Joe Emerson oversees all acquisition, underwriting and execution responsibilities including contract negotiation, due diligence, financing, and closing activities. Prior to joining Weller, Joe was a Senior Director for Greystar Real Estate Partners, a private real estate investment firm and largest 3rd party apartment management company in the United States with over 200,000 units under management. Joe oversaw all multifamily activity for the Southeast U.S. including the acquisition of over 12,000 units with total capitalization of $2Bn in the last 2 years. Previously, Mr. Emerson was Senior Vice President for The Picerne Group (TPG), a private real estate investment bank based in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Joe formed TPG Multifamily in April 2009 to take advantage of the real estate environment buying non-performing loans, distressed multifamily properties, and land acquiring $400M in debt totaling 3,000 units. Prior to TPG, Mr. Emerson spent 9 years with Fairfield Residential, a national multifamily developer, owner and operator headquartered in San Diego, CA. Mr. Emerson started his multifamily career with Fairfield and was eventually promoted as a company officer, overseeing activities in California. While at Fairfield, Mr. Emerson was directly involved with the acquisition, development, entitlement, construction, financing, and sale of over 10,000 units representing $3Bn in multifamily apartment homes. Mr. Emerson is a graduate of the University of Southern California, is a LEED Accredited Professional with U.S. Green Building Council, and one of the founding members of ULI’s National Young Leaders Group. He currently resides in St Petersburg Fl.