Chief Investment Officer
Timothy A. Peterson joined The Altman Companies in 2003 as a Partner and has served in a variety of roles since that time. Currently, he is Chief Investment Officer responsible for managing all the equity and debt relationships as well as overseeing the asset management and disposition functions for the entities that make up The Altman Companies. Tim also oversees the strategic growth initiatives for the company.
Tim has over 30 years of real estate experience and over 25 years of multifamily experience. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a real estate investment trust (REIT) that developed, acquired, managed and leased industrial and office properties in the Eastern United States. Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President of Post Properties, Inc., where he had overall responsibility in the financial area including managing the company’s IPO.
Tim serves on the board of directors and chairs the audit committee for Preferred Apartment Communities (NYSE:APTS), a role he has had since the company completed its IPO in 2011. He is a past member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts where he served as a Co-Chairman of its Accounting Committee, and a member of the Best Financial Practices Task Force. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the University of Florida Real Estate Advisory Board and the advisory board of the ULI South Florida/Caribbean chapter as well as a member of ULI’s Bronze Multifamily Council.
Tim, a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Florida in 1985 and his MBA in Finance from the University of Florida in 1987. He is a Certified Public Accountant.