Chief Investment Officer
Scott leads all acquisition and investment activities for Ginkgo Residential. His experience in the multifamily industry spans more than 35 years, primarily with BNP Residential Properties, a successful publicly traded multifamily REIT, where he served in various officer-level positions, including Vice President of Administration and Finance and Vice President for Acquisitions and Development before becoming President, CEO and a Director. While at BNP, he had primary responsibility for the acquisition, rehabilitation and repositioning of apartment properties throughout the Carolinas and Virginia. From 1980 to 1986, Scott was with Arthur Andersen LLP, serving as tax manager from 1985 to 1986 and representing real estate investors, developers and management companies. He received a BS degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina. Scott is licensed in North Carolina as a Certified Public Accountant and is also a licensed real estate broker. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association, for which he also served as a Regional Vice President. He is a member of the National Apartment Association’s Budget and Finance Committee and Operations Committee and previously chaired the group’s Green Housing Task Force. He is also a past President of both the Apartment Association of North Carolina and the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association. Scott regularly participates on industry panels and gives presentations on various topics related to the apartment industry.