Meet The Team

Executive Team

Rick Fogelman

Chief Executive Officer

Joined Fogelman Team – 1988

Rick Fogelman is responsible for the establishment and implementation of Fogelman’s overall business strategies, with specific focus on the company's Investment and Asset Management initiatives.

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Mark Fogelman


Joined Fogelman Team – 1994

Mark Fogelman oversees strategy and implementation relating to all aspects of the Fogelman’s property management division, corporate infrastructure and growth initiatives, while bringing the critical property management perspective to the investment activities of Fogelman and its clients.

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Justin Marshall

Chief Operating Officer

Joined Fogelman Team – 2012

Justin Marshall is responsible for leading Fogelman’s property operations and regional operating teams, which includes management of 28,000 apartment homes.

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Melissa Smith

Chief Administrative Officer

Joined Fogelman Team – 1998

Melissa Smith is responsible for both the strategy and leadership of Fogelman’s corporate departments, including accounting, human resources, shared services and real estate services.

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Earl Williams Jr

Chief Financial Officer

Joined Fogelman Team – 2018

Earl Williams is responsible for Fogelman’s corporate finances, banking relationships, risk management, tax planning and compliance, as well as long term planning for Fogelman-related entities.

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Leadership Team

Kevin Jackson

SVP – Portfolio Management

Joined Fogelman Team – 1990

Kevin Jackson is responsible for the oversight of portfolio management for all of the Fogelman real estate holdings.

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Drew Taylor

SVP – Asset Management

Joined Fogelman Team – 2019

Drew Taylor is responsible for the Asset Management oversight of Fogelman’s real estate investments.

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Mike Aiken

SVP - Investments

Joined Fogelman Team – 2018

Mike Aiken is responsible for the sourcing, evaluation and closing of Fogelman’s real estate acquisitions.

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David Nischwitz

SVP - Redevelopment

Joined Fogelman Team – 2012

David Nischwitz is responsible for strategy relating to value-enhancing capital improvements in the repositioning of acquisition properties as well as existing assets.

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Rob Long

SVP - Accounting Services

Joined Fogelman Team – 2000

Rob Long is responsible for overseeing Fogelman’s accounting services teams, which provide property-level accounting and reporting services to our clients.

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Debi Wherry

SVP - Property Operations

Joined Fogelman Team – 2003

Debi Wherry is responsible for daily oversight of Fogelman’s regional operations teams. Debi also works directly with Fogelman’s clients to assist in developing, planning and implementing their asset management strategies.

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John Barger

VP - Risk Management

Joined Fogelman Team – 2000

John Barger is responsible for strategy and oversight of ancillary programs and initiatives that provide direct benefit to Fogelman’s clients and investors.

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Michael Maxwell

Corporate Controller

Joined Fogelman Team – 2015

Michael Maxwell is responsible for Fogelman’s corporate accounting, reporting, and treasury management.

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Pattie Woods

VP - Training and Development

Joined Fogelman Team – 2000

Pattie Woods oversees all of Fogelman’s training and professional development programs and initiatives.

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Melissa Brady

VP - Strategic Marketing

Joined Fogelman Team – 2020

Melissa is responsible for driving overall strategy for regional property and corporate marketing initiatives.

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