SVP – Operations
With a tenure of 20 years in the real estate investment industry, Stephens joins Northland from Camden Property Trust where he was Vice President of Operations. In his previous role, Stephens led his team through complex business challenges and drove the strategic vision for the firm’s Operations division, overseeing a 19,000-unit portfolio throughout Houston, Dallas, Austin, Denver, Corpus Christi and Atlanta. In his time at Camden, Stephens led five of the firm’s divisions and managed a team of over 500 members, working cross-functionally with the Investments Group, Asset Management, Construction, Finance and Marketing departments to ensure his long-term goal of operational excellence and unification of strategy across teams. Prior to his time at Camden, Stephens was an Asset Manager at Hines Interest L.P.
In his new role, Stephens will work alongside President and Chief Operating Officer Suzanne Abair to oversee, direct, and develop all aspects of the company’s multifamily property management operations. As Senior Vice President, Roman will participate in and contribute toward Northland’s overall business strategy as the firm continues to expand its portfolio and provide essential leadership and guidance to the firm’s teams at the corporate, regional and community levels.
Stephens holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Howard University, along with a Master of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.