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Bart Barrett is Director of Wood Partners’ Houston office, responsible for overseeing the development, design and financing of construction in Houston and Central Texas.
Barrett was instrumental in developing more than 3,400 housing units with a capitalization of more than $500 million as managing director at Alliance Residential Company before he joined Wood Partners in 2014. Before he joined Alliance in 2011, Barrett was a finance and development associate at The Morgan Group. As a lead analyst for Apartment Realty Advisors, Barrett participated in the transaction of more than $900 million and 19,500 units in multifamily sales in Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Barrett worked with The Hanover Company and APS Financial Corporation earlier in his career.
Barrett earned both a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University. He’s a member of the Urban Land Institute, Houston Real Estate Council and Houston Apartment Association Developers Committee.
Kim Small is Senior Vice president for Wood Residential Services in the Central and Western Regions, overseeing all property management for the region’s 4,000-unit portfolio. An expert in building operational talent, strategic growth and turnaround property performances, Small focuses on putting best practices into place and building outstanding teams for Wood Residential Services.
Before she joined Wood Partners in 2013, Small spent most of her career overseeing the management of properties across the United States, including The Morgan Group, Alliance Residential and Gables Residential. As senior vice president and director of national operations for Morgan Group Management from 2008 to 2013, Small improved the management company’s financial results as well as the equity partner, resident and employee experience. As a vice president for Alliance Communities, she grew the company’s Central Region portfolio from 4,000 units to 13,000 units in two years. As area vice president for third-party operations in Texas, Tennessee, Arizona and the Carolinas for Gables Residential, she led a customer service initiative that garnered national awards.
Small was the 2011 president of the United States’ largest apartment association, the Houston Apartment Association (HAA) and continues to serve the industry as a HAA Board member and a delegate for the Texas Apartment Association and the National Apartment Association. Small was also noted in the Institute of Real Estate Management’s elite group as one of the “Women Changing the World of Real Estate Management.”
Small studied interior design at the University of Houston and Southwest Texas State University.
Patrick Trask is President of Wood Partners, currently responsible for overseeing the company’s development and construction divisions and for developing new equity and debt capital relationships. Prior to his role as President, Patrick served as Regional Development Director for Wood Partners’ Central Region, which consists of Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada and Chicago. He serves on Wood's Board of Directors and Investment Committee. Patrick joined Wood Partners in 2001 and opened the Texas offices for Wood Partners.
Before joining Wood Partners, he served as a Development Associate in Trammell Crow Residential’s North Florida Division, where he was active in their developments in Orlando and Tampa. Prior to graduate school, he worked as a Foreign Exchange Interest Rate Trader with CS First Boston and Morgan Stanley in their New York and London offices.
Patrick received an MBA degree at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School in May 2000. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Davidson College in May 1993.