to residents, applicants and owners with the goal of providing exceptional services.
Our managers, occupancy specialists, maintenance and caretaking staff meet regularly to share ideas, provide creative solutions to current challenges, and develop ways to ensure best practices are being followed in all of the services we provide. Staff also participates in continual training to stay current with developments in their respective fields.
ASHER GAVZY, PRESIDENT AND CEO
As second-generation owner of Property Solutions and Services (PSS) Asher has spent his lifetime growing a passion for real estate, consulting and non-profit housing. Asher witnessed the beginning of PSS when he was a boy, as his mother and father started the business from their family living room in 1988.
Asher’s career begins with a BA in Hotel Management from Johnson & Wales University. After college Asher began his career in real estate starting with hotels. His first ventures were with the Hotel Viking in Newport, RI and then with the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. He then moved back to Minneapolis and began working for PSS on a variety of roles over the course of seven years. In 2019, Asher and business partner Patrick Moore purchased PSS from the past owner, Asher’s mother, Catherine Breier. PSS provides Asher with the ability to fulfill his personal passion of providing affordable housing in the Twin Cities community.
Asher brings his passion, strategic thinking, entrepreneurship mindset and execution experience to his team and clients. He is a licensed real estate broker with experience in property management. His funding expertise includes Section 8, LIHTC (Low Income Housing Tax Credit), MARIF, and HOME, and he maintains relationships with various government funding agencies including HUD, MHFA, AHC, Metropolitan Council, ST. Paul PHA and the MPHA as well as local municipalities. In 2018 Asher was invited to join the Hennepin County COC funding committee to provide strategic insight on behalf of the landlord community.
Asher’s vision for PSS is to continue to help its clients reach their ultimate potential in providing housing for those in need and building revenue.
PATRICK MOORE, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
After 10 years of working for PSS in a variety of roles and growing his passion for real estate, Patrick purchased the business with partner, Asher Gavzy, in 2019. In his multi-dimensional role as COO, Patrick oversees the PSS Section 8 portfolio and the Compliance Department.
Patrick brings 14 years of property management experience to PSS. In addition to managing a variety of PSS properties, he was integrally involved in the rehab of three substantial rehabilitation projects under the Tax Credit program. He first got his interest in property management as a site manager and continued to build his skillset as he received his CAM certification in 2007 and AHM certification in 2009.
Patrick works closely with owners, architects, and contractors during major renovations, providing recommendations on product selection and design. He meticulously works to minimize the disruption to families who are being relocated on and off-site during construction and meets and understands the strict timelines to leases-up the property, maximizing the available credits.
Patrick enjoys spending time with his 14 yr old son, traveling, scuba diving and relaxing in a hammock with a good book. Before PSS Patrick spent 2 years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the country of Suriname.
CATHERINE BREIER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS
As immediate past owner of Property Solutions & Services, Catherine Breier serves as an advisor to the business. Catherine brings a lifetime of experience to PSS as she founded PSS in 1988 and sold the business to her son, Asher Gavzy, in 2019.She has been working in real estate property management, planning, and development since 1976.