CEO Series - For the Love of My Multifamily Industry


Listen to our FREE On-Demand Digital Media Webcast interview with multifamily industry veteran Carey Bradburn, Investment Manager with Pinnacle Management in his exclusive interview with property management expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour®. Carey’s 60-minute interview shares his strategies and techniques for success, as a property management thought leader in the multifamily industry. This informative discussion takes you through the importance of mentors, customer service, finding employees in today’s market and appreciating vendor/supplier partners for their critical role in management success.

Interview Discussion Highlights

1. The importance of mentors and mentoring skills.

2. Owners and managers...are we team members or competitors?

3. Customer service...what is the real deal?

4. Attracting and hiring the employees of today. What are the steps?

5. Appreciating our industry vendor/supplier partners and creating a true "three way win.”

Special Guest

Carey Bradburn is a 26 year veteran of the multifamily industry and currently serves as an Investment Manager with Pinnacle Management in Orlando, Florida. Over his 26 years, Carey has been a Regional Manager for Epoch Management, a Vice President and Partner with Trammell Crow Residential Services, a Senior Vice President overseeing Business Integration, National and Regional Maintenance and National Vendors for Riverstone Residential. On the volunteer side, Carey has been President of the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando and the Florida Apartment Association and currently serves as a board member and committee member with the National Apartment Association. Carey holds an undergraduate degree from The University of Florida and is proud to uphold the great traditions of the "Gator Nation."

Conference Moderators

Kerry W. Kirby is a renowned entrepreneur, speaker, and technology innovator. He is the founder and CEO of 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. Kerry has propelled 365 Connect from a scrappy bootstrapped startup to an internationally recognized company, which has won an array of highly acclaimed international, national, and regional awards, including the Louisiana Governor's Technology Award.

Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker, and panelist at numerous universities, national conferences, and events. He has also been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR News, and various media outlets. Kerry has written the forward to a nationally published book on real estate and technology, presented in over 100 industry webcast reaching over 1-million listeners, and is often quoted as an expert in technology. He has been named to the Silicon Bayou 100 List of most influential entrepreneurs for eight consecutive years.

Ernest F. Oriente is a business coach since 1995 [41,000+ hours], a property management industry professional since 1988 - the author of SmartMatch Alliances, founder of PowerHour, PowerHour Sales Academy, and PowerHour Leadership Academy has a passion for coaching his clients on executive leadership, hiring and motivating property management SuperStars, traditional and Internet SEO/SEM marketing, competitive sales strategies, and smart/strategic alliances for property management teams and their leaders. He and his PowerHour team provide private and group coaching for property management companies and industry sales vendors/suppliers around North America and the world, executive recruiting, investment banking, SEO/SEM web strategies, national Wi-Fi solutions, employee policy manuals, social media leadership and powerful tools for hiring property management SuperStars and building dynamic teams.

Ernest worked for Motorola, Primedia and is certified in the Xerox sales methodologies. Recent interviews and articles have appeared more than 9000+ times in business and trade publications and in a wide variety of leading magazines and newspapers, including Smart Money, Inc., Business 2.0, The New York Times, Fast Company, The LA Times, Fortune, Business Week, Self Employed America and The Financial Times. Since 1995, Ernest has written over 250+ articles for the property management industry and created 400+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah.

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Ernest also runs the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management vendor/supplier sales success, and the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management success.

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