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Jerry D. Warshaw to be Inducted into NAA Hall of Fame

Contact: Paul R. Bergeron III, Director of Communications, 703/797-0606

ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2012——The National Apartment Association (NAA) is pleased to announce that Jerry D. Warshaw, CPM, CAPS, Founder and President of Atlanta-based Warshaw Properties, will be inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame.

Induction into the NAA Hall of Fame represents the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an apartment professional. Warshaw is the 15th person inducted during the 73-year history of NAA and will be recognized at the 2012 NAA Education Conference & Exposition, June 28-30, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

Warshaw, 1990 NAA President (now recognized as Chairman of the Board), has been a real estate professional for more than 40 years, during which he has been actively involved in the planning, development, ownership and management of multifamily communities as well as other income-producing real estate developments.

Warshaw has served in leadership roles in many professional associations, including President of the Georgia Apartment Association (GAA), President of the Atlanta Apartment Association (AAA) and two terms as President of the Greater Atlanta Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Warshaw returned to the NAA Board of Directors from 2001 to 2003. During this time he chaired the Strategic Growth Committee from 2001 to 2003, responsible for chartering 18 new affiliates representing over 165,000 apartment homes. He was awarded the NAA President’s Award (now Chairman of the Board Award) in 2003.

From 2004 to 2011, Warshaw served on the NAA Education Institute (NAAEI) Board of Directors and Apartment Career Committee. In June 2010, Warshaw was recognized by NAAEI for his lifelong commitment to promoting career opportunities through public and private partnerships for relevant career education with its Apartment Career and Education (ACE) Award.

Warshaw also served as President of Private Housing ’96, the officially sanctioned Private Housing Coordinator for the 1996 Olympic Games. This organization included a diverse cross-section of leaders in Atlanta’s real estate community.

In December 1999, Warshaw was appointed to serve on the Georgia Real Estate Commission, serving two terms as Chairman of the Commission. He has also served on the State of Georgia Small Business Development Task Force and the Affordable Housing Task Force Committee. Warshaw was a recipient of the GAA Hall of Fame Award in 2007.

Warshaw currently serves as President and CEO of the Georgia Apartment Industry Education Foundation (GAIEF). The GAIEF is a tax-exempt foundation supporting educational opportunities at the University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology and local career academies. He serves as a member of the Housing and Demographics Research Center at the University of Georgia.


About the National Apartment Association

The National Apartment Association (NAA) is America's leading advocate for quality rental housing. NAA's mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public.

NAA is a federation of 170 state and local affiliates, comprised of more than 55,000 multifamily housing companies representing more than 6.2 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada. Members in good standing of any affiliated association are automatically considered members of NAA and entitled to NAA benefits. NAA members represent all facets of the multifamily housing industry: apartment owners, management executives, developers, builders, investors, property managers, leasing consultants, maintenance personnel, suppliers and related business professionals throughout the United States and Canada.