Brent Bunger has served as Executive Vice President since 2009 and has been significantly involved in leading the strategic direction of property and asset management including, policy, initiatives, technology, financing, acquisitions and dispositions. He is actively engaged in the company’s operations, procurement and renovations. Brent was instrumental in the launch of Adara Communities and its vision to become the leader in the multi-family industry. He is committed to improving technology in order to advance operational efficiency and better adhere to best practices and industry standards.
Brent previously served as the Vice President of Business Development with Adara Communities among various other roles with its predecessor. Prior to joining Adara Communities, Mr. Bunger worked for CharterMac Mortgage Capital (Centerline Capital) in their CMBS and Agency multi-family loan underwriting division. Other previous employment positions focused on operations analysis and acquisition underwriting. His prior professional experience involved assets in the Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and international markets.
Brent graduated with honors from Texas A&M University CC with a BBA in Finance with a minor in Real Estate. He holds a real estate brokerage license in the State of Texas, has been an active Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) since 2007 and is member of the National Multi Housing Council.
Colleen Dean joined the Adara Asset Management team in 2009 and has been responsible for all aspects of asset management for Adara Communities since 2011. Colleen’s responsibilities include supervising the management of pricing platforms, asset valuations, and acquisitions. She also actively contributes to both the operations audit and property operations teams.
Prior to joining Adara Communities, Colleen’s real estate experience began working as a senior analyst/underwriter for the Hanover Company in their Capital Markets department. While employed at Hanover Mrs. Dean contributed to multifamily and mixed use developments.
Colleen is a graduate of Tulane University with a Masters in Finance and Bachelors in Accounting and Finance.
Miriam Flores joined Adara Communities in 2016 and has more than 22 years of experience in the multifamily industry. Since joining Adara, she has demonstrated strong leadership in working with apartments in the Houston, San Antonio and Austin regions. Miriam is responsible for the daily operations of her portfolios performance, overseeing and enhancing the value of each property.
Prior to joining Adara Communities Miriam served as Regional Vice President for JRK Property Holdings for 5 years where she led the operations of several regions including Texas, Washington, California, Ohio, Florida and Maryland.
Miriam has extensive experience in new construction, lease ups, new acquisitions, renovations, re-positions, and financially and physically distressed assets. Miriam is known by her coworkers, peers, and employees as an over achiever, problem solver, and trusted mentor. Her knowledge in economic occupancy, NOI growth, eye for detail, impeccable customer service, and overall knowledge of the ins and outs of property management have allowed her to achieve excellence and in return has made her a valuable team member in the multi-family housing industry.