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Henderson Real Estate Institute Advisory Board

The Henderson Real Estate Institute Advisory Board is made up of proven, highly qualified real estate professionals who represent a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. Their “real world” expertise is intended to help guide the Institute in its core mission:

Delivering a world-class academic experience built around hands-on practitioner learning that is instantly translatable to the real world.

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Robin Flager (Chair)

Robin’s LinkedIn Profile

Robin Flagler was President of AION Management and oversaw all operations of 21,000+ apartments across 72 properties throughout seven states with a focus of bringing value to AION’s investors and partners. Robin has over thirty years of experience in asset repositioning and development projects with third party management companies, REIT’s, and owner/managed companies. Previously, Robin was Vice President of Operations at Kettler Management, where she oversaw a portfolio of 42 properties in the mid-Atlantic region.

Robin serves on the Board of Directors for PAA, NJAA, and the Real Estate/Property Management boards for Virginia Tech, Drexel University and Ball State. She is a NAAEI Faculty Member for the National Apartment Association where she, not only, assists in development of designation curriculums but also teaches many students annually on obtaining their designations. She is a 2016 NAA Leadership Lyceum graduate. Robin holds both CAPS and CPM designations and has positioned AION Management to be an AMO (IREM Accredited Management Organization) Company.

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Kevork Mesrobian (Vice Chair)

Kevork’s LinkedIn Profile

Kevork Mesrobian is a Senior Vice President at Brookfield Asset Management as part of the Housing team and responsible for Portfolio Management of Brookfield’s Multifamily and U.S. Student Housing businesses.

Kevork joined Brookfield in 2008 and has held various roles including acquisitions and asset management for the U.S. office portfolio as well as acquisitions for Brookfield’s multifamily portfolio. In his current role, Kevork oversees portfolio management of over 13,000 multifamily apartments as well as ~25,000 student housing beds.

Kevork holds a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Finance and Investment from New York University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from Drexel University. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Real Estate Management and Development Program Advisory Board at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.

Advisory Board Members

Justin Ackerman
Senior Partner / National Business Development Practice Leader, Conner Strong & Buckelew

Brett Altman
Principal, Altman Group of Companies

Deanna Ballinger
Senior Vice President / Group Manager, Philadelphia Property Management

Sinclair Cooper
President, Public Infrastructure Development, Hunt

Joe Dougherty
Executive Vice President and Principal, Metro Commercial

Salvatore Dragone
Senior Vice President and Director, Rubenstein Partners

Gaurav Gambhir
Owner / Founder, TCS Group Keller Williams

Michael C. Haydinger
Head Business and Financial Division, First Montgomery Group

James Korman
Chairman Korman Family Office, Korman Ventures

Albert Lord III
Senior Advisor at AlpRidge Capital
Advisor at Lexerd Capital

Miles Orth III
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Campus Apartments LLC

Alan S. Ritterband
Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP

Michael Simmons
CEO Emeritus and Broker of Record, Community Reality Management Inc.

Charlene Tucker
Broker of Record, Interland Real Estate Corporation

Mher Vartanian
Portfolio Manager and Director, SCOPE

Connect with Us

For more information regarding the Henderson Real Estate Institute Advisory Board including joining the Advisory Board, please contact

Carter Murdoch, PhD

Executive Director, Henderson Real Estate Institute

(215) 895-1369

Gerri C. LeBow Hall 1139