EVP – Operations
Camden Property Trust
Laurie Baker is Executive Vice President of Operations for Camden Property Trust. Baker is responsible for the oversight and strategy of Camden’s portfolio operations and investment funds. During her 20 plus years with Camden, Baker has held several positions including Senior Vice President of Fund & Asset Management, where she led the creation and management of Camden’s first investment funds. Baker served as the executive sponsor for Camden’s technology initiative during the 2000’s, which included $10 million in technology investments and the rollout of Camden’s web-based property management software, revenue management, and several web-based solutions.
Before joining Camden, Baker was Vice President at Walden Residential Properties and spent nine years at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, MD. She holds an MBA in Finance from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Sam Houston State University.
She serves on the Board of Directors Executive Committee for the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), is vice-chair of ULI’s Multifamily Bronze Council, and a frequent speaker in the multifamily industry. Baker was the 2016 President of CREW Network, a Past President for CREW Houston and in 2012 was honored as one of the Top 15 Women in Commercial Real Estate in Houston. She is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas and was recognized by Real Estate Forum as a Women of Influence in 2014, 2015 and 2016.