The Altman Companies, a nationally recognized developer, builder, and manager of exceptional rental apartment communities, is pleased to announce the hiring of John T. Ladson as Senior Vice President of Development for The Altman Companies to lead the new Atlanta office. In his role as Senior Vice President of Development, Ladson will be responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and overseeing new development opportunities in Georgia, the Carolinas and Tennessee.
Ladson’s experience includes overseeing multifamily product types ranging from townhomes to high-rise towers, over 2,600 units of green-built apartment homes, and highly successful student-oriented communities. Ladson was most recently at Gables Residential, where he played a critical role by sourcing new development opportunities, prosecuting feasibility analyses, securing project entitlements, assembling third party design teams, interfacing with debt partners, serving as principal liaison with equity partners, managing an in-house construction team, managing an in-house property management team and shepherding development projects from conception to stabilization.
“John brings a solid background and vast experience in sourcing, conception, financing, design, construction and lease-up of Class A apartment communities,” said Joel Altman, Chairman and Co-CEO of The Altman Companies. “He is a consummate professional and has true executive leadership experience from his previous roles and is perfectly positioned to lead our re-entrance into Georgia, the Carolinas and Tennessee. All areas wee have built in the past.”
“We’re excited about the leadership and track record that John brings to our platform,” Seth Wise, Co-CEO of The Altman Companies. “His addition to our leadership team speaks not only to our continued growth, but also to developing exceptional rental apartment communities in new markets.”
Ladson serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Apartment Association and the Atlanta Apartment Association. He is also an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC.) He received his B.A. from Dartmouth College.
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