Our Team

Maribeth Edmonds

Maribeth Edmonds

Director, Meadow Lane Private Staffing

Maribeth brings warmth and savvy to her role connecting clients and candidates in the Hamptons. With twenty years of experience managing the homes and estates of multiple high-profile clients, she has a first-hand understanding of the unique needs and standards of fine homes.

From assessing staffing needs for newly built or expanding estates to finding talented, experienced candidates for existing homes, Maribeth has an instinct for making perfect matches that lead to happy households. She lives with her husband, Tom, and their dog, Daisy, in Southampton.

What led you to Meadow Lane Staffing?

I had known David Crimmins for 15 years, when I worked with private staff agencies in my career as a Personal Assistant, House Manager, and Estate Manager. He was so different – down-to-earth, honest, a pleasure to work with – and he always had terrific candidates. When he offered me the opportunity to join Crimmins Staffing as a recruiter I leapt at the chance. Meadow Lane is our newest venture, catering specifically to our clients and candidates in and around the Hamptons.


What makes a great client?

Communication is everything. The more I understand the client’s lifestyle and what they prize in an employee, the better match I can make.


What makes a great candidate?

We have an expression: Is this an “on-time professional” – someone who is serious about their career, and takes pride in their work? And do they have good judgment and the gift of anticipation – the ability to think a few steps ahead to provide the best possible service?


What sets Meadow Lane apart?

We have respect for the all the good that can come from this process – keeping it professional, but also making the selection and hiring experience as caring and fair as possible for all parties.


What sets you apart as a recruiter?

In my career I have been both a client and a candidate, so I know how Hamptons households are unique. I understand both the 5-star expectations at the “front of the house,” and the type of skills and amount of staff required to keep these homes running at peak performance.


David Crimmins

David Crimmins


David founded Crimmins Residential Staffing in order to bring a heightened level of caring and understanding to the matching process and personal attention to the residential placement field. Meadow Lane Private Staffing was then created as a unique division to respond to the needs of our Hamptons clients.

As Manager in the Greenwich, CT and New York City offices of one of the largest and most well respected Domestic Staffing Agencies for 10 years, David developed a unique expertise in matching clients with candidates. His approach to the matching process was so thorough and personalized, he achieved a 75% success rate for placements lasting three years or longer.

Previously, David was a Manager with Onward Healthcare placing registered nurses. He also served in ministry to high school and middle school kids as an Area Director for Young Life in Greenwich, CT.

David is a graduate of The Hill School and Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and also attended Fuller Theological Seminary. He lives in Greenwich with his wife, Beth, their three children, dog Ruby and their newest addition, rescue dog Nacho!

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