Mr. Ward is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Residential Company overseeing acquisition, development and property management efforts. Alliance Residential has been one of the top leading apartment builders in the United States for the each of the last ten years. Mr. Ward and the key executive group have acquired or developed 120,000 apartment homes across the country. He is the former Group Managing Partner of Trammell Crow Residential – West, responsible for all operating businesses in the western U.S. While at Trammell Crow Residential, he served on the management board with responsibility for the strategic planning and guidance of the firm. Mr. Ward led the merger of Trammell Crow Residential – West with BRE Properties, a San Francisco-based REIT in 1997.
Post-merger, Mr. Ward served as President of BRE Builders, and was responsible for the firm’s development and acquisition activities. Mr. Ward graduated from the University of Texas, Austin. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, current Trustee for the All Saints’ Episcopal Day School, is former Chair of the Homeward Bound Board of Trustees, was Multi-Family Executive of the Year in 2014, and serves on the Banner Health Foundation Board of Directors.