CARROLL hires former REIT COO Rob Gayle to lead company

ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CARROLL, a national real estate investment and management firm, has hired industry veteran Rob Gayle as vice president of business development. With more than two decades of experience in multifamily real estate, Gayle – who is also a board member of the Atlanta Apartment Association and the Georgia Apartment Association – will be directly responsible for the growth of CARROLL’s third-party solution. and customer relationship management. His experience managing multi-family real estate in 25 different markets nationwide as COO of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. represents what CARROLL sees as a solid foundation for the company, which seeks to feature among the leading property management partners for US real estate businesses.

“We believe our track record of managing with owned investments speaks for itself, and we seek to bring that same platform, experience and innovation to other multi-family owners,” said David Perez, Director of the operation of CARROLL. “To that end, we are thrilled to have Rob and his industry knowledge on board to help tell the CARROLL story and grow our services business.”

“I pride myself on being an innovative, team-oriented, collaborative leader who is not confined to the four walls of a box,” Gayle said. “I have built many relationships over the years and look forward to bringing an ownership-driven mentality to third-party management at CARROLL as we seek to maximize asset value.”

With CARROLL’s integrated solution backed by years of experience and analytical data, owners and investors have turned to the company in the past when seeking competitive advantage and looking to improve the value of the business. investment and execution of the business plan. CARROLL’s third-party property management platform aims to train and leverage what the company believes to be industry leaders for on-site and support teams to impact the goal of CARROLL to seek maximized revenue and NOI opportunities. As a proactive property manager, CARROLL has the ability to quickly mobilize resources with the aim of enabling smooth transitions. This approach is intended to help the company identify a prudent course and offer simple solutions to owners and investors.

Gayle’s hiring follows CARROLL’s closing of 2021 as a record year for deal activity – achieving the highest annual deal volume in the company’s history. For more information on CARROLL’s 2021 year-end results, read CARROLL’s 2021 Annual Report.

CARROLL, a private real estate company, was founded in 2004. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, CARROLL focuses on multi-family communities, including acquisitions, property and asset management services, and fund management. The company has raised over $4.0 billion in equity capital through CARROLL-sponsored funds and joint ventures. CARROLL has successfully purchased, developed or sold over $17.9 billion in real estate. CARROLL also has regional offices in Dallas-Fort Worth, Raleigh, Denver, Tampa and New York.

The company manages more than 33,000 multifamily units in eight states and has purchased other multifamily owner/operators across the United States. the last 10 years. From due diligence to execution, CARROLL has the internal capabilities and external relationships to identify, underwrite and close transactions. For more information, visit

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