Austin serves as Chief Financial Officer for the Mahaffey Apartment Company (Mahaffey). Within Mahaffey, Austin is responsible for financial reporting, management of the company’s debt portfolio, overseeing the underwriting and coordination of the capital stack for new development opportunities, performing asset management duties across the portfolio, and other strategic initiatives to support strong financial performance and responsible growth.
Prior to joining Mahaffey in 2018, Austin was the Vice President of Finance at Grubb Properties – a Charlotte, NC-based private equity real estate investment firm. Additionally, Austin has worked in commercial real estate valuation and advisory at the Hopkins-McElhannon Group, a boutique real estate appraisal and consultancy firm in Charlotte, NC, and in investment services at Schwartz & Co, an investment advisory firm in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Austin received his B.A. in Financial Economics from the University of Detroit Mercy. During his academic career, Austin was a member of the University of Detroit Mercy Economics Club, the Mises Institute, and the Golden Key International Honor Society.
As Chief Operating Officer for Mahaffey Apartment Company, Stephanie provides strategic and operational leadership to the organization. She brings over a decade of multifamily and mixed use expertise with her and has extensive experience in property management, operational efficiency, property repositioning, staff development, historic redevelopment, and new construction in both urban and suburban markets.
Stephanie joined Mahaffey Apartment Company from City Club Apartments where she last held the role of Assistant Vice President of Operations with portfolio responsibilities of twenty-two assets across seven states and played a key role in the company’s growth and development. Prior to that, she held Regional Director roles for Eureka Multifamily Group and Pennrose Management Company where she was directly responsible for policy and procedure implementation, employee engagement, and financial performance of multimillion-dollar portfolios. Stephanie received her BS in Marketing and her BS in Business Administration and Management with a concentration in Accounting from La Roche University in Pittsburgh, PA.