LeasingDesk Announces Vice President of Operations


Brian Keep brings more than 20 more years of insurance experience to multifamily industry

(May 12, 2009)—LeasingDesk© Insurance Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of RealPage, Inc., and a leading provider of point of lease systems to the multifamily industry, today announces Brian Keep as vice president of operations. In his new role, Keep is responsible for day-to-day functions including product development, account management, sales and catastrophe responses in collaboration with each of the company’s underwriters. He also oversees all facets of the LeasingDesk customer call center.

“Brian’s extensive experience and success in the insurance industry will provide LeasingDesk’s multifamily clients with even greater policy support and service,” said David Carner, president of LeasingDesk. “We are confident he will continue to position LeasingDesk as the leading provider of risk mitigation products to the multifamily industry.”

Keep joined the company in November 2008, bringing more than 20 years of insurance experience to LeasingDesk’s comprehensive suite of multifamily risk management offerings. Prior to joining the company, Keep served as chief operating officer for ZC Sterling Insurance Agency, Inc., an insurance, real estate tax and customer care solutions provider for the home builder and mortgage industry. In this position he was responsible for operational strategies as well as oversight of a 220 member call center sales team. During this time, Keep provided senior level account management to the 10 top home builders and mortgage and insurance companies including DR Horton, Beazer Homes, Bank of America and Wells Fargo and initiated the sales and service of more than $100 million in products. Throughout his lengthy insurance career Keep has held numerous positions with leading insurance providers including Allstate Insurance, Homesite Insurance Group and Zurich Personal Insurance.

“I am very excited to be part of the LeasingDesk team and look forward to enhancing the risk management solutions we offer to clients and the industry as a whole,” said Keep. “My knowledge of the insurance industry and my appreciation of LeasingDesk’s specialization in multifamily renter’s insurance have prepared me to continue developing new and innovative solutions to meet the challenges facing our clients.”

To schedule an interview with Mr. Keep or a LeasingDesk executive please contact Don Canfield at don@linnelltaylor.com or (303) 682-3942.

About LeasingDesk
LeasingDesk offerings are specifically designed for the multifamily industry. The suite of products and services automates everything from the lease application through execution of a signed lease. The product line includes online leasing, resident screening, electronic leasing forms and renter’s insurance. For more information on LeasingDesk, visit www.LeasingDesk.com, call 888-484-7132 or send an e-mail message to Sales@LeasingDesk.com

About RealPage
Located in Carrollton, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, RealPage provides products and services to more than 20,000 apartment communities across the United States. Its six on-demand product lines include OneSite© property management systems that automate the leasing, renting, management, and accounting of conventional, affordable, tax credit, student housing, and military properties; CrossFire© sales and marketing systems that boost occupancy and build retention; YieldStar© asset optimization systems that maximize asset valuation and investment return; Velocity utility management systems that accelerate payments for resident charges; LeasingDesk© risk mitigation systems that reduce a community’s exposure to risk and liability; and OpsTechnology spend management systems that help owners manage and reduce operating expenses. For more information, call 1-87-REALPAGE or visit www.realpage.com.