Clockwise, from top left:TruAmerica Multifamily Founder, President and CEORobert E. Hart built the firm's management team,consisting of COO Lynn OwenMattFerrari, Senior Managing Director, Acquisitions;Noah E. Hochman, Senior Managing Director, CapitalMarkets; and Mark Enfield, Chief AdministrationOfficer.

TruAmerica Multifamily was founded in 2013 on the premise thatrepositioning class B apartment communities presents a tremendousvalue proposition for investors. The company targets workingAmerican renters living in markets where the supply and costimbalances are the greatest. Since it launched, the firm hasacquired 96 properties and has 151 assets under management. Alltogether, it manages a $7.9 billion portfolio of 37,240 unitsthroughout the Western and Eastern US.

The company is a partnership between industry veteran Robert E.Hart and Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America, a Fortune 250company.

TruAmerica's transformative moment took place in 2015, when itpartnered with an syndicate of institutions to acquire a14-property, 2,669-unit portfolio for $482 million in what was thelargest multifamily buy in Southern California in nearly twodecades. Today, the firm continues to expand its holdings byselectively acquiring, renovating, and effectively managingmultifamily properties.

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Sule Aygoren

Aygoren oversees the editorial direction and content for ALM’s Real Estate Media Group, including Real Estate Forum and In her tenure with ALM, she’s held roles of increasing responsibility, including Managing Editor. Aygoren has received several awards for her coverage including Best Trade Magazine Report from the National Association of Real Estate Editors and the James D. Carper Award for Young Journalists. Under her direction, Forum has received four national NAREE awards for Best Commercial Real Estate Trade Magazine.