John Eckel

John Eckel

Partner and Director, Capital Markets

John is a Partner and Director of Capital Markets, where he manages the firm's capital markets activities and is also involved with investor relations, business development, and charitable giving. Prior to joining, he ran Real Max, a real estate private equity firm.

He previously also served as a Senior Investment Banker with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and specialized in raising debt capital for Fortune 500 and middle market corporate clients.

He earned a BBA in International Business from the University of Georgia Honors Program with High Honors, where he received the President’s Award for Leadership and Scholarship and served as a Justice on the Student Judiciary. He is a former Board member of the Atlanta Contemporary and is active with several other non-profit organizations.

Executive Leadership

Brett Finkelstein


Brooks Castellaw


John Eckel

Partner and Director, Capital Markets

Sharon Hatfield

Chief Operating Officer

Jim Mauck

Chief Financial Officer

Bruce Douglas

General Counsel

Alan Walsh

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Kevin Owens

Executive Vice President, Operations

Heather Sizemore

Senior Vice President, Student Housing Division

Ian Bingham

Senior Vice President, Client Services

Ryan Nigro

Senior Vice President, IT

Investment and Development Leadership

Brett Oliver

Director of Development

Jeremy Furman

Vice President, Acquisitions

Aaron Harden

Director of Asset Management

Paul Myslinski

Director of Finance

Tareka Smith

Corporate Controller

Management Leadership

Wendy Tucker

Senior Regional Vice President, Operations

Hollie Lawing

Regional Vice President

John Paulus

Regional Vice President

Ryan Perez

Vice President of Marketing

Scott Templeton

Vice President, Business Services

Nicole YeeSing-Batson

Controller, Property Accounting

Paul Arthur

Director of Construction Services

Scott Haney

Director of Maintenance

Richard Shasteen

Risk Manager