Rob Gayle, Chief Operating Officer and Partner of Preferred Residential Management, LLC is a 1998 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Sales Management and Marketing. Mr. Gayle spent over eight years with Post Properties where he managed 1,700 units over five properties. In addition, he also managed a retail space totaling 30,000 square feet. As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Gayle's works with Preferred Apartment Advisors, 360 Residential, Newport Developments, Oxford Properties and Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE: APTS) overseeing day-to-day operations of all acquired and developed properties. His responsibilities include budget approval for existing properties as well as proforma review and performing analysis and due diligence for future acquisitions and development. Rob has worked with companies affiliated with John Williams for 17 years.