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Board Of Directors FY23 Election Results
Board Of Directors FY23 Election Results

The general election concluded on May 8, 2023, and the results were certified by the Nomination Task Force on May 9, 2023. Congratulations to the following Board Members and Councils that were elected. 2023-2024 Networking Council: Bob Donahue (Chair), AMLI Residential Aimee Duplessie... Continue Reading

Date posted06/2/2023


Person of the Year 2023 Finalists
Person of the Year 2023 Finalists

Each year the Apartment Association recognizes someone as the “Person of the Year.” Here is a brief look at the finalists for this award. CARY BRUTEIG | Apartment Insights In the past year, when the researcher of AAMD's 40-year-old Vacancy and Rent report retired, Cary stepped up... Continue Reading

Date posted06/2/2023


Multifamily Heroes: Look No Further Than the Women in our Industry
Multifamily Heroes: Look No Further Than the Women in our Industry

Last year, Dictionary.com selected “woman” as its word of the year for 2022. There were manywomen who set great milestones. Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first black woman Supreme Court justice and Laurie Leshin became the first female to lead JPL (leading USA’s first... Continue Reading

Postedby Tamera Greene
Date posted05/4/2023


Which Came First... The Chicken, the Egg or Rent Control?
Which Came First... The Chicken, the Egg or Rent Control?

High housing prices and rents are the result of a supply demand imbalance. If you don’t believe that, consider the recent well publicized case of egg prices. In this case, the chicken really did come first, and legislators are egging housing providers. Egg suppliers were forced to reduce... Continue Reading

Postedby Rocky Sundling
Date posted04/7/2023


Born To Run: Lessons from the Road
Born To Run: Lessons from the Road

I started running when I was 4 years old. Running is big part of who I am and has influenced me in many ways and it continues to do so. People will ask, “Why do you do that? That looks like no fun.” While others understand the pull of that early morning run that drags you out of... Continue Reading

Date posted03/3/2023


The Little Things
The Little Things

What Stephen R. Covey, Varsity Blues, and Punk Rock taught me about managing apartments. As every Broncos fan has experienced for the past seven seasons, I am sitting here in football misery knowing that my team is not going to a play-off game, let alone winning a championship any time soon.... Continue Reading

Postedby Bob Donahue
Date posted03/3/2023


The Importance of Mentorships
The Importance of Mentorships

The right mentor at the right moment can change the trajectory of a life! When an individual has the desire and the will to get to the next level, it’s a mentor that can step in to light the path and show them the way. Do you remember the first time that someone closed a door in... Continue Reading

Postedby Jenny Jorgensen
Date posted01/6/2023


Congratulations! Mary Oldenburg
Congratulations! Mary Oldenburg

AAMD joins the Denver multifamily industry in congratulating Mary Oldenburg on her retirement! The moment Mary began her career in Denver, she immediately became involved with the Apartment Association, chairing nearly every committee at one time, and serving as the National Apartment... Continue Reading

Date posted01/6/2023


Getting Started with your Inclusion & Diversity Initiative
Getting Started with your Inclusion & Diversity Initiative

Practical Initiatives to Get Started On Here are four practical ideas to implement change that has a staying, powerful and longterm impact at your company: 1. Review Company Materials Your handbook, onboarding policies, websites/digital media, career development, hiring practices -... Continue Reading

Date posted11/4/2022


The (Not So) Scary Side of AAMD
The (Not So) Scary Side of AAMD

For the first five years of my career, I worked in student housing in Gainesville, Florida. Partly becauseI was young in my career and partly because Gainesville is a small town, I really had no idea how big the industry was that I was working in. It wasn’t until I moved to Denver in 2007... Continue Reading

Postedby Amie Robertshaw
Date posted10/7/2022


Initiative Spotlight: Cardinal Group
Initiative Spotlight: Cardinal Group

Cardinal launched it’s DEI Council in the Summer of 2020. The purpose of the council is to ensure that all team members can bring their best true selves to work each day. The council seeks to empower each team member while elevating their voice in the future trajectory of the company... Continue Reading

Date posted10/7/2022


People-Meleon & The Art Of Matching Your Leasing Prospect
People-Meleon & The Art Of Matching Your Leasing Prospect

What are chameleons known for? Chameleons possess a host of physical adaptations which help them survive. Most notably, they are known for their swiveling eyes that help them pinpoint fast-moving prey and their color-changing skin helps them blend in, stand out to potential mates, and... Continue Reading

Postedby Bob Donahue
Date posted09/12/2022