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Bob Faith

Greystar Real Estate Partners


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Founder, Chairman and CEO
Greystar Real Estate Partners

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Bob Faith serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Greystar Real Estate Partners. Founded by Mr. Faith in 1993, Greystar is a leading, fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment management, acquisitions, development, and property management of rental housing globally. Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and with 30 regional offices, Greystar manages over 400,000 units in more than 145 markets in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. In addition to being the largest operator of apartments in the United States, the Company has a robust investment management platform dedicated to managing institutional capital across a wide variety of rental housing strategies with execution driven by local acquisition and development capabilities. With over $10.0 billion of gross assets under management, Greystar is also one of the most active developers in the United States with more than $4.0 billion of projects underway.

Bob received a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1984 and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1986 before beginning his real estate career with the Trammell Crow Company. In 1991, he co-founded Starwood Capital Partners, a private real estate investment company. In addition to leading Greystar since 1993, Mr. Faith served as the Secretary of Commerce for the State of South Carolina from December 2002 to February 2006. Bob is an active member in the Pension Real Estate Association, World Presidents’ Organization, Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, and the National Multifamily Housing Council.

Bob and his family reside in Charleston, South Carolina.

Texas McCombs Real Estate Center. Finance Department, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

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