Preferred Apartment Communities


Management Team

Randy Forth

Randy Forth has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Asset Management Officer for Preferred Apartment Communities since January 2016. He has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience, having lead asset management teams at Equitable Real Estate Investment Management, Inc. and Morgan Stanley Real Estate Advisors for more than 17 years. Most recently, Mr. Forth served as Executive Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) to manage  a team focused exclusively on a single client, Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL), a publicly traded REIT that owns approximately 7 million acres of timberland. Mr. Forth’s team works as an extension of our client’s land asset managers, overseeing a network of 35 independent brokers in 12 states to facilitate disposition of our client’s non-strategic holdings. He earned a bachelor’s of business administration degree in real estate and urban development from the University of Georgia in Athens.