Leadership


Southwest

Development/Construction

Ian Swiergol, Managing Director (Southwest)

Ian Swiergol oversees development, investment and construction operations for Alliance Residential Company throughout the Southwest. Since joining Alliance in 2007, Mr. Swiergol has been involved with and directly responsible for the development of 17 multifamily properties (over 4,100 units) with a total capitalization exceeding $700 million. This includes originating and negotiating land purchases for development, managing the entitlement and development/construction processes, and overseeing the leasing and asset disposition activity for each investment asset. Mr. Swiergol graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona and also earned a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in real estate finance and private equity from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds membership with a variety of business associations including the Real Estate Investment Advisory Committee (REIAC), the Lifestyle Residential Development Council within Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Phoenix Community Alliance.  Mr. Swiergol was a past member of the EC70/Executive Council Charities and is an active member of The Thunderbirds.

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Tom Lewis, Managing Director (Southwest)

Tom Lewis is responsible for managing the development process and sourcing new investment opportunities throughout the Southwest, which includes site selection, originating land purchases for development, managing the entitlement, design and construction process, and overseeing the leasing and asset disposition activity for each investment. Mr. Lewis has 12 years of investment, development and construction experience, and since joining Alliance in 2012 has been involved in the development of more than 3,000 units across 13 multifamily properties exceeding $500 million in total investment. He previously served as Land Development Project Manager for Tempe homebuilder T.W. Lewis Company and Development Associate for RED Development, where he participated in the development and acquisition of more than 2.5 million square feet of retail and commercial space. Mr. Lewis graduated with honors from Pepperdine University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and earned an MBA with an emphasis in real estate and finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, a board member of the T.W. Lewis Family Foundation, and has previously served as a board member for the Foundation for Blind Children.

David Lodwick, Regional CFO (Southwest/Mountain/South Texas)

As Chief Financial Officer of the Southwest, Mountain and South Texas regions, David Lodwick is responsible for identifying and managing joint-venture equity and debt financing, and working closely with our regional development team. Mr. Lodwick joined Alliance in 2011 as Finance Manager, focusing on identifying, negotiating, and closing debt and equity financing in the western U.S. Prior to that, he served as Director of Asset Management for DMB Associates with responsibility for managing a variety of office and retail assets; Senior Director for Opus West, where he was directly involved in closing more than $3.1 billion of debt and almost $1.8 billion in property sales across more than 200 transactions; Vice President of BBVA Compass with management oversight of a $200 million commercial real-estate portfolio; and Real Estate Researcher for CB Richard Ellis in the Valuation & Advisory Services group, where he was responsible for preparing appraisals for a wide variety of property types. A graduate of Arizona State University, Mr. Lodwick is also a certified appraiser and maintains a real estate license in the state of Arizona. He holds membership or board positions with a variety of civic, social and business associations, including the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Men’s Arts Council of the Phoenix Art Museum and EC70/Executive Council Charities.

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Management

Robert Hicks, Executive Vice President (Southwest/Mountain)

Robert Hicks is responsible for overseeing property operations across Alliance’s 125 communities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah, totaling more than 30,000 units. Mr. Hicks has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, primarily in multifamily housing operations, asset management, new business and financial analysis. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Hicks was a Vice President for both Mark-Taylor Residential and Family Housing Resources, and served as an analyst with Equity Residential. He graduated from Arizona State University and is a licensed real estate agent in Arizona. He is a current member and past board chairman for the Arizona Multi-Housing Association.

Todd Reeves, Regional Vice President of Operations (Southwest)

As Regional Vice President, Todd Reeves is responsible for supervising operations throughout Alliance’s portfolio of assets in New Mexico. Mr. Reeves’ comprehensive property management background includes more than 21 years of experience with lease-up developments, value-add projects and property repositioning. He has 18 years of tenure with Alliance and has been involved in every lease-up and renovation project in Albuquerque. Mr. Reeves attended The University of Nevada Las Vegas, holds a real estate license and is active on the board of the New Mexico Apartment Association.

Jeffrey L. Krohn, Vice President of Operations (Southwest)

As Vice President of Business Development, Jeff Krohn is responsible for the overall expansion efforts of Alliance Residential Company across the United States. Mr. Krohn focuses on expanding existing client relationships and sourcing new management opportunities, as well as identifying pipeline, acquisition and disposition targets throughout the national platform. He also oversees the company’s transitions and analytics teams, and coordinates national and regional events that promote, introduce and showcase Alliance capabilities to clients and prospects.

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mr. Krohn has more than 11 years of experience in the multifamily industry, including an extensive background in market research, analysis and reporting. He also has a diverse background across multiple disciplines — during his tenure with Alliance, he has served as an Assistant Superintendent for our construction and development team, an Information Specialist with IT and, most recently, the Executive Director of Business Development, West.

 

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Alex Sampson, Director of Business Development (Southwest/Mountain)

Alex Sampson is the Director of Business Development for the Southwest and Mountain regions. In this role, he is responsible for Alliance’s overall expansion efforts, developing new and existing client relationships and sourcing new opportunities for the company’s third-party management platform. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Sampson worked with top-ranked institutional and private capital firms across the Southwest, including Colliers International and Berkadia Real Estate Advisors. Since 2010, he has sold 11,000+ units at a market value of $719 million across Arizona, Nevada, California, New Mexico, West Texas and Washington. Mr. Sampson graduated from The University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a bachelor’s in Business Administration.