Eric Bolton Jr.

Eric Bolton Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bolton has served as our Chief Executive Officer since October 2001 and he became Chairman of the Board of Directors in September 2002. Mr. Bolton joined MAA in 1994 as Vice President of Development, was named Chief Operating Officer in February 1996 and was subsequently promoted to President in December 1996.

Prior to joining MAA, Mr. Bolton served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trammell Crow Realty Advisors, for which he worked for more than five years. Prior to that, Mr. Bolton worked in the commercial banking industry for seven years.

Mr. Bolton currently serves on the board of directors for EastGroup Properties (NYSE: EGP).