Michael Brown Named President of Steadfast Management Co.
Irvine, CA-based Steadfast Companies named Michael Brown president of its multifamily management affiliate, Steadfast Management Company, which oversees 134 apartment communities totaling more than 36,000 homes in 20 states across the U.S. Prior to joining Steadfast, Brown served as divisional vice president for the western U.S. with Camden Property Trust.
Steadfast Companies’ Rod Emery says, “Michael’s 30 years of real estate management experience, primarily in the multifamily sector, will make him an instrumental part of our continuing success.”
Brown also held senior positions with a number of multifamily real estate firms, including Western National Group, Stellar Management, KOR Realty Group, R.W. Selby & Company and The RREEF Funds.
Also joining Steadfast Companies are Randall Ell and Kelly J. McCunniff as chief operating officer and chief administrative officer, respectively.
Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services.
In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company.
In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix.
Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator.
Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements.
Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.
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