The union of Dallas-based Riverstone Residential and Charleston, S.C.-based Greystar Real Estate Partners merger created a management colossus that may be unrivaled in multifamily history. Below, the top firms since 1996, by number of units managed, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council.
|1||Greystar Real Estate Partners||2014||391,015*|
|2||Apartment Investment and Management||2000||362,468|
|3||Apartment Investment and Management||1999||347,692|
|4||Apartment Investment and Management||2001||325,094|
|5||Apartment Investment and Management||2003||309,000|
|6||Apartment Investment and Management||2002||303,805|
|7||Insignia Financial Group||1996||272,071|
|8||Insignia Financial Group||1998||250,123|
|9||Insignia Financial Group||1997||244,689|
|10||Apartment Investment and Management||1997||239,875|
*This figure is an MFE estimate based on individual unit counts published in the 2014 NMHC 50 for both Riverstone and Greystar.