Linda S. Smith
Senior Regional Supervisor
Linda serves as a Senior Regional Supervisor for Alpha Barnes. In her role, she manages, directs and implements strategies to ensure the successful achievement of operational efficiencies and profitability for clients and their assets. Linda offers her clients expertise in a diverse collection of management activities including resident relations, vendor management, lease compliance, and contract negotiation. She directly supervises the activities of all property managers and regional office staff for a portfolio of properties targeting positive financial results. Ms. Smith supervises 6 assets, totaling almost 1,000 units comprised of Low Income Housing Tax (LIHTC) housing, Senior, conventional and new construction.
Linda began her 30+ year career in the industry as a leasing professional and quickly grew through the ranks to a District Manager. She held this role at both private and publicly held companies where she supervised multi-site portfolios. Her experience includes new construction (lease-up and stabilized), age-restricted, family and student housing, as well as affordable and conventional market rate assets throughout the Southwestern United States. Most notably, Linda assisted in the development and operation of the first multi-family “Green” communities to be awarded the Platinum LEED Designation. She also supervised the largest affordable age-restricted campus in Texas. Linda has a direct accretive experience in due diligence, property assessment and acquisition research and REAC compliance.
Ms. Smith is an active volunteer at her local Apartment Association.