2014 NMHC Emerging Leaders Speaker Series - Atlanta

November 12, 2014
Whiskey Blue
Atlanta, GA

Join us in Atlanta for the last of four regional Emerging Leaders Speakers Series events planned for 2014.

Held several times a year in various locations around the country, the NMHC Emerging Leaders Speaker Series features a senior industry executive sharing his or her insights, observations and advice in a small-scale setting that allows for high quality networking.


Jerry Wilkinson, Founder/Chairman at Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors, Inc. Since 1984, Jerry has directed the operations and growth of the Wilkinson Companies and its subsidiaries. His vision and leadership are well respected across the real estate community.  Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors currently manages over 7000 units at 30 communities in four states.  Jerry has a long history of service to the apartment industry, having served as the 2012 Chairman of the National Apartment Association as well as previously serving as President of the Georgia Apartment Association and the Atlanta Apartment Association.

Jordan Clark, Principal/Founder at Clark Ventures, LLC.  Jordan began his real-estate career in 1986 as a development partner with Trammell Crow Residential in Atlanta. In 1994, Jordan and his partners from Georgia, Texas, and Tennessee purchased the company holdings from the Crow family and, following a successful initial public offering, formed the NYSE-traded entity Gables Residential Trust.  At Gables, Jordan served as Chief Investment Officer in charge of all development, acquisition, disposition, construction, and brokerage activities of the firm.  Clark Ventures specializes in apartment communities and currently owns and operates a portfolio of 13 communities totaling nearly 4,000 apartment homes.


J. Michael McGwier, Executive Vice President, of The Worthing Companies where he is responsible for all development and acquisition activities.  He has over 32 years of industry experience, including leadership positions at Mill Creek Residential Trust and Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), where he managed the development of TCR’s first high-rises. 




5:30 pm - 600 pm     Registration & Networking Reception
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Speaker Series
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Networking Reception 


Whiskey Blue
Rooftop: W Atlanta Buckhead
3377 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326


Registration is open to any under-40 employee (with five or more years of industry experience) of NMHC member firm. 

Registration is $50 per person, and space is limited to the first 75 registrants. Registrations will be processed on a first-come, first served basis. (To allow as many firms as possible to participate, registration is limited to a maximum of three people per member firm.) 

Emerging Leaders Program

Learn more about the NMHC Emerging Leaders program.