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WHO WE ARE

Panther Residential Management is a Boston-based private equity real estate firm engaged in the acquisition, development, and management of multifamily communities throughout the Southeastern United States and other select markets.

The firm was founded in 2009 and has since grown into a vertically integrated real estate company with over 100 employees. Since inception, we have acquired and developed over 11,630 residential apartment units across 43 apartment communities with an aggregate transaction value of approximately 3.27 billion.

Mission
We are committed to providing the highest quality of service at all levels of our organization. We embrace the extraordinary and aspire to go beyond the routine in our mission of creating distinctive experiences for our residents, employees, and investors.
Values
We act with integrity
We expect our people to maintain high ethical standards in everything they do.
We embrace innovation
We believe in a culture of open-mindedness and constantly strive to find a better solutions for internal and client challenges.
We take pride in our people
Our employees are our greatest assets. We strive to attract, retain, empower, and reward top talent.
Vision
To be a leading multifamily real estate company recognized for building premier apartment communities, providing best in class amenities and services, creating distinctive living experiences for our residents, and providing compelling investment opportunities for our investors.
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Case Studies
We have successfully navigated a variety of unique multifamily projects .
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We are continuously looking for talented people to join the Panther Residential team.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center Drive,
Suite 7700 Woburn, MA 01801
781-935-4500 ext 226
LOUIS F. KARGER Founder / Managing Director

Role at Panther: Lou is the founder and Managing Director of Panther Residential Management and responsible for the overall vision, strategic direction, and management of the firm's business activities. He oversees all facets of the organization with a focus on investment initiatives, capital raising, development objectives and asset management. Since founding PRM in 2009, Lou has been responsible for raising approximately $700 million in private equity capital, managing $3.27 billion in transactions, and developing 45 apartment communities that include over 12,500 individual apartments.

Relevant Experiences: Prior to PRM, Lou spent 16 years in the real estate business and was a co-founder of (i) Compass Realty Associates, a private equity real estate firm that owns and manages approximately one million square feet of property throughout the New England region, and (ii) Compass Realty Partners, LLC, an $80 million real estate investment fund.

Education/Affiliations: Lou is a graduate of Boston University where he received a B.S. in Hospitality Administration. He is active in the Boston community and currently serves on the board of directors at AYR Wellness. Previously, he served on the board of directors for the Association of Starwood Franchisees of North America (ASFONA), the Starwood North American Owners Advisory Council, and the Boston University Hillel Steering Committee.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center Drive,
Suite 7700 Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 ext 230
ERIC J. WARDROP Director / Principal

Role at Panther: Eric is a Principal at Panther Residential Management and serves as Director, overseeing its development, acquisition, and disposition platform. His responsibilities include new opportunity sourcing, entitlements, financing, and overall transaction execution. Eric also manages the firm's construction and risk management programs. Since joining the firm in 2009, he has led the acquisition and development of over 9,000 apartment units across seven states, representing over $2.0 billion in total capitalization.

Relevant Experiences: Prior to PRM, Eric oversaw the Southeast multifamily division for Signature Investments, a national multifamily developer, owner, and operator. He was responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities, including market and asset level analysis. Eric started his career at Interstate Commercial, a full service commercial real estate firm specializing in ground-up development and site location needs for national retailers and franchise operators. While at Interstate Commercial, he was directly involved in over 40 ground-up development projects throughout Southeastern Florida.

Education/Affiliations: Eric earned a B.B.A from Drexel University with a concentration in Finance and Economics.
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Contact Information
2400 Herodian Way, Suite 355
Smyrna, Ga 30080

781.935.4500 Ext 252
ADAM DUDLEY Director / Principal

Role at Panther: As Director of Property Management Adam provides leadership, vision, and direction to the property management division of the organization. He is responsible for overseeing the management, leasing, maintenance and marketing of Panther Residential's entire portfolio. Adam directs and monitors the short-term and long-term property business plans in coordination with the executive management team.

Relevant Experiences: Adam has more than 20+ years of experience in property management. He has served in management, supervisory, and leadership roles across the Southeast and Texas at Greystar, The Lynd Company, Bell Partners, and CF Lane (formerly The Lane Company). Adam has been involved in numerous property transitions, lease ups, re-positioning and sales and has managed or supervised over 13,000 apartments in his career. His strengths are in maximizing revenue opportunities for owners, cultivating teams, and strategic planning.

Education/Affiliations: Adam holds a real estate license in the state of Georgia, a Community Association Managers license in the state of Florida, a Certified Apartment Manager designation with the National Apartment Association and is a Certified Property Manager candidate with IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management). He also currently serves on the Legislative Committee for the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando.
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Contact Information
2400 Herodian Way, Suite 355
Smyrna, Ga 30080
678.290.1956 ext 252
KELLIE A. MENDEZ President of Property Management

Role at Panther: Kellie Mendez oversees the daily operations of the company's entire multifamily portfolio, and is responsible for implementing Panther's property management strategy. She leads a team of regional managers and property managers to execute business plans designed to meet and exceed financial and operational objectives. She maintains company standards by ensuring compliance with operational policies and procedures.

Relevant Experiences: Kellie has over 28 years of experience in residential property management. She brings a wealth of knowledge in construction lease-ups, renovations, due diligence, stabilized property operations, as well as asset dispositions across a variety of property types and classifications. Prior to joining Panther, Kellie held senior roles at Trammel Crow, Gables Residential, and Greystar. She has proven expertise in cultivating a culture of trust and locality among associates within high-paced, results-oriented corporations.

Education/Affiliations: Kellie holds a Florida State Real Estate License and is an active member of the NAA, AAA, IREM, NMHC, and GAIEF.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center Drive,
Suite 7700 Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 ext 227
PER A. OINES Finance & Accounting

Role at Panther: Per is an accounting and finance professional with over 25 years of experience in the real estate, retail, and hospitality industries. He advises Panther's accounting department on internal policies and procedures, periodic financial reporting, investor capital accounts and distributions, and special projects.

Relevant Experiences: Per previously served as controller at Panther Residential Management LLC and Compass Realty, LLC, a private equity real estate firm the currently owns and/or manages 1 million square feet of property throughout New England. Additionally, he worked as controller for Compass Realty Partners, LLC, an $80 million real estate investment fund with assets exceeding 1 million square feet, including auto dealerships and retail shopping centers throughout New England; for Karger Realty, Inc.; and for Four Points Sheraton Boston Logan Airport.

Education/Affiliations: Per holds a B.S in Accounting and Finance from Oslo Economic College in Oslo, Norway.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center, Suite 7700
Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 ext 269
ETHAN A. ARGOV Vice President of Acquisitions

Role at Panther: Ethan assists with all aspects of the acquisition and disposition platform. His roles include deal sourcing, evaluation and due diligence of new real estate acquisitions and disposition opportunities that are consistent with the firm's investment strategies.

Relevant Experiences: Prior to joining Panther, Ethan worked for Jamestown Properties in the downtown Boston area. He was responsible for the financial and operational management of three core assets in the Boston and Cambridge/Kendall Square markets including office, lab, retail and residential property types totaling approximately 900,000 square feet and 175 tenants. Ethan was also involved in the transition process for two major acquisitions to Jamestown's Boston portfolio.

Education/Affiliations: Ethan received his B.A. from Eckerd College.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center, Suite 7700
Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 ext 233
DEBORAH WYRICK Investor Relations

Role at Panther: Deborah serves as the Manager of Investor Relations, where her responsibilities include supporting and growing partner relationship as well as serving as liaison between management and investors. She oversees the investor subscription process and helps facilitate fundraising and the production and distribution of investor communications and distributions.

Relevant Experiences: Deborah has been a licensed real estate agent since 2006 and maintains a Massachusetts Real Estate License. She began her career in the legal field where she spent a decade assisting attorneys in construction litigation relating to architects and engineers. Following her legal career, she handled business development and supported senior level executives for architecture and engineering firms.

Education/Affiliations: Deborah holds a degree in Paralegal Studies and studied interior architecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center Drive,
Suite 7700 Woburn, MA
781-935-4500, ext. 240
ASHLEY STILES Chief Accounting Officer

Role at Panther: Ashley is the chief accounting officer for PRM. She manages the company's financial statements, general ledger, accounts payable & receivable, budgeting, tax compliance and special analysis. She is also responsible for investor capital accounts and distributions.

Relevant Experiences: Ashley has more than ten years of accounting experience in the multifamily real estate management and development industry.

Education/Affiliations: Ashley holds a B.A. from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and an M.S. in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University. She is a Certified Management Accountant and serves as Treasurer of the NH Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center, Suite 7700
Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 ext 234
SUZANNE M. GOZDIFF Director of Human Resources

Role at Panther: Suzanne is responsible for managing the new hire process, payroll, and the employee benefits programs. She is also responsible for implementing human resource programs, best practices, and policies ensuring Panther's legal HR compliance.

Relevant Experiences: Suzanne has over 20 years of experience in the property management industry, including multiple residential and commercial development and management companies.

Education/Affiliations: Suzanne holds a B.S. from New Hampshire College.
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300 Trade Center Drive,
Suite 7700 Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 ext 236
RICHARD W. GREENE Director

Role at Panther: Rich focuses on business development, industry related research, corporate communications and investor relations for Panther Residential Management.

Relevant Experiences: Rich brings 37 years of experience in wealth management, was the founder and Managing Principal of Centerpoint Advisors - a Registered Investment Advisory firm based in Needham, MA - and holds the FINRA Series 63 and 65 licenses.

Education/Affiliations: Rich earned a B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Economics from Brandeis University and serves on several nonprofit advisory boards.
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300 Trade Center Drive,
Suite 7700 Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 X214
Morgan Blum Directorof Operations

Role at Panther: Morgan oversees the cross-functional execution of Panther's development, construction, leasing, and property management activities. He is responsible for formulating short and long-term asset management strategies as well as defining and implementing capital improvement agendas across the portfolio.

Relevant Experiences: Mr. Blum has 20 years of experience in real estate acquisitions, development, leasing, and sales, and prior to joining Panther he directed operational activities for one of New England's largest privately held real estate companies.

Education/Affiliations: Morgan is a graduate of Milton Academy, Wesleyan University, and Suffolk University Law School. He is Of-Counsel to the Pink Whales Foundation, a Boston-based charitable organization involved in raising money for ALS research and treatment.
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Contact Information
2400 Herodian Way
Suite 355
Smyrna, GA 30080
781-935-4500 ext 253
STEPHANIE ANDREWS Sr. Regional Manager

Role at Panther: As a Regional Manager, Stephanie currently oversees properties in the Atlanta, Rincon (Savannah) and Charleston Markets. She is responsible for overseeing management, leasing and maintenance of this portfolio. Stephanie is passionate about the onsite teams and is dedicated to providing the residents with a place they will be happy to call home. She has a strong focus on financials and maximizing revenue growth.

Relevant Experiences: Stephanie joined Panther Residential Management in 2011. She has more than 20 years of multifamily experience in the Southeast. Her competence lies in stabilized and lease-up assets. Prior to joining Panther, Stephanie held positions at Davis Development and Greystar.

Education: Stephanie attended Gordon State College and holds a PMIC license for the state of South Carolina.
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Contact Information
300 Trade Center Drive,
Suite 7700 Woburn, MA 01801
781.935.4500 Ext 257
AMANDA MACKLING Regional Manager

Role at Panther: As a Regional Manager, Amanda works directly with the Atlanta-based management team to maintain short and long-term goals under the direction of the executive management team. Amanda has an accounting background which allows her to have a strong focus on financials and identify opportunities to maximize revenue growth. Amanda's background and leadership experience has made Panther successful throughout the southeast markets.

Relevant Experiences: Amanda joined Panther Residential Management in 2013. Amanda brings more than 13 years of experience with a diverse background in property management ranging from affordable housing to luxury high-rise communities. Working in the industry in multiple facets has allowed Amanda to bring onsite experience to the executive decision-making process. Prior to property management, Amanda spent time in accounting roles with various project management companies.

Education/Affiliations: Amanda holds a Housing Credit Certified Professional designation and has completed her Certified Apartment Manager courses under the National Apartment Association.
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CHRISTIAN JENSEN AVP of Capital Markets and Investments

Bio coming soon.
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JAY MICHELIN VP of Acquisitions and Development

Bio coming soon.
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Contact Information
2400 Herodian Way
Suite 355
Smyrna, GA 30080
781.935.4500 Ext 255
678.290.1958
CALLIE BESHERS Marketing Manager

Current Responsibilities: Callie supports and maintains the firm's digital advertising platform while assisting in executing strategic and tactical marketing plans. Her work is focused on implementing advertising, pricing, general marketing and other campaigns to drive traffic and tenant occupancy to achieve optimal leasing, financial and company performance.

Relevant Experiences: Callie joined Panther in 2011 having 2 years of previous experience in the multifamily industry. Starting with the company as a Leasing Specialist, Callie was swiftly promoted to Asst. Manager then Business Manager and now to her current role as Marketing Manager. Prior to joining Panther, Callie held positions at Davis Development and Greystar.

Education/Affiliations: Callie attended Georgia State University & Clayton State University.
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