Name: Brandi Robertson, CAM, CAPS
Tell us about your career:
I began my career in 2000 as a Leasing Consultant and quickly advanced to a Community Manager. This gave me experience in various product types, having managed large volume, garden-style communities in the Southeast and high-rise communities in Washington, DC. I served as a Community Manager for UDR, WRIT, and Blue Ridge Companies. As Regional Manager with Blue Ridge Companies I oversaw the day to day operations of communities located in the Southeast. Now as a Regional Manager for Greystar, I oversee the day-to-day operations of 1,600 apartment homes located throughout the Charlotte submarket. I have served on multiple committees for the GCAA, including serving on the Executive Board of Directors and I am a Lyceum Leadership Graduate. I hold an ARM designation from IREM and I have CAM and CAPS designations from NAA.
What advice do you have for someone just starting in your field:
Seek knowledge. This industry changes and you always want to be open for more knowledge. Never be afraid to ask questions and be innovative. Have a mentor that will help foster your growth. Last but not least set goals and strive to reach them. The sky is the limit!
Anything else you would like to share:
When you love what you do, it never feels like work.