As Senior Advisor and Director of Special Projects, Tyler Niess oversees investments in the Carolinas, Washington, D.C. and Colorado; provides asset management support to multifamily investments; and advises on product development, sales and marketing efforts across the portfolio. He is also supporting the organization’s forward-looking strategy and positioning. Tyler brings extensive leadership and marketing experience to the team, having served as Chief Marketing Officer at Crescent Communities where he was also an integral part of the leadership team. He has held leadership positions at Playground Destination Properties (a division of Intrawest now, Alterra), as well as a number of leading global digital advertising firms. Tyler is currently a Product Council member for ULI, Vice Chair and Chair-elect for Levine Museum of the New South, and a Board Member for Goodyear Arts. He earned a Bachelor’s degree with honors from Dartmouth College. In his free time, Tyler enjoys spending time outside with his family, be it at the lakes in North Carolina or mountains in Colorado.