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398 W. Morse Blvd., Suite 202. Winter Park, FL 32789
P. (407) 926-3701

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Brett Murphy
Co-Chair of Education
398 West Morse Blvd, Suite 202 , Florida 32789
Wood Residential

Brett Murphy is a Co-Chair of Education, responsible for oversight and facilitation of onboarding and support for all Wood Residential associates. He promotes portfolio-wide learning on operational efficiencies, policies and procedures, prospect and resident experience, and reputation management.

Brett joined Wood Residential in 2013 and has held multiple positions within the organization, including Property Director and Regional Education Director. He started his multifamily career in a property maintenance role and has an ongoing affinity for that side of the business.

In Brett’s personal time, he enjoys hiking trails across Florida and northern Georgia with his wife and two children. His passion is surf fishing, and he dreams of catching the elusive Silver King (aka Atlantic Tarpon).

Brett is universally EPA certified by the ESCO Institute and maintains a CPO designation.

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Bryan Borland
Managing Director
398 W. Morse Blvd., Suite 202, Florida 32789
407-982-2516
Development

Bryan Borland is the Managing Director for Wood Partners in Florida. He is responsible for the sourcing, financing, and development of new multifamily projects throughout the state. Since 2010, Borland has been actively involved in the development of over 5,200 multifamily units and ancillary retail space with a total capitalization in excess of $1 billion.

Prior to joining Wood Partners in 2010, Borland spent three years in commercial banking with SunTrust Bank and Wachovia Bank. He started his development career in the Washington, D.C. office of Wood Partners before relocating to his home state of Florida in 2013.

Borland received an MBA from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Florida State University, where he serves as a Director on the Executive Board of the FSU Real Estate Center.

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Charles Barrus
Executive Managing Director
398 W. Morse Blvd., Suite 202, Florida 32789
407-926-3711
Development

Charles Barrus is the Regional Director of Development for Wood Partners’ South Region, covering primarily Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee. He has development and finance responsibility for all new projects in the South Region. Since 2002, Barrus has been actively involved in the financing, development and disposition of more than 9,000 multifamily units with a total capitalization in excess of $1.7 BB.

Before joining Wood Partners in 2002, Barrus worked as a manager in business planning and development for the Walt Disney Company, where his responsibilities included hotel development and transportation strategy. Prior to his current role at Wood Partners, he was a development director for the firm in North Florida.

Barrus received a MBA degree from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Davidson College.

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Jessie Oliver
Co-Chair of Education
398 West Morse Blvd, Suite 202 , Florida 32789
Wood Residential

Jessie Oliver is a Co-Chair of Education, overseeing employee onboarding, development, and support. She leads a team of Education Directors focused on continuous improvement of system processes, policies, and procedures.

Jessie is a Founding Member of Wood Residential, having joined at the company’s inception in 2010. She has held multiple positions based in a variety of locations, including Leasing Director, Property Director, and Senior Education Director. She played an essential role in implementing and expanding the company’s official Mentor Program.

Jessie holds a certificate from Dale Carnegie for completing the High Impact Presentations course.

Outside of work, Jessie enjoys listening to live music, surfing on her longboard, and combing Florida’s beaches for shells and shark teeth. Her impressive shark teeth collection likely numbers over 10,000 teeth!

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Josh Lynch
Director
398 W. Morse Blvd., Suite 202, Florida 32789
(407) 472-0700
Development

Josh Lynch is a Director and in-house legal counsel for Wood Partners. He is involved in the development, construction, financing, and disposition of the company’s assets across the country.

Prior to joining Wood Partners in 2015, Josh was a Senior Associate at Alston & Bird and served as counsel to numerous real estate developers, sponsors and institutional investors. He specialized in the areas of real estate development and financing. Prior to joining Alston & Bird, Josh was an auditor at Ernst & Young.

When Josh is not spending time with his family, he enjoys playing golf.

Josh received his B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University. He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and previously passed the C.P.A. exam.

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Sean Reynolds
Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel
398 W. Morse Blvd., Suite 202, Florida 32789
407-982-2517
Development

Sean Reynolds is Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Wood Partners. He serves on Wood’s Board of Managers and Investment Committee. Prior to joining Wood Partners, Reynolds was a partner with Alston & Bird LLP, and served as counsel to numerous real estate private equity funds, private REITs and real estate sponsors (including Wood Partners). Prior to joining Alston & Bird LLP, Reynolds was a partner with Morris, Manning and Martin, LLP.

Reynolds received his J.D. and B.B.A. degrees from the University of Georgia and his M.B.A. from the University of Florida.

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