The candidate became Chief Investment Officer with AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB) in 2015. Prior to this he was most recently Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy with the company. Prior to joining the company, the candidate had been the Founding Principal of Abbey Road Property Group, a boutique development and investment firm focused on infill multifamily and mixed-use projects in the greater Washington area. Prior to founding Abbey Road, he was Senior Vice President at EYA from 2003 to 2006 (formerly Eakin/Youngentob Associates), responsible for directing and supervising all activities in the land acquisition and development group for this award-winning builder/developer of architecturally distinguished townhomes and condominiums. Prior to EYA, the candidate spent over seven years at AvalonBay in his first stint with the company, developing a wide variety of luxury rental communities in formats ranging from garden apartments to midrise with structured parking to high-rise with ground floor retail and underground parking. Upon his departure from AvalonBay, the candidate was Regional Vice President of Development with responsibility for the Washington, DC, New Jersey, and Chicago regions. Earlier experience includes work with Tishman Speyer Properties in both Houston and Northern Virginia, developing residential, office and retail uses. The candidate received a Bachelor’s degree from Brown University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and a Master’s degree from The Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, where he graduated with honors.
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB) buys, develops, renovates, and operates multifamily properties in the US. It specializes in upscale properties in high barrier-to-entry markets such as Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC. By providing luxury living in high-demand areas where apartment-zoned land is in low supply, AvalonBay can also charge premium rent. The REIT owns about 180 apartment communities with more than 53,000 units. It also has more than 30 properties under construction or redevelopment, and owns rights to develop more than 30 additional ones. Market Cap: $24.6 billion.
Candidate ID: 83060