Yardi Systems, the Santa Barbara-based developer of property and asset management software, has hired on new VP of Sales, the firm said earlier this week. Yardi said that Peter Hill has joined it as Vice President of Sales for the Western United States. Hill joins the firm after serving at PeopleSoft, SAP, and JD Edwards. Yardi said that Hill has held leadership positions in the real estate, construction and homebuilding industries for the last 20 years. Yardi develops asset management and property management software used by companies to manage their real estate.