Peter Mahler is the Founder and President of Mahler Private Staffing and a nationally recognized expert in the staffing, management, and care of fine homes. Peter’s deep knowledge, experience, aesthetic and vision drive the Mahler Private Staffing mission to help our clients live well.
Under Peter’s direction, the firm serves over 1,000 of America’s leading families by providing staffing and consulting services for their homes, businesses and family offices. Peter is considered a trusted advisor to our highly discerning and exclusive clientele, who value expertise, privacy, discretion and excellence. Mahler Private Staffing offers impeccable service, combined with The Mahler Match process (TM), a proprietary method designed to match client preferences with the best candidates from our exclusive network of top household and office professionals.
During his high school and college years, Peter started a premium home cleaning service for 90 families along Milwaukee’s North Shore. After college, Peter founded Mahler Clean, a commercial cleaning business that maintained 10 million square feet of space per day over four states. In 2017, Mahler Clean was acquired by the company’s longtime executive team and continues to thrive.
Peter has also taken his passion for helping clients live better into the world of luxury real estate. In 2010, he founded the Mahler Real Estate Group, which ultimately became Mahler Sotheby’s International Realty in 2017. Peter is the Managing Partner of a real estate investment partnership, El Paseo Holdings LLC, in Palm Springs.
Peter divides his time between Milwaukee, New York City and California. He is engaged with the various communities through his support and involvement in civic, cultural and philanthropic activities. He is on the board of the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Peter is a member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), and the Greater Milwaukee Committee. He currently serves as co-chair for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Capital Campaign and previously founded the Wisconsin AIDS Fund.
Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Marquette University and attended Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program.