Our Mission
Enhance the lives of our tenants by placing them in the best locations for affordable prices.

About Us

Latitude 38 Housing Services has recently changed to Urbanests. We feel we needed to get into the minds of our market to reflect our mission and focus as a company to continue being a leading provider for affordable housing options in San Francisco.

With the high demand for student, tech, and corporate housing in San Francisco we understand finding affordable housing options in urban areas can be such a drag. At Urbanests, we want to take the stress out of your housing search experience and provide you with a simple and convenient service to put an end to your quest for your nest in the city.

Our diverse and international team is proud to be a leading provider of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

We work with universities, corporations, and boot camps, with the goal of finding students, interns, techies, young professionals, and others the best-fit accommodation for them in this great city. We have properties available in the most exciting locations in the great city of San Francisco. Our offerings include fully furnished communal and private living spaces in a variety of great locations suited to meet all types of needs for our clients. All of our buildings are managed by our experienced team.

Our focus is to make your housing experience as simple and affordable as possible, furthermore creating communities one friend at a time.


Tony Brettkelly

A proud Kiwi, born and raised in New Zealand. Endured a career as a professional squash player. Has been in the real estate industry for 20 years

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Ping Ngeow
Director of Operations / Co-Founder

SF transient from Rural Pennsylvania. Loves travel and to see new things. Has never been skydiving.

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Maria Nesheva
Director of Leasing/ Co-Founder

From Bulgaria. Has studied, lived and worked in 5 countries.Plays tennis daily and likes to stay active. Loves summer and the beach.

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Mats Nalsen
Director of Finance

Mats is an Electrical Engineer with a Masters degree in Business. A food enthusiast, frustrated tennis player, huge Cardinals fan.

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Our Team

Alina Kravchuk-Liu Marketing Manager
Alina Kravchuk-Liu
Marketing Manager
Chris Tanasescu Marketing Assistant
Chris Tanasescu
Marketing Assistant
Pulak Jayaswal Web Development
Pulak Jayaswal
Web Development
Wendy Miller Accounting Manager
Wendy Miller
Accounting Manager
AB Rao Leasing Agent
AB Rao
Leasing Agent
Lexa Thompson Leasing Agent
Lexa Thompson
Leasing Agent
Manpreet Rajpal Leasing Agent
Manpreet Rajpal
Leasing Agent


Tony Brettkelly

Tony Brettekelly

Tony has lived in San Francisco for 22 years. He has a strong network of relationships that have helped Latitude 38 Group become a leader in student and corporate housing in San Francisco. His in-depth knowledge of real estate and the intricacies of business development have allowed Latitude 38 Group to become a big part of quality, affordable housing in San Francisco. Tony has focused on creating an outstanding team where service and attention to detail are a priority. He has four daughters and lives with his wife, Grace in Cow Hollow.

Ping Ngeow
Director of Operations / Co-Founder

Ping brings four years of customer service and retail experience to Latitude 38 Group. She holds a BS from Penn State University in Business Management and an MBA from the University of San Francisco in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Her abilities allow her to increase Latitude 38 Group awareness through various marketing tools. She is a San Francisco transplant with a passion for adventure and travel. In her spare time, she likes to take part in community service activities by volunteering at nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area.

Maria Nesheva
Director of Leasing/ Co-Founder

Maria comes from Bulgaria but has an international background after studying, living and working in Europe, US and Latin America. While doing her Master's Degree in San Francisco, Mariya started as an intern in Latitude 38 Group. Her experience in the real estate industry helped her realize a real gap in the housing market which needed to be filled. She dedicated herself in helping students and professionals get the best of living in the city and developed our Housing Services division. Mariya speaks four languages, starts the day with yoga and spends her free time playing tennis, traveling and discovering new places.

Mat Nalsen
Director of Operations

Mats is an Electrical Engineer with a Masters degree in Business. Besides of a strange love for numbers, Mats is a food enthusiast, a frustrated tennis player and a baseball fan (or more precise the SL Cardinals fan). In the company, Mats is a utility worker with multitasking capabilities supporting finance and operations