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Jeff Lowry Begins Term as 2018 NAA Chairman of the Board

Jeff Lowry NAA Chairman of the Board

Contact: Todd Usher via email or at 703-797-0678

ARLINGTON, VA – Real estate executive Jeff Lowry, CAPS, Madera Residential Companies in Lubbock, Texas, has begun his term as 2018 National Apartment Association (NAA) Chairman.

Lowry has almost 30 years of real estate management experience and is the Chief Operating Officer for the Madera Companies. Lowry is Past President of the Lubbock Apartment Association and Texas Apartment Association, and served as NAA Region VI Vice President. 

In addition, Lowry has been actively involved with NAA’s Education Institute (NAAEI), and served as its President for two years. He remains an NAAEI faculty member and is the recipient of the 2013 Apartment Career and Education (ACE) Award in recognition of his achievement in the field of apartment career development. Lowry is an advisor for the NAA Leadership Lyceum Development Program as well as an active advocate for NAA on legislative issues.

“Jeff has a passion for the rental housing industry, especially when it comes to professional education and leadership development,” NAA President and CEO Robert Pinnegar said. “He has been actively involved with the NAA at every level and is a big supporter of NAAEI. He positively represents the industry and has both our members’ and the association’s interests at heart.”

Lowry’s focus will be on implementing NAA’s new strategic plan, in which he will identifying its stakeholders, build a stakeholder-focused culture and align the association’s strategic goals with its vision and mission. He also wants to focus on education and advocacy.  

Also serving on NAA’s 2018 Executive Committee are Mike Clow of Greystar, Phoenix, Chairman-Elect; Mike Holmes of Easlan Management, Greenville, S.C., Vice Chairman; Rick Graf, CPM, Pinnacle, Dallas, Treasurer; and Don Brunner, BRG Apartments, Cincinnati, Secretary. 

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National Apartment Association (NAA), America’s leading voice for the apartment housing industry, provides its members with the best range of strategic, educational, operational, networking and advocacy resources they need to learn, to lead and to succeed. As a federation of nearly 160 affiliates, NAA encompasses over 75,000 members representing more than 9.25 million apartment homes globally. NAA’s purpose is to enable every single one of its members to fulfill his or her professional goals with greater competence, speed and the highest standards of ethics. NAA thanks its strategic partners the Lowe’s Companies, Valet Living
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