Kairoi Residential — a premier, vertically integrated, multifamily investment, development and property management company – announced the promotion of Elizabeth Meyers to director of client services, based in the Denver market. Elizabeth has more than 12 years of leadership experience in the multi-family industry, with a wealth of expertise in social outreach, marketing, relationship building and property operations.
“Elizabeth has proven herself to be a very valuable part of our team, providing our residents and partners with a professional commitment to their satisfaction and success,” said Sam Kasparek, managing partner of Kairoi Residential. “At Kairoi we strive to provide everyone we work for and represent with a team of individuals who are leaders in the industry and respected by their peers. Elizabeth exemplifies that goal in every possible way.
Elizabeth has provided management services for more than 20 clients in nine states and is well-versed in lease-ups, value add, repositioning, and all classes of asset type. Her background in design and understanding of residents’ needs has solidified her work as a pre-construction consultant on luxury ground-up developments, as well as spearheading thousands of unit renovations and many other capital improvement projects. In the past, she worked with leading companies such as Lincoln Property Company and Aspen Square Management and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Communications and Psychology from the University of Montana.
i2 Construction Hires Assistant Project Manager and Office Manager
i2 Construction, a Denver-based full-service commercial general contractor recently welcomed two new professionals to its team: Jill Jimerson as assistant project manager, and Ally Hyziak as office manager.
Jill joins i2 with 10 years of industry experience. She began her construction career estimating roofing and restoration projects later working her way up to a project coordinator role on ground-up and multifamily projects. This is where Jill gained much experience in and found her love of construction management. In her current role as an assistant project manager with i2 she will work in support of the senior project managers composing contracts, obtaining permits, and tracking long lead items, to name a few. She also works directly with clients, architects and the field to ensure a smooth execution of projects and help to maintain healthy, long lasting relationships with everyone involved.
Ally has approximately 10 years of experience in sales, marketing, and office management, with three of those spent in the construction industry. She provides overall support to all departments internally throughout i2 and assists with business development and marketing. She earned a Bachelor of Science Applied Business Analytics and Certificate in Marketing Management from the University of Southern California.
“As we continue to expand our organization, with new roles and depth of support, it has been incredible to find exceptional people across all departments. Ally and Jill give us just that, an expanded breadth of support and abilities that will continue to help us grow our abilities,” said Scott Farrell, president of i2 Construction.
BMC Investments Adds Four Members to its Leadership Team
BMC Investments (BMC), a Denver-based real estate investment company specializing in the acquisition, development, and management of properties across various asset classes and geographies, announced today the addition of four individuals to its leadership team: Tiffany Stanley as managing director, head of property management; Josh Mesner as senior vice president, asset management; Julian Felch as vice president, asset management; and Nick Martin as vice president, corporate finance & accounting.
“With over $1.6B in transaction volume in 2021 and even more aggressive goals in 2022, it’s imperative that we continue to add depth of experience to our leadership team,” said Matt Joblon, chief executive officer of BMC Investments. “With decades of combined experience, the addition of Tiffany, Julian, Josh and Nick will be invaluable as we pursue our growth plan of reaching $5B in assets under management over the next five years.”
Tiffany Stanley has joined BMC as managing director, head of property management. In her new role, she will oversee BMC’s property management platform, creating a scalable structure through operational discipline, technology and top-tier talent that can accommodate the growth of another 20,000 units over the next five years. Tiffany brings over 26 years of experience in the property management industry to BMC, including managing more than 30,000 units over the course of her career. Prior to joining BMC, Tiffany had most recently been executive vice president with Steadfast Apartment REIT, overseeing all aspects of property operations, including revenue management, procurement, and capital facilities operations.
Josh Mesner has joined BMC as a senior vice president of asset management where he will oversee asset management of BMC’s commercial assets, Class A multifamily and new developments while implementing an institutional portfolio management program to accommodate the company’s transition into fund management. Prior to joining BMC, he was a director of acquisitions in the Housing Group at Nuveen Real Estate, responsible for sourcing and closing equity investments across the firm’s various capital sources. Prior to Nuveen, Josh spent seven years at Invesco Real Estate, most recently as a portfolio manager on the Invesco U.S. Income Fund and previously three years in the transactions group. Before joining Invesco, Josh held real estate positions with Pacific Western Bank, Strategic Investment Group and JLL. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an MBA, specializing in Real Estate and received a BBA in Finance from James Madison University.
Julian Felch has joined BMC as vice president of asset management where he will oversee the management of the company’s workforce housing portfolio and execute the value-add business plans of interior and exterior renovations to upgrade Class B and C properties as well as implement new analytics to maximize revenue, reduce expenses and achieve operational outperformance for all properties.
Julian began his real estate career managing a multifamily construction project on West 30th Street in Manhattan and subsequently held several senior operations roles with prominent owner/operators in New York City, spanning multifamily, industrial, and commercial portfolios as well as alternative assets such as self-storage and parking. Most notably, Julian spent five years on the management team at the 80-acre, 11,200-unit Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village rental community in Manhattan, first with Rose Associates and then with CWCapital/CompassRock. He was centrally involved in re-positioning the property for its subsequent $5.3B sale in 2016. He earned a BA from Bates College and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Nick Martin has joined BMC as the vice president of accounting & corporate finance. He is responsible for the company’s accounting, reporting and financial planning & analysis functions. Prior to joining BMC, Nick was vice president of accounting & finance at Yugo, a student housing management company with nearly $2 billion in assets under management, where he was responsible for accounting and finance while leading multiple strategic initiatives, helping complete two national portfolio recapitalizations, and having a critical role in the formation of the joint venture between GSA and Morgan Stanley. Prior to joining Yugo, Nick spent 10 years in real estate, public accounting, business valuation and financial reporting which he achieved while serving in multiple roles and being a key member of two publicly traded financial reporting teams, CoreSite and Natural Grocers. He earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Master’s degrees in Finance and Economics from the University of Colorado and is a Certified Public Accountant.
National Storage Affiliates Trust Announces Executive Leadership Promotions
National Storage Affiliates Trust recently announced the following promotions among its senior leadership team, effective January 1, 2022:
Tiffany Kenyon has been promoted to executive vice president and general counsel (she was previously senior vice president and senior legal officer).
Melissa Cameron has been promoted to senior vice president of customer acquisitions (she was previously vice president of customer acquisitions).
“We’re extremely pleased to announce these promotions which recognize the growth in responsibility and expertise both Tiffany and Melissa have demonstrated,” said Tamara Fischer, president and chief executive officer, of NSA. “Their commitment to the continued success of NSA has been invaluable. These promotions exemplify NSA’s commitment to furthering our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives.”
Prior to her promotion, Tiffany served as NSA’s senior vice president and senior legal officer. She joined NSA in 2018 after previous positions with MarkWest Energy Partners, including vice president of law and working in private practice with Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder. She received her J.D. degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she graduated Order of the Coif, and received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Melissa also joined NSA in 2018 as vice president of marketing. She has over 20 years of experience in digital marketing, including roles as the senior director of digital marketing at Extra Space Storage where she led the digital marketing and customer experience teams. In 2014 she won the Direct Marketing News “40 under 40 award.” Melissa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a concentration in Marketing from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.