Michael Barnhart Joins Industry Leaders in Multifamily Innovation® Council to Elevate Multifamily Business Landscape

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - The Multifamily Innovation® Council is proud to announce the addition of Michael Barnhart, Co-Founder of Adventurous Real Estate Investors and U.S. Air Force Officer, to its executive level membership. Dr. Barnhart brings a wealth of experience, having managed 700+ units across Oklahoma and Texas, equivalent to over $70M in value, emphasizing his proficiency in asset management, financial analysis, and underwriting. 

Michael Barnhart’s journey from his impactful military service, including combat duty in Afghanistan, to becoming a transformative figure in real estate, is marked by a relentless commitment to excellence. His multifaceted background also includes a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge and contributions as a biology professor and real estate mentor, highlighting his dedication to nurturing future industry leaders through education and guidance.

Reflecting on his new membership, Michael states, “Being part of the Multifamily Innovation® Council isn’t just about embracing the future; it’s about shaping it. Here, we’re crafting solutions that resonate with our bottom line, elevate employee experiences, and fuel demand for our properties. It’s more than a membership—it’s a commitment to unlocking the true potential of our multifamily businesses, driving profitability, and creating unparalleled experiences for all involved.”

Patrick Antrim, Chairman of the Multifamily Innovation® Council, welcomes Michael to the organization, stating, “Michael embodies the very essence of what we stand for at the Council: innovation, leadership, and tangible growth. His unique blend of military discipline and real estate acumen will be a catalyst for pioneering ideas that resonate with the market’s demands. We are excited to collaborate with Michael and harness his extraordinary strengths for the advancement of our community.”

Kerry W. Kirby, Chair of Technology Initiatives for the Multifamily Innovation® Council, added, "Michael’s impressive track record in transforming operations and driving efficiency across the real estate landscape positions him as a key figure in the Council. His strategic foresight and ability to identify untapped opportunities in the multifamily sector have consistently resulted in profitable ventures. His role within the Council is expected to leverage these skills to spearhead initiatives that not only meet market demands but set new benchmarks in the industry."

About Multifamily Innovation® Council: The Multifamily Innovation® Council is an executive level membership organization dedicated to the pursuit of the profitable Multifamily Company. Positioned to focus on the intersection of leadership, technology, AI, and innovation, the Council is committed to making the business better—not just for the sake of doing something new but to make a difference in profitability, employee experience, and to keep demand strong for member companies.

The Multifamily Innovation® Council is more than just an organization. It is a commitment for industry leaders to empower their businesses and personal development towards success and innovation.

The Council invites other multifamily business leaders to become members and leverage the shared expertise that Michael Barnhart and other executives offer. For more information on the Multifamily Innovation® Council and how to join, please visit multifamilyinnovation.com/council


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