Executive Management Team

The Griffis Residential executive team leads more than 200 real estate professionals, including site-level property management associates supported by deep corporate resources.

Chairman and Co-CEO

Ian Griffis

Mr. Griffis is Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer sharing responsibility for strategic management of the firm and its investment activities. He is Chairman of the Advisory Committees for Funds I - III and a member of… Read More

Co-CEO

David Birnbaum

Mr. Birnbaum is Co-Chief Executive Officer sharing responsibility for strategic management of the firm and its investment activities. In addition to being a member of the Griffis Residential Investment Committee, he oversees all sourcing and… Read More

Chief Operating Officer

Tom Barta

Mr. Barta, Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for overseeing operations including the firm’s asset management and finance functions. He guides and develops the Griffis Customer Experience Management Team and Guest Culture Initiative.  He is also… Read More