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Meet the crew at The Retreat East. We provide brand new apartments near UCF featuring exclusive community amenities and spacious floor plans — including four-, five-, and six-bedroom layouts — with modern interiors. Each member of our team is dedicated to helping future residents achieve a well-balanced and enjoyable college living experience. Contact us for more information about our student community!

Elizabeth Crawford

Sales and Marketing Manager

Elizabeth oversees all of The Retreat East’s sales and marketing efforts, from helping future residents sign their leases and understand community policies to planning fun events for future residents to attend! She can help you prepare for move-in day and understand our community amenities and apartment features. Elizabeth is most excited for residents to enjoy the brand-new home features like memory-foam mattresses and the redesigned furniture package! Ask Her About: How to be environmentally friendly at home, the best kayaking places in Orlando, and why she loves living in Florida!


Jessi Ridders

Assistant Sales and Marketing Manager

Jessi manages The Retreat East’s social media accounts, planning marketing events, and overall community outreach. She can be seen in the office helping residents pick out their favorite floor plan or at local bars and restaurants telling UCF students about our brand-new community. She is most excited for residents to enjoy the resort-style pool beach entry pool! Ask Her About: Her cats, moving across the country, and interior decorating tips.


Steven Gagle

Sales and Marketing Assistant

Steven assists with helping future residents at The Retreat East sign their leases and understand all the unique features our community has to offer for fall ’21. He loves helping students find the perfect home in Orlando and is most excited for them to enjoy watching the big game on our poolside Jumbotron. Ask Him About: UCF Football, his puppy, and his favorite parts of being a UCF Knight! Charge On!