AVE Careers



AVE is experiencing rapid growth, and we are looking for motivated team members who desire a long-term, extended stay career opportunity within a unique and passionate company.

At AVE, we are more than just a real estate company, we are a people and service-first company. We own and operate beautiful properties, but it's our team members who make the difference. They go above and beyond to deliver the highest level of service to our residents and clients and to make an impact in our communities.

Jamie Capodiferro

Jamie Capodiferro,

Director of Talent Acquisition

“Welcome to AVE Careers! As we continue to expand our portfolio of communities, we are seeking A+ players who want to grow with us. We recognize our most important asset is our team members, and we commit to those team members who embrace our values of hard work, dedication, passion, service, and excellence."

Meet the Team



Watch our corporate housing career video and read testimonials below to learn why our team members love working at AVE.

Alice Oswald

VP of Business Development

"I love coming to work every day! I genuinely enjoy my clients. It gives me such satisfaction to deliver them the best-in-class corporate housing."

Liz Shirinian

Marketing Manager

"I love the exciting challenge each day brings and working alongside passionate team members. We all feel like we're making a difference in our residents' lives and in the community."

Paul Defruscio

Senior VP, Asset

"I've grown so much since I started with the company in 2003 - it's really empowering that I get to share that experience and develop new team members. I love that I have the opportunity to turn my ideas into a reality every day."

Thomas Petruzziello

General Manager, AVE Clifton

"I love the entrepreneurial spirit of AVE. Autonomy, combined with strong leadership and support, enables every AVE team member the ability to be successful."

Barbara Feit

Regional Business Development Director, AVE-NJ

"I love the thrill of the sale! And having a great supportive team and an amazing product gives me such confidence and passion for what I'm selling."

Jamie D'Ercole

Senior General Manager, AVE Florham Park

"I am very proud to be part of the AVE family. Our team understands and embodies common goals and values that result in such a unique and special brand."

Alice Oswald
Liz Shirinian
Paul Defruscio
Thomas Petruzziello
Barbara Feit
Jamie D'Ercole

Team Member Journeys

We set up our team members for success by investing in their personal and professional growth. We take great pride in promoting from within. Check out a few of our team member journeys below.

Lea Anne Welsh Lea Anne Welsh

COO: Korman Communities
President: AVE

Cassandra Dobutovich Cassandra Dobutovich

Resident Services Director

Sarah Smolka Sarah Smolka

Regional Director - PA

Rodger Meske Rodger Meske

Regional Maintenance Director - PA

AVE in ACTion



Our values system QUEST stands for Quality, Uniqueness, Excellence, Service, and Teamwork.

While all of these standards are important to the Korman family, service has always been the driving force throughout the company and family history. That commitment to service extends beyond the walls of our beautiful properties. We believe in being engaged corporate citizens - giving back to the communities in which we do business.

Learn more about our current community partners and initiatives and how we're making a difference in our neighborhoods.

When Lea Anne Welsh, COO of Korman Communities and president of AVE, first met Adam Lowy, founder of Move For Hunger, she immediately saw synergies between the organization's operations and culture. Move For Hunger, a nonprofit with one clear, but large mission - to mobilize the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger - was Lowy's brainchild and the result of his time spent working on moving trucks at his family's 4th generation moving company, Lowy's Moving Service.

AVE and Move For Hunger formalized a partnership in September 2015, seamlessly integrating a program into AVE's daily operations to collect food for local food banks that would otherwise be thrown out when AVE guests or residents move.

In addition, AVE hosts two large food drives every year - one in September for Hunger Action Month and one in November for Thanksgiving. AVE team members also participate in Move For Hunger fund-raisers such as 5ks and truck pulls.

There is a lot of longevity at AVE – team members who have been with the company 10, 15, 20 years, many of them women who have worked hard and achieved success within the organization. 

COO Lea Anne Welsh and the leadership team knew they wanted to partner with an organization that empowered women in need to pursue employment and economic security through apparel, advice, and advocacy. Career Wardrobe was a natural fit. 

Since, AVE has hosted two Professional Clothing Drives at all communities in The Greater Philadelphia Area, sponsored and participated in the organization's annual fund-raiser “Hope’s Night Out,” and hosted their “Suit Up & Meet Up” event at our brand new community in King of Prussia, PA. 

These initiatives have created such excitement internally that our team members are exploring more opportunities to benefit Career Wardrobe like a mentorship program in various skill areas including interviewing, communications, and leadership.

For three years, AVE team members have been participating in the Corporate FunRun series in New Jersey and Suburban Philadelphia to benefit pediatric and blood cancer research and treatment. Anywhere from 15 to 30 team members have enrolled in each 5k annually to support Tackle Kids Cancer and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


Corporate FunRun’s mission is to promote team-building and health and fitness within companies while giving back to the community.


Tackle Kids Cancer, the official charity of Corporate FunRun North Jersey 5k, is a program supporting the Children’s Cancer Institute at HackensackUMC. All donations made to Tackle Kids Cancer benefit essential clinical care, unique support services, and ground-breaking cancer research to find a cure.


The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the official charity of Corporate FunRun Greater Philadelphia 5k, aims to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the qualify of life for patients and their families.


It's become a great team-building experience that our team members look forward to every year - at the end of the day, they just want to be together and make a difference in our communities.

Danielle D'Amore, Resident Representative at AVE Union, learned about an opportunity to host a back-to-school supplies drive to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America through her local REALTORS® Association Board.

 

A mother, Danielle knew firsthand that starting the school year with the necessary supplies promotes learning, boosts self-esteem, and helps kids get excited for their first day of school.

 

She introduced the drive to her fellow Resident Representatives in New Jersey, and all four communities were eager to participate.

 

Donations of backpacks, binders, notebooks, calculators, crayons, pencils, rulers, scissors, and more poured in and were delivered to students from K-5 throughout New Jersey.

 

Danielle hopes to spearhead this initiative every August.

The Perks

AVE-ocate Earn a bonus for recruiting FT and PT team members with our AVEocate program
Training Personalized 1-on-1 training program with brand leadership team members
Discounts Enjoy discounts, special offers, and access to preferred seating and tickets to top attractions, theme parks, shows, sporting events, and movies with TicketsatWork
Career Growth Opportunities for career growth and advancement
Health plans Comprehensive health, dental, and vision benefits package
401K 401K with company match
Salary Competitive salary and incentive plan
Team Engagement Team community engagement and charity opportunities such as 5ks, drives, and volunteer time, supported and paid by AVE
Environment Family company with a fun, positive, and professional work environment
AVE King of Prussia team

AVE is Hiring!



AVE is experiencing rapid growth in New Jersey, The Greater Philadelphia Area, and the East Bay Area of California.

If you are a driven professional who embraces our values and promotes and drives our standards of excellence, you will achieve success and grow within our organization.

Apply Below Today!

Outside Sales/Business Development Representative

Are you a hungry young professional seeking an outside sales position with long-term advancement opportunity? Look no further, jump start your career with AVE! Read more

Location(s):

New Jersey

Outside Sales/Business Development Manager

Are you a motivated sales hunter who enjoys winning the sale through relationship-building and creative solutions? Look no further! Read more

Location(s):

Philadelphia, PACaliforniaNew JerseyPennsylvania

Leasing & Guest Services Specialist

Leasing & Guest Services Specialists have a desire to assist others and provide superior customer service, respond quickly to all resident needs, and go above and beyond to deliver the highest level of guest services and satisfaction every day. You must love to connect with prospects to learn about and meet their needs as well as be sales oriented with a passion for marketing the property, conducting tours and closing leases. Read more

Location(s):

Walnut Creek, CA

Painter

AVE by Korman Communities is currently seeking an experienced Painter for our flexible-stay community. Read more

Location(s):

Blue Bell, PA

Regional Director

Are you a committed, high energy leader who is passionate about developing and rallying teams of A+ players to operate residential communities at the highest level? Look no further!

AVE is seeking a Regional Director who will be responsible for the hands-on management and day to day operations of our two communities in Emeryville and Walnut Creek with regional level oversight.

Read more

Location(s):

California

Resident Services Specialist (Full-Time Evening)

Are you passionate about helping others? Successful Resident Services Specialists at AVE have a desire to provide exceptional service to our residents, many of which are staying with us because they are on extended business travel or their life is in transition, and desire a lifestyle of comfort and convenience. Read more

Location(s):

Clifton, NJ

Resident Services Specialist (Part-Time)

Are you passionate about helping others? Successful Resident Services Specialists at AVE have a desire to provide exceptional service to our residents, many of which are staying with us because they are on extended business travel or their life is in transition, and desire a lifestyle of comfort and convenience. Read more

Location(s):

Blue Bell, PASomerset, NJ

Resident Services Specialist (Part-Time Overnight)

Are you passionate about helping others? Successful Resident Services Specialists at AVE have a desire to provide exceptional service to our residents, many of which are staying with us because they are on extended business travel or their life is in transition, and desire a lifestyle of comfort and convenience. Read more

Location(s):

Philadelphia, PA

Maintenance Technician

We are looking for a team player that is a hands-on technician and thrives on a fast-paced and diversified operation. Read more

Location(s):

Malvern, PAUnion, NJ

Porter

The position is responsible for maintaining AVE Brand Standards of cleanliness and presentation, while creating a positive, safe and organized work environment. Read more

Location(s):

Downingtown, PAKing of Prussia, PAUnion, NJ

Regional Executive Housekeeper

AVE by Korman Communities is seeking a full-time Regional Executive Housekeeper for our flexible-stay communities in Pennsylvania. Read more

Location(s):

Pennsylvania

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