CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 4, 2018) – Crescent Communities, a nationally recognized, market-leading real estate company specializing in the development and sale of multifamily, commercial and mixed use communities across the Southeast and Southwest, announces the promotion of three key multifamily leaders to support continued investment and development across the company’s growth markets.
Benjamin Collins has been promoted with an expanded role to senior managing director – western region. Collins joined Crescent in 2010 as a vice president and has been responsible for delivering 7,400 multifamily units. In his newly extended role, Collins will oversee teams responsible for all investments in Tennessee, Texas, Arizona and Colorado.
Jay Curran has been promoted with an extended role to senior managing director – eastern region. Curran joined Crescent in 2013 as a vice president and has been responsible for delivering 3,600 multifamily units. In his newly expanded role, Curran will oversee teams responsible for all investments in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and the D.C. area.
Daniel Cooper has been promoted to senior vice president of multifamily construction and head of Crescent’s in-house construction company, Crescent Multifamily Construction. Cooper has been with Crescent Communities for two years and during that time has been responsible for the construction of 2,800 units. As senior vice president of multifamily construction, Cooper will oversee the team responsible for all multifamily construction across the country.
With Cooper’s promotion, Kris Kashata will assume the role of vice president of construction for the western region based out of the company’s Dallas office. Doug Lawrimore will continue to lead construction for the eastern region as vice president of construction working out of Crescent’s Charlotte headquarters.
Crescent Communities currently has 20 multifamily communities under construction or in operation across the U.S. In total, these developments represent more than 6,300 apartments and a total investment of more than $1.5 billion. Additionally, the company has another 15 communities in the pipeline for 2018 and 2019. These additional projects represent another 4,700 apartments and a total investment of $1.3 billion.
“Ben, Jay and Daniel are extraordinary leaders and have all made significant contributions to Crescent Communities over the years. I look forward to partnering with them and the full leadership team to continue to grow our business and investment portfolio,” said Brian Natwick, president of Crescent Communities’ multifamily business. “We are now well-positioned to build upon our strong history and successes across our organization.”