Greystar, the largest operator of apartments in the United States, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joan Carro as Senior Managing Director of Real Estate. Based in Greystar’s Seattle office, she will be responsible for the firm’s property management operations throughout Washington state.
“We are excited to welcome Joan to our team as we continue to grow our service platform in the region,” said Michael Clow, Executive Director of Real Estate for Greystar. “Joan brings a breadth of operations, third-party and fee-management experience to her new role at Greystar, in addition to a keen understanding of the market.”
Ms. Carro has more than 20 years of experience in the multifamily industry. Most recently, she served as the Pacific Northwest Division Manager for Essex Property Trust where she was responsible for a $5-billion portfolio of assets, which was comprised of more than 12,000 units in Washington. She also worked for Riverstone Residential Group/Trammell Crow Residential Services as Vice President of Property operations, managing a portfolio in Oregon that included both multifamily and mixed-use real estate projects. Throughout her career she has had extensive experience managing property operations, including lease-ups, asset renovations and capital improvement projects.
Joan graduated from Western Washington University and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM). She is a past board member and president for both the Washington Multifamily Housing Association and Multifamily Northwest of Oregon.
Greystar is a leading, fully integrated multifamily real estate company offering expertise in investment management, development and property management of rental housing properties globally. Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina with offices throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific, Greystar is the largest operator of apartments in the United States, managing over 425,000 units in over 140 markets globally, with an aggregate estimated value of approximately $80 billion. Greystar also has a robust institutional investment management platform dedicated to managing capital on behalf of a global network of institutional investors with over $21 billion in gross assets under management including more than $8 billion of developments that have been completed or are underway. Greystar was founded by Bob Faith in 1993 with the intent to become a provider of world class service in the rental housing real estate business. To learn more about Greystar, visit www.greystar.com.