Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> February 27, 2001

H.eric Bolton Jr. – Mid-america Apartment Communities Inc (maa)

H. ERIC BOLTON, JR., is President and Chief Operation Officer of Mid- America Apartment Communities, Inc. He is a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry, having served in a wide range of both operational and financial management positions. Mr. Bolton has served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc., since November of 1997. Mr. Bolton joined Mid-America Apartments in April 1994 as Director of New Development, shortly after Mid-America's initial public offering, and has been a member of the management team through the company's aggressive growth period from early 1994 to present. Mr. Bolton has extensive multi-family real estate experience in the areas of new development, acquisitions/dispositions, property repositioning and property management. Prior to joining the Mid-America organization, Mr. Bolton was with the Trammell Crow Company in Dallas, TX, for seven years, serving as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for Trammell Crow Asset Management. Mr. Bolton worked in a variety of roles within the real estate and financial services industry in the Texas market prior to his time with the Trammell Crow organization. Mr. Bolton serves on the Board of Directors of the National Multi-Family Housing Council and is active within the Memphis community, having served as Board member for the Memphis Botanical Garden and a Partner Advisor to the Mid-South Minority Business Council. Mr. Bolton's educational background includes an MBA with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate and an undergraduate degree in Accounting. He also holds certifications as a Certified Public Accountant and an Associate of Risk Management. Mr. Bolton is a native of Memphis, TN, where he currently resides with his wife, Teresa, and their teenage son, Brian. Profile
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