Preferred Apartment Communities


Management Team

John Isakson


John Isakson has served as Chief Financial Officer since August 2018.  Prior to that time, he sserved as Executive Vice President and Chief Capital Officer of Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. from 2014 until August 2018.  He has also served as Chief Executive Officer of Main Street Apartment Homes, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of the company, since its commencement of operations in 2015.  Prior to his role at the company, he was Chief Executive Officer of Williams Asset Management, an investment and asset management firm for a private equity fund he co-founded with John Williams, from 2006 to 2013.  Mr. Isakson co-founded Tarpon Development, LLC, serving as CEO from 1999 to 2006.  He has a broad depth of knowledge of both the private and institutional side of the industry in acquisitions, dispositions, corporate and property level finance, investor relations and asset management.  Mr. Isakson serves on the Dean's Advisory Council at Tulane University and is on the board of directors of the Atlanta Opera.  He has served on the Arthritis Foundation's national board of directors, as well as the board for the Georgia chapter in various positions.  Mr. Isakson earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics at Tulane University, and his master’s degree in Economics at the University of Georgia.