Stephanie header 1024x384 - Cardinal Group Management ​Hires Stephanie Nascimento as Senior Vice President, Conventional Housing Operations

DENVER, CO – June 10, 2022 – Cardinal Group Management (Cardinal Group), an industry leader in student, conventional, and affordable housing property management and investments has hired Stephanie Nascimento as Senior Vice President, Conventional Housing Operations. In her role, Stephanie will be responsible for the growth, management, and performance of Cardinal Group’s national market-rate conventional portfolio.

Stephanie will be assisting Cardinal in improving our operating platform to continue to grow in the market-rate industry across the country. In addition, her experience in overseeing multiple lease-ups will play a pivotal role in Cardinal’s expansion of third-party management services for new developments.

“Cardinal is obsessed with people, and we continue attracting amazing leaders who share that obsession. We are focused on leaders that can make Cardinal the best place to work and leaders that care deeply about our over 100,000 residents and the communities they call home. Stephanie is that kind of leader, and we are so excited to bring her passion for people to the Cardinal Team,” said Alex O’Brien, Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal Group Companies.

Cardinal’s Chief Technology Officer Cara Athmann added, “We love what Stephanie has been able to accomplish and her shared focus on helping bring needed change to our industry. We are on a journey to be the operations platform of the future in student and market-rate housing. Stephanie’s deep experience and proven leadership in the space will be a key ingredient in helping us get there. We’re focused on blending top talent, modern workflows, and technology to create experiences where our residents can thrive.”

Stephanie joins Cardinal Group with over 20 years of leadership experience in real estate asset management. She spent 14 years with Alliance Residential, starting as Regional Manager and advancing to Division President of the Central and Southeast regions, leading the management of over 50,000 units and helping to drive corporate strategy and management operations. Stephanie continued her experience with Greystar after the acquisition of Alliance and oversaw the management of the new development portfolio for the Central and Southeast Division. Most recently, Stephanie was with RPM Living as a Division President, West.

“I’m excited to be part of an organization that has a strong emphasis on the value of people and client relationships. I look forward to continuing to grow the Cardinal portfolio, in addition to moving our industry forward through technology and innovative workflow,” said Stephanie Nascimento, SVP, Conventional Housing Operations, Cardinal Group Companies.

About Cardinal Group Companies

Cardinal Group Companies (“CGC”) is a fully integrated real estate management, investment, construction, consulting, and marketing firm focused on multifamily and student housing throughout the country. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, CGC affiliate companies are all firmly built atop the company’s “Cardinal Culture.” Since 2007, CGC has been operating successful partnerships, focused on creating efficiency and above market performance via their commitment to challenging the status quo of the industry. To date, Cardinal Group Companies has developed several best-in-class initiatives, which have earned the company national recognition year after year. Cardinal Group Companies’ management platform oversees over 40,000 units nationwide including 11,000 conventional and affordable housing units and over 90,000 student housing beds across the U.S., including Cardinal Group, Companies’ owned portfolio and third-party managed properties.

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