We serve our residents and investors through acquiring, developing and operating apartment homes. Our daily focus is to enrich the lives of our team members and residents.
We strive in every aspect of property management and development to obtain excellence and other qualities of being outstanding!
Positive Winning Attitude
We approach each task and interaction with a “can do” attitude, focusing on potential solutions instead of the problem itself.
Knowing that a reactive stance means always being behind, we seek to anticipate what might happen and address issues immediately.
We always seek to discover and speak the kind truth to each other and to everyone we encounter.
Believing we are blessed far beyond what we deserve, we approach life and work knowing that we are all just human beings, with similar struggles and aspirations.
We genuinely care about our fellow team members and our residents, and it shows.
Our Team’s Key Players
Steve has managed, developed, and operated multi-family housing since 1992. Prior to founding Vita Residential, he served as a principal with a management company ranked in the top 100 regionally and servicing 9,300 units in 14 states. Since 2006, Steve has developed more than $250 million multi-family properties finance via FHA debt. He is a Certified Property Manager and Certified Commercial Investment Member who holds a Tennessee Real Estate Broker’s license and a Tennessee General Contractor’s license.
Malinda Pearson Tolleson
VP, Property Management
Malinda is a performance-driven, operations professional with over 23 years of expertise in leadership/problem solving for multifamily operations. Recognized for inventive strategies and solutions that improve NOI and property performance, she has broad experience in new construction, repositioning assets and maximizing the value of stabilized properties. Mrs. Tolleson has also led the conversions of over 40 apartments, on a national platform. She is known for her ability to mobilize top-tier talent to create a high-performance culture that consistently achieves results in all types of market conditions. Malinda holds a BBA in Real Estate Finance from the University of Miami.
Suzanne serves in the capacity of Executive Assistant to Steve Sisson as well as overseeing all things Human Relations. Prior to joining VITA Residential, she worked for a property management and development company and owned a specialty remodeling company. Suzanne enjoys connecting the team members of the company and handling all the details that make everyone’s day go well. She lives in Spring Hill, TN with her husband, three children and mother. In her free time she enjoys camping with her family.
Miranda serves as VITA’s Accounting Manager and brings with her 7 years of experience in public accounting. Prior to joining VITA Residential, Miranda managed numerous accounts in a variety of industries including multi-family residence & HUD financed developments. She brings to the team the capability to merge operational function with tax & reporting requirements. Miranda holds a bachelor’s in business management from the University of Wisconsin.