Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 13, 2015
Gables Residential, a leader in the management and development of multifamily apartment communities, promotes Donna Summers to Senior Vice President of Operations. Donna had recently been promoted to National Vice President of Operations in August, 2014.
In her new role, Donna will oversee third-party business operations as well as the company’s expansion markets, which currently include Boston and Denver. In addition, Donna will continue to manage all of the operation’s group vendor relationships and strategic initiatives.
Donna is recognized as an industry leader both internally and by her industry peers. “Her leadership and on-going contribution to Gables are wide-reaching and substantial. In addition, her keen knowledge of the business of property management and her passion for excellence will continue to enhance our company performance. We look forward to Donna continuing to be an integral part of Gables’ success,” stated Cris Sullivan, Executive Vice President for Gables Residential.
With over 30 years of experience in property management, Donna began her career with Trammell Crow and Gables Residential, where she spent 11 years in a variety of operational roles. Upon leaving Gables she worked for companies such as Archstone and Greystar in various positions for both owned and third party clients. Before returning to Gables Residential in 2005, Donna worked for First Worthing where she was Director of Operations and Asset Management. While at First Worthing, Donna had responsibility for both conventional housing and student housing communities.
Donna holds her CPM designation, is a member of the Dallas IREM chapter and has served on the Board of Directors for the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas.
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About Gables Residential
Gables Residential is an award winning, vertically integrated real estate company and privately held REIT specializing in the development, construction, ownership, acquisition, financing and management of multifamily and mixed-use communities. Gables Residential owns, develops and manages communities in high growth markets throughout the United States including Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Houston, South Florida, Southern California and metropolitan Washington, D.C. Additionally, we have third party management operations in the New York, New Jersey, Virginia Beach, Phoenix, Seattle, San Antonio, Charlotte, Central and North Florida markets.
Gables manages approximately 35,000 apartment homes and 400,000 square feet of retail space and has received national recognition for excellence in development, management, sales, marketing, training, benefits and corporate accommodations. These achievements reflect the impact of our experienced and dedicated team members, our superior knowledge of the markets served, and expertise in development and management.