Richard Aaronson

Chief Executive Officer

Corporate Role

As company President, Richard is responsible for all Atlantic Residential’s operations throughout the Southeast and Midwest — overseeing development, leasing/sales, and management assignments. Atlantic Residential is a private real estate development and management company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Through affiliated entities, Atlantic Residential currently owns and manages over 3,000 apartments and has developed mixed-use and residential projects with over 6,000 apartments and condos and an aggregate value of over $1.5 Billion since inception.


Career History

Richard Aaronson formed Atlantic Residential in 1995. Previously, he served as development partner for Paragon Group and co-founded Jason Property Company, a regional apartment development and management firm based in Atlanta. Richard is an experienced professional in all phases of multifamily and for-sale housing construction and operations. He has had management responsibility for over 6,000 apartments, and he has had direct client relationships with financial institutions, pension funds, corporate owners, and individual/partnerships investors from throughout the US, Europe and Japan. Richard is a frequent instructor of Management Certification courses. He was an honors-engineering graduate of the University of Wisconsin and has an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Georgia.


Project Experience

Properties Managed and/or Developed as Owner or Agent for Owner: approximately 6,300 apartments in the Southeast and the Midwest.


Community and Professional Activities

  • Richard was the President of the Georgia Apartment Association in 1994 and President of the Atlanta Apartment Association in 1993.
  • Professional Designations: Certified Apartment Manager (NAA), Certified Apartment Prop. Supervisor (NAA), Licensed Real Estate Broker.
  • Community Activities: Atlanta Community Food Bank Volunteer, Hands-On-Atlanta Volunteer, Tiller Walk Homeowner Association President, Board Member Michael Carlos Museum at Emory University.

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