Servitas Expands Team with Hiring of Christy Grimste

DALLAS, TEXAS— Servitas LLC, a nationally renowned real estate development firm specializing in student housing, welcomes Christy Grimste as Assistant Vice President of Business Development. In Christy’s new role, based in Dallas, Texas, she will be responsible for coordinating business efforts among Servitas development and management services teams.

“I have a passion for helping meet the housing needs of college students,” Grimste said. “With Servitas’ exceptional vision, quality, and management capabilities, I’m excited to bring housing solutions to colleges across America.” Prior to joining Servitas, Christy served as the Acquisition and Development Manager for a student housing development firm where she helped develop over 3,300 beds valued at $600M. Christy has over 10 years of experience in operations audit and management, spending the last four years in commercial real estate, specifically student housing.

“We are thrilled to welcome Christy to our team as she brings a solid background in development management,” said Denise Hauck, Executive Vice President of Servitas. “With her vast portfolio and years of experience, she is of great value to our organization to expand our client relationships.”

Christy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland System, and an MBA from the University of London.


About Servitas

Servitas is a nationally renowned real estate development firm with a strong focus in student housing. The firm provides its clients with the full suite of services including market and demand research, development management, financial structuring (including public-private partnerships), construction management, and property management. Servitas has developed over 45 higher education student housing projects nationwide and secured over $1B in tax-exempt financing. More information on Servitas can be found at, or follow us on LinkedIn.