L. Carlyle “Carl” Swafford
Senior Vice President of Operations
Carl is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Advenir Living, LLC., located in Miami, Florida. He oversees a portfolio consisting of 42 communities totaling 13,334 apartment homes in six states. Carl leads an Operations Team of over 330 Associates. He oversees the day-to-day operations through the partnership of 2 Regional Vice Presidents, Director Services, and eight Regional Directors. He has held executive level positions as Senior Vice President for Donaldson, Vice President of Operations at Vantage Management, Edgewood Management and KETTLER.
Carl began his career in 1990, within the multi-family residential market: responsibilities include a combination of Corporate and On-site Operations experience. His expertise is derived from three decades of management, marketing, strategic financial planning, acquisitions and third party management experience. Assets managed include REIT based portfolios, Conventional and Military Housing, Low Income Tax Credit and HUD communities. Carl’s success is based on the proven ability to partner in leading organizations, departments and individuals in executing strategies that maximize NOI Goals, improve upon successful assets, re-position challenged communities and enhanced team building.
Carl has acquired the following Multi-Family Industry Certifications: CPM & ARM through IREM; HCCP, SHCM through NAHB and C3P through Spectrum; CAM through NAA and Military Designation CDPM II through PHMA, and has held a VA REALTOR license since 2005.