The candidate joined Bell Partners in 2010 as the Chief Investment Officer and eventually Chair of the Executive Committee. As of February 2016, she assumed the role of President and oversees all aspects of the company’s business including investment, finance, operations, fund management, accounting and construction. The candidate is also responsible for guiding the company’s investment strategy, broadening its institutional capital sources, strengthening the investment infrastructure and directing transaction and financing initiatives. Prior to joining Bell Partners, the candidate was a 20-year veteran with AvalonBay Communities (NYSE: AVB), a leading public apartment REIT and a member of the S&P 500, and Trammell Crow Residential, its predecessor entity. In her role as Managing Director at AvalonBay, she was responsible for the company’s national transaction activity, which consisted of roughly 60,000 apartment homes valued at approximately $6.5 billion. The candidate also helped to raise and oversee AvalonBay’s discretionary institutional investment vehicles with total equity commitments of $730 million. The candidate earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan where she graduated with highest honors.
Established in 1976, Bell Partners Inc. is a privately held, vertically integrated apartment investment and management company focused on high-quality multifamily communities throughout the United States. Bell Partners is a top-15 apartment operator, with nearly 50,000 homes across 14 states and the District of Columbia, and is one of the largest apartment renovators in the industry. The company has over 1,500 associates and 8 offices (including its headquarters in Greensboro, NC) and offers an extensive and full service operating platform containing expertise in acquisitions and dispositions, financing, property operations, accounting, risk management and all other related support functions. Bell Partners is led by a senior management team with an average of over 20 years of experience that has invested throughout all phases of the real estate cycle and has helped the company complete over $13 billion of apartment transactions since 2002.
Candidate ID: 85539