Aaron leads and oversees multiple critical departments of The Life Properties, including Marketing, Maintenance, Affordable Housing Compliance, and Risk Management. Additionally, Maas collaborates closely with The Life Properties’ leadership to continue driving operational excellence and the implementation of strategic initiatives that enhance team member satisfaction and the overall customer experience.
Before The Life Properties, Aaron worked at Origin Investments, a top decile fund manager with $2B AUM. In his role, he drove performance on the Investment Management team’s multifamily portfolio. Additionally, he elected third party managers and gleaned best practices while guiding the property-level business plans. His asset management role tapped into his 14 years of experience in finance, leasing & marketing, value-add construction management, property management technology, and training.
Aaron has experienced the value that integrated management provides in the past, including at Steadfast Management Company, an owner and investor in over 40k units nationwide. There he was able to capitalize on investments made in three REITs and ensure beneficial results. Additionally, he worked for the Atlanta based owner-operated portfolio at Avila Real Estate and with Merion Realty Partners which focused investment funds in the southeast and mid-Atlantic.
Aaron studied Political Science and Economics at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He is a member of the Atlanta Apartment Association, a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor, and Certified Apartment Manager. Aaron lives with his wife and two daughters in Alpharetta, GA. He is an avid outdoor hobbyist and ultramarathon runner.