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DENVER, CO – August 1, 2022 – Nicole Caithness, Asset Manager with Cardinal Group Investments, was named as an Institute of Real Estate Management 2022 IREM 30 Under 30 recipient for 2022.

The IREM 30 under 30 program acknowledges the next generation of real estate management leaders. Every year, IREM highlights 30 young professionals who have already made a significant impact on the industry and in their communities.

Nicole serves as an Asset Manager for Cardinal Group Investments and is responsible for maximizing the value of the student housing portfolio. Nicole started her career in student housing during her undergraduate studies at Florida State University. In 2015, Nicole relocated to Denver, Colorado, and switched to conventional multifamily housing, where she gained invaluable experience learning the ins and outs of operations, lease-ups, and construction.

In 2022, Nicole transitioned to asset management and is responsible for driving revenue growth, creating operational efficiencies, and establishing successful execution of each asset’s value add strategy to ensure the overall success of the Cardinal investment portfolio.

“Nicole has been an amazing addition to the Cardinal Group Investments team, immediately jumping in and taking the lead on several important projects. She takes pride in executing everything asked of her swiftly and with excellence. It was no surprise that IREM recognized her as a next-generation industry leader. We couldn’t be more proud of her success and look forward to seeing her continued growth within Cardinal and IREM”, said Janna Dalton, Vice President of Asset Management, Cardinal Group.

Nicole is a board member for the IREM Greater Denver Chapter, chair for IREM Denver’s Student Academic Engagement team, and is currently studying to earn her Certified Property Manager from IREM.

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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 70,000 student housing beds across the U.S., including Cardinal Group, Companies’ owned portfolio and third-party managed properties.

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