Leadership

Additional Information

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  • Aii Geographic Investment Experience
  • Aii Residential and Rental Investment History
  • Aii Post-Recession Acquisitions
  • Executive Bios
  • Aii Executive Team
  • Aii Advisory Committee
  • Aii Affiliates & Resources

Michael Chesser
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aii, Inc.

Michael Chesser founded Apartment Income Investors in 1994, and is the Chief Executive Officer. Since its inception, Apartment Income Investors (Aii) has invested in 87 commercial real estate projects, and has been involved in real estate transactions valued in excess of $1Billion. Mr. Chesser employs a proven strategy of buying underperforming properties at clear discounts to replacement cost, implementing renovation and repositioning strategies, and improving occupancy and cash flow, thereby creating substantial increases in each property’s value. This strategy has proven successful through several real estate peaks and troughs over the last two decades. He purchased his first rental property in 1986, and is focused overseeing Aii’s extensive portfolio of multi-family and commercial assets throughout the U.S.

Mr. Chesser began his career as a licensed CPA. Starting at a prominent firm in Beverly Hills, California, he later opened his own CPA firm in Santa Monica, California. Mr. Chesser is an Army veteran, and a graduate of Wichita State University with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting.

Carolyn Manwaring
Operations and Portfolio Manager

Erik Brandin
Investor Relations and Portfolio Manager

Neda Abdoh
Accounting Manager

Neda has over 16 years with Aiiand affiliated companies and specializes in accounting and finance.
Neda graduated Cum Laude from Cal State University with an emphasis in accounting, and later she was honored by Chase Manhattan Bank for her decade long affiliation and service to their mortgage processing division.

Fund Management Team

Fund Manager

Erik has been with Aii and affiliated companies for 15 years. He has over 25 years of industry experience including entitlements, development, acquisitions, property management, and finance. Previously, Erik headed a family business that grew 300% under his leadership and he advised civic and charitable institutions that raised millions during his time on the board. He attended Santa Monica College and received private management training from Dr. Eric Flamholtzfrom the UCLA Anderson graduate school of management.

Carolyn has over 14 years of experience with Aii and has been involved in all facets of the business including acquisitions, investor relations, property management, and senior level management. Carolyn oversaw mortgage underwriting and originations of over $500MM and was lauded as an expert by Bank of America, Citigroup, Chase, and all the major finance institutions. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona.