we are STYL

what we do


At STYL, we create extraordinary communities. In each of our unique communities across the country, we combine stylish living with a warm atmosphere.

We bring our dedicated customer service to you – we strive to ensure that everything you need is taken care of as quickly as possible. We add the STYL touch – homes that are thoughtfully designed to be beautiful, community-spirited and create an exceptional living experience.



Jay Friedeck

Managing Director of Asset Management & Operations

Mr. Friedeck is the Managing Director of Asset Management & Operations at Magnolia Capital and STYL Residential, a nationally focused multifamily investor based in Chicago. Mr. Friedeck oversees asset management, revenue, marketing and capital for Magnolia Capital. Prior to joining Magnolia Capital, Mr. Friedeck worked for LivCor, a Blackstone Portfolio Company focused on multifamily. Mr. Friedeck was one of the first empl...


Zach Brooks

Senior Manager, Capital Projects & Maintenance

Zach Brooks is the Director of Capital Projects and Maintenance, responsible for leading the execution of capital improvement projects and maintenance operations for the company. Zach joined Magnolia Capital in November 2017. Prior to joining Magnolia, Zach worked at The University of Chicago, Laramar Group, and SMS Assist where he executed renovation work at scale across various asset types and classes. Zach’s real estate e...


Elyse Colmenero

HR Director

Elyse Colmenero joined STYL Residential in February 2020 and brings a wide range of HR experience to the team, including recruitment, employee training, employee engagement, coaching and career development. Prior to joining STYL Residential, she was a Senior HR Business Partner at Citadel where she directly advised 11 business heads and provided HR support for over 350 employees globally. Elyse is certified to administer Hogan...


Nick Fetchik

Senior Sales Manager

Nick has over 10 years of sales experience, which includes experience in call center metrics, inside sales, and management. Nick spent 9 years of his career with the Chicago White Sox where he started as a Sales Associate, transitioned to Group Sales Account Executive, and worked his way up to Manager of Inside Sales. As a manager, he oversaw a team of 10 associates and was responsible for training, developing, and maximizing ...


Amber Flores

Screening Manager

Prior to joining STYL in August 2020, Amber Flores managed and developed the applications department at Home Partners of America (Single-Family lease with a  right to purchase program) for over 5 years. There, she managed the application screening for 18000+ single family properties in 25 states. She has a strong background in process development and improvement. Amber is responsible for designing, maintaining, and improving ...


Chris Glennen

Construction Manager

Prior to joining STYL, Chris was supervising regional level maintenance and construction at First Communities for 3 years. He helped renovate 12 properties and was the Regional Maintenance Supervisor for over 1,500 units reporting to over 6 ownership groups. Prior to First Communities, Chris was with Resource Residential for 8 years working in a variety of roles starting as a Maintenance Tech and eventually transitioning into ...


Ari Sokolow

Senior Analyst, Operations

Ari Sokolow is an Asset Management Analyst for STYL Residential, a nationally focused multifamily investor based in Chicago. Prior to joining STYL Residential, Mr. Sokolow held internship positions with PwC’s Financial Markets group located in the New York City office and Allan Domb Real Estate in Philadelphia. Mr. Sokolow earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Real Estate from the Kelley School of Business at I...


Robert Waz

Senior Manager, Revenue & Strategic Operations

Mr. Waz is the Revenue Manager at Magnolia Capital, a nationally focused multifamily investor based in Chicago. Mr. Waz oversees revenue and ancillary income strategy for Magnolia Capital. Prior to joining Magnolia, Mr. Waz was directly responsible for the asset management of LivCor’s core Texas markets of Dallas, Houston and San Antonio comprised of 28 assets, over 8,000 units, $100M in annual rental income and an approxima...


Becky Ziegel

Design Manager

Mrs. Ziegel is a Design Manager for Magnolia Capital, a nationally focused multifamily investor based in Chicago. Prior to joining Magnolia Capital, Mrs. Ziegel was a designer at Simeone Deary Design Group where she focused on adaptive reuse and new construction hospitality interior projects. At Simeone Deary, she contributed to the design development and documentation of multiple hotels and resorts around the country. Mrs. Zi...


Jennifer English

Property Systems Administrator

Jennifer brings to STYL Residential over 20 years in the Property Management industry. Her experience includes roles in supporting Student Living, Affordable, and Conventional assets. Jennifer’s past work on-site included a role as Business Manager for the largest asset in the southeast consisting of more than 1700 units. Following her accomplishments on-site, Jennifer transitioned to Corporate Software Administration roles,...