A senior development associate with Plymouth, Minn.-based Dominium, one of the nation's top multifamily renovators. The more than 40-year old firm rehabbed over 2,500 units in 2013, with another 1,200 units in the pipeline this year. Andersen is responsible for assisting with project development, acquisition, and financing, as well as overseeing a portion of Dominium's portfolio.
A co-founded J Turner Research, one of the nation's leading providers of market research specific to the multifamily industry, in 2003. He currently serves as the company's president. Prior to launching J Turner Research, Batdorf was founder and president of AmRent, where he pioneered innovations in the resident screening business, including sophisticated data gathering techniques and an automated system to instantly score a prospect. Batdorf currently serves on the National Multi Housing Council Advisory Committee.
Albert M. Berriz
A CEO and co-owner of McKinley, Inc., a $4.6 billion real estate enterprise supported by more than 1,600 full-time workers. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based firm has a portfolio of more than 300 projects in 34 states, consisting of over 35,000 multifamily units and 21 million square feet of office and retail. A Top 50 management firm, McKinley is also an industry-leading rehabber, a mainstay on Multifamily Executive's Top Renovator rankings.
He founded Cleveland-based RDL Architects, Inc. in 1995 after a successful career managing the design studios of nationally recognized firms. The firm has since evolved into a multidisciplinary practice maintaining licensing nationally, and serving the commercial, residential, and senior living industries. Known for its clean, elegant designs, the firm has risen to become one of the nation's leading multifamily architecture firms.
President and founder of Mike Rovner Construction Inc., which opened its doors in 1992. With more than 20 years in the construction industry, Rovner and his firm have distinguished themselves as a leading multifamily general contractor, with a client list that boasts many of the nation's largest developers and asset management firms. The firm specializes in renovation, having rehabbed about 700 units in 2013, with another 1,100 units set for this year.