Jamin Harkness was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He currently works at The Management Group LLC, an southeast-based multifamily development and management company. At this time, the organization has 6 communities under development in the southeast (around 2000 apartments).
Prior to joining The Management Group, LLC, Jamin worked for private and public (REIT) management companies in various roles with direct oversight of Conventional, Tax Credit and Section 8 Based Communities.
Most recently, Jamin served as Vice President at Atlanta-based Avila/Wesley Apartment Homes, and served as Vice President of Operations. Previously, he worked with Fifteen Asset Management as Senior Vice President, overseeing 18,000 total units in 13 cities spanning nine states. Jamin has also worked with Equity Residential (REIT) as Southeast Marketing Director.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and has a MBA from Kennesaw State University. He has completed post graduate work and holds CAM and CAPS designations from the National Apartment Association. He has completed multiple OSHA Certifications.
Jamin is an Apartment All Star speaker and has lead national and local seminars on topics ranging from operations, technology and marketing. Recently he has started a weekly Multifamily Leadership Huddle weekly webinar/conference call with industry leaders (C-suite) with an average attendance of 120 per week. He is active mentor, educator and fundraiser with Junior Diabetes Research Foundation. He is married with one son.