Andy Mest is a Managing Director of Modern Living Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Greystar Real Estate Partners covering the Mid-Atlantic region. Andy leads the company’s off-site construction business in Knox, Pennsylvania, which produces 3D volumetric apartments, that are manufactured for Modern Living Solutions attainable housing strategy.
Before joining Greystar in 2014, Andy served as the Chief Estimator and Senior Director of Procurement for AvalonBay Communities, a publicly-traded REIT in Arlington, Virginia. Previous to AvalonBay, he was the Preconstruction Executive for Clark Building Group, where he led business development and preconstruction efforts with their third-party clients and in-house development group. Andy is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world, focused on off-site construction, modular construction, and prefabrication. He is also a guest lecturer at Virginia Tech University and Clemson University.
Andy holds a BSBA in Finance and Economics from Shippensburg University and has completed advanced coursework at Johns Hopkins University in their Real Estate program.