Milestone's senior management team averages more than 20 years experience in all real estate disciplines including property ownership, acquisition and disposition, asset, property and construction management, capital markets, investor and financial reporting and risk management. Over the years Milestone’s principals have developed strong industry relationships with strategic capital partners, advisors, lenders and brokers in various facets of the multifamily industry.
Robert P. Landin
Chief Executive Officer
Robert P. Landin is Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Apartments REIT and Co-Chairman of Milestone's Investment Committee. Mr. Landin is responsible for establishing the strategic direction of Milestone and the firm's capital markets activities and fundraising. Mr. Landin has more than 25 years of real estate acquisition, development, capital markets and investment management experience.
Prior to forming Milestone in 2004, Mr. Landin held key roles with Olympus Real Estate Partners and Colony Capital Partners, two leading U.S. real estate private equity firms where he was responsible for identifying, negotiating and structuring acquisition opportunities, as well as liquidating diverse performing and non-performing portfolios. During his tenures at Olympus Real Estate Partners and Colony Capital Partners Mr. Landin transacted on over US$10 billion of real estate investments.
Mr. Landin received a B.A. in Managerial Economics from Union College in Schenectady, NY and studied at The London School of Economics. He is a member of The Real Estate Council and Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac). He also serves as Treasurer and Trustee of the St. Philip's School and Community Center in Dallas, TX.
Chief Financial Officer
Ryan Newberry is the Chief Financial Officer of Milestone Apartments REIT and is responsible for overall financial management of the REIT, including capital sourcing and allocation, corporate accounting and financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, enterprise risk management, treasury management, investor relations, internal controls and audit and tax coordination for Milestone.
Before joining Milestone, Mr. Newberry served as Assistant Vice President, Finance at the Republic Group, where he managed Treasury, Risk Management and Financial Analysis, Reinsurance accounting, and other specific projects including investment allocation planning and M&A evaluations. Prior to his tenure at the Republic Group Mr. Newberry was with KPMG, LLP for over 9 years assisting clients with numerous accounting and business matters primarily related to fair value measurement, real estate, insurance, securitizations, hedge accounting, asset purchases and business combinations.
Mr. Newberry graduated from Texas Tech University and holds a Certified Public Accountant designation. Mr. Newberry is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Steve T. Lamberti
Chief Operating Officer
Steve T. Lamberti is Chief Operating Officer of Milestone Apartments REIT. Mr. Lamberti has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry and is responsible for establishing and operating Milestone’s platform, asset strategy, property and portfolio acquisition selection, acquisition due diligence, and maximizing property value. He has executed on over US$8 billion in real estate transitions.
Prior to his involvement with Milestone, Mr. Lamberti served as Vice President of Archon Group & Chief Operating Officer of Archon Management Services, a majority owned subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, where he led the expansion of Archon’s owner-managed division from approximately 3,000 multifamily units to over 30,000 units. He spent 14 years with Walden Residential Properties, Inc. (a NYSE Multifamily REIT) as COO. At Walden, Mr. Lamberti was responsible for property management, coordinating acquisition selection, due diligence, asset management, marketing and human resources.
Mr. Lamberti received two Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Nevada – Reno. He holds the Certified Property Manager designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management, is on the Board of Directors of the National Multi Housing Council, and has served in various positions with the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas and the National Apartment Association.