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Estate Manager

Estate managers are top-level household staff, responsible for managing a large household or multiple properties for the same employer. They maintain a high level of service, working directly with the employer. Estate managers act as the head of all household staff, supervising gardeners, housekeepers, chefs, and other domestic care workers, sometimes in more than one location.

MoniCare estate managers are knowledgeable in personnel and property management. They also have a wide range of expertise in project management, event planning, accounting, budgeting, landscaping, and security system management. Estate manager candidates typically have business, engineering, or property maintenance backgrounds.

This household staff position requires leadership skills, problem solving, flexibility, creativity, and intuitive thinking. Estate managers possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate superb social etiquette.

Estate manager duties include:

Setting and maintaining household service standards
Creating and updating a household service manual
Hiring, training, and managing domestic staff
Processing payroll
Paying household bills
Conducting accounting
Creating budgets
Assisting with property-related purchases
Finding, screening, and overseeing vendors and contractors
Managing property renovation projects
Supervising landscaping and pool maintenance
Supervising the maintenance of vehicles and yachts
Planning and executing social events

We place estate managers for long-term come-and-go and live-in positions on a full-time basis (minimum of 40 hours per week). The estate manager’s salary is $50,000-$150,000 per year, depending on credentials, experience, and job requirements.

Fee and Guarantee:
Review our Fee Schedule. The fee includes a full search, extensive background check, and long-term guarantee. We commit to conducting another full search at no additional cost to you in the unlikely event that a hired candidate becomes unavailable or does not work out.

To start your search:
Review our Placement Process.

Fill out our Client Application and sign the Client Agreement. We will contact you within 4 business hours.


Call us for a complimentary Client Consultation:

  312-280-5200   708-588-1111  (Chicago, South and West Suburbs)
  847-221-6200   630-315-0555  (North and Northwestern Suburbs)

 We will contact you in 1 business hour

 Fill out at least 80% of your application

Licensed and bonded with Illinois Department of Labor since 2003.
Proud member of the International Nanny Association (INA), adhering to the highest industry standards of professional ethics and service.


owner of MoniCare Monika JanuskyteMonika Januskyte
Founder of     MoniCare Nannies and Household Staffing, Inc.

Grace Gall
Placement Director

Rebecca Miller MoniCare Placement CounselorRebecca Miller
Placement Counselor










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