Wood Partners Hires Industry Veteran Steve Hallsey as Executive VP of Operations for WRS


ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wood Partners, a national leader in multifamily real estate and development, today announced the hiring of Steve Hallsey as Executive Vice President of Operations of its property management company, Wood Residential Services (WRS). Hallsey brings over 30 years of experience in real estate management and property operations, and has worked for some of the nation’s largest and most successful multifamily housing companies.

“Hiring an industry leader with a proven track record adds considerable strength to the ongoing success and growth we’re experiencing with WRS”

“Hiring an industry leader with a proven track record adds considerable strength to the ongoing success and growth we’re experiencing with WRS,” stated Joe Keough, CEO of Wood Partners. “Steve’s background and wealth of operational experience makes him an invaluable addition to Wood Partners.”

In his role, Hallsey will run Wood Partners’ operating company—WRS—that oversees the management, leasing and operations of Wood’s multifamily assets. This includes marketing, personnel development, maintenance and operations of the properties and the 350-plus personnel who work for WRS.

“Wood Partners is a company I have always admired and I am inspired to be a part of such an innovative organization at this exciting time in our industry,” said Hallsey. “The level of current talent combined with the tremendous culture of Wood Partners makes WRS very well-positioned for both our near and long-term success.”

Previously, Hallsey was the President and CEO of AMLI Management Company, based in Chicago, for thirteen years. Prior to that he oversaw operations for Archstone–Charles E. Smith in Washington D.C. that managed properties in New York, Washington D.C., Southern Florida and Illinois.

Originally from American Fork, Utah, Hallsey is a graduate of University of Utah. He currently lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife. He has two children and six grandchildren. Hallsey started in his role on December 1, 2016.

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