Riverstone Executives to Headline Speaking Engagements at Multifamily Events This Fall

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Walt Smith and Terry Danner to Share Expertise on Multifamily Leadership Opportunities and Challenges

“As seasoned industry executives, Walt and Terry play critical roles in leading Riverstone, as well as the multifamily industry as a whole, into the future,” asserted Katie Fleischer, senior VP, corporate marketing and communications,Riverstone.

In October 2011, Walt Smith, CEO of Riverstone Residential Group, and Terry Danner, president of Riverstone, will take active roles in shaping multifamily leadership discourse by speaking at the RealShare Apartments 2011 Conferences and the Multifamily Executive Conference, respectively.

Smith will address attendees of the 10th Annual RealShare NEW YORK Conference in New York, NY on October 12, by participating on the panel, Multifamily: Leading the Way. The panel will examine why multifamily fundamentals are currently so successful, and discuss where the market is heading in the coming years. Later that month, Smith will participate in the October 20 RealShare APARTMENTS 2011 Conference in Los Angeles, CA, with an expected attendance of 1,000. During his participation on the Industry Leaders panel, Smith will expound on what he has learned in his twenty-plus years in the multifamily field, and will share his perspective on future multifamily developments and trends.

Danner will also assume a key role in creating dialogue around multifamily trends in October, having been selected to speak at the Multifamily Executive Conference. The conference, which will take place October 3-5 in Las Vegas, NV, will examine strategies for industry leadership, revenue maximization, operations, development, and technology. As a featured panelist, Danner will draw on his years of experience in the multifamily industry to offer strategies for attendees to maximize the opportunities available in today’s rental boom. Danner will also be participating at the National Apartment Association (NAA) Board Meeting in late September as well as the NAA Board Meeting and Assembly of Delegates in November. He currently chairs both the Legislative Committee and 2012 Education Conference Committee for NAA.

“As seasoned industry executives, Walt and Terry play critical roles in leading Riverstone, as well as the multifamily industry as a whole, into the future,” asserted Katie Fleischer, senior vice president of corporate marketing and communications at Riverstone. ”They welcome the opportunities to share market perspectives and best practices with their peers and collaborate and develop strategies that will benefit the industry on a global scale.”

In his capacity as CEO, Smith provides strategic leadership and operational oversight to Riverstone and its affiliated U.S. companies. He was one of the three founding principals of HSC Real Estate, serving as its president from 2001 until it was acquired by Riverstone in 2008. He currently serves as a Board member of the National MultiHousing Council.

As Riverstone’s president, Danner leads Riverstone daily operations. He co-founded Riverstone in 2006 through a buyout of Trammell Crow Residential Services. While at Trammell Crow, he served as president and chief operating officer. He is a Board member-at-large of the National Apartment Association.

About Riverstone Residential Group
Riverstone Residential Group, one of the largest third-party multifamily apartment management companies in the United States, is focused exclusively on the delivery of unparalleled property management, as well as, resident and ancillary services. Riverstone’s core service groups include accounting, affordable housing, compliance and property audits, information technology, risk management, human resources, marketing and education, purchasing, and regional maintenance. Ancillary service groups include utility management services, resident screening and receivables management services, client and resident insurance, telecommunications services, as well as financial advisory services. The company manages a portfolio of multifamily assets valued at more than $15 billion for leading institutions, pension funds, developers and other major owners. Located in metropolitan markets across the nation, the more than 650 managed apartment properties include high-rise, mid-rise, and garden-style communities in conventional, affordable and receivership assets. The company is headquartered in Dallas, TX. For additional information, visit http://www.RiverstoneRes.com or e-mail ClientServices(at)RiverstoneRes(dot)com.

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