Gardner Rees is the senior managing director of Advantage Solutions for Greystar in Dallas. He has developed and oversees various ancillary units for Greystar, including renters insurance, utility billing, resident screening, resident and prospect services (portal), post residency delinquency receivables, property telecommunications, and national and regional partnerships / procurement. Gardner continues to work to improve technology products and services in the hopes of advancing Greystar and the industry adapting to the needs and requirements of the future generations, and strives to attain a zero carbon footprint for our properties. He has extensive experience in the acquisition of multifamily real estate, including assets, loans, equity, and property management companies. Prior to Greystar, Gardner was an executive and principal with Riverstone Residential Group (acquired by Greystar in 2014), and a principal of Stratus Real Estate in Southern California (acquired by Riverstone in 2007). He holds a bachelor degree from the University of Western Ontario and a master degree of business degree in corporate finance and information systems from York University's acclaimed Schulich School of Business in Toronto. Gardner serves as co-chair on the communication and technology committee for the Tarrant County Apartment Association.