Managing Director (Transactions)
Mr. Smith is the Managing Director of Transactions for Alliance Residential. In this role, Mr. Smith oversees the closing process for all of Alliance’s investments in real estate on both new purchases and dispositions, coordinating with Alliance’s investors, lenders, legal teams, and buyer / seller representatives. He’s been involved in over 300 closings for Alliance and more than $15B of transactions in the portfolio. Prior to his current role, Mr. Smith was Chief Accounting Officer for Alliance Residential. In this role he was responsible for all financial, performance and investor reporting, oversaw the construction accounting department, and managed the banking relationships for Alliance’s investments in real estate. Prior to his role as Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Smith was Fund Controller for Alliance Investment Advisors. In this role he was responsible for the oversight of accounting, finance, and financial reporting for Alliance Residential Fund I, a $204M fund Alliance managed. Prior to working as Fund Controller, Mr. Smith was an Accounting Manager for Alliance Residential Company. During his four years in property management, Mr. Smith lead a team of accountants and senior accountants on a portfolio of up to 47 assets comprising over 10,000 units. He has been involved in due diligence, property takeovers, ancillary services, and financial reporting for numerous clients.
Mr. Smith graduated with honors from Northern Arizona University and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Arizona.