- Central (North Texas)
- Central (South Texas)
- Northern California
- Pacific Northwest
- Southern California
- Senior Housing
Ian Swiergol, Managing Director (Southwest)
Ian Swiergol oversees development, investment and construction operations for Alliance Residential Company throughout the Southwest. Since joining Alliance in 2007, Mr. Swiergol has been involved with and directly responsible for the development of 17 multifamily properties (over 4,100 units) with a total capitalization exceeding $700 million. This includes originating and negotiating land purchases for development, managing the entitlement and development/construction processes, and overseeing the leasing and asset disposition activity for each investment asset. Mr. Swiergol graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona and also earned a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in real estate finance and private equity from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds membership with a variety of business associations including the Real Estate Investment Advisory Committee (REIAC), the Lifestyle Residential Development Council within Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Phoenix Community Alliance. Mr. Swiergol was a past member of the EC70/Executive Council Charities and is an active member of The Thunderbirds.
Tom Lewis, Managing Director (Southwest)
Tom Lewis is responsible for managing the development process and sourcing new investment opportunities throughout the Southwest, which includes site selection, originating land purchases for development, managing the entitlement, design and construction process, and overseeing the leasing and asset disposition activity for each investment. Mr. Lewis has 12 years of investment, development and construction experience, and since joining Alliance in 2012 has been involved in the development of more than 3,000 units across 13 multifamily properties exceeding $500 million in total investment. He previously served as Land Development Project Manager for Tempe homebuilder T.W. Lewis Company and Development Associate for RED Development, where he participated in the development and acquisition of more than 2.5 million square feet of retail and commercial space. Mr. Lewis graduated with honors from Pepperdine University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and earned an MBA with an emphasis in real estate and finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, a board member of the T.W. Lewis Family Foundation, and has previously served as a board member for the Foundation for Blind Children.
David Lodwick, Regional CFO (West)
As Chief Financial Officer of the Southwest, Mountain and Northeast regions, David Lodwick is responsible for identifying and managing joint-venture equity and debt financing, and working closely with our regional development team. Mr. Lodwick joined Alliance in 2011 as Finance Manager, focusing on identifying, negotiating, and closing debt and equity financing in the western U.S. Prior to that, he served as Director of Asset Management for DMB Associates with responsibility for managing a variety of office and retail assets; Senior Director for Opus West, where he was directly involved in closing more than $3.1 billion of debt and almost $1.8 billion in property sales across more than 200 transactions; Vice President of BBVA Compass with management oversight of a $200 million commercial real-estate portfolio; and Real Estate Researcher for CB Richard Ellis in the Valuation & Advisory Services group, where he was responsible for preparing appraisals for a wide variety of property types. A graduate of Arizona State University, Mr. Lodwick is also a certified appraiser and maintains a real estate license in the state of Arizona. He holds membership or board positions with a variety of civic, social and business associations, including the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Men’s Arts Council of the Phoenix Art Museum and EC70/Executive Council Charities.
Robert Hicks, Executive Vice President (Southwest/Mountain)
Robert Hicks is responsible for overseeing property operations across Alliance’s 125 communities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah, totaling more than 30,000 units. Mr. Hicks has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, primarily in multifamily housing operations, asset management, new business and financial analysis. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Hicks was a Vice President for both Mark-Taylor Residential and Family Housing Resources, and served as an analyst with Equity Residential. He graduated from Arizona State University and is a licensed real estate agent in Arizona. He is a current member and past board chairman for the Arizona Multi-Housing Association.
Todd Reeves, Regional Vice President of Operations (Southwest)
As Regional Vice President, Todd Reeves is responsible for supervising operations throughout Alliance’s portfolio of assets in New Mexico. Mr. Reeves’ comprehensive property management background includes more than 21 years of experience with lease-up developments, value-add projects and property repositioning. He has 18 years of tenure with Alliance and has been involved in every lease-up and renovation project in Albuquerque. Mr. Reeves attended The University of Nevada Las Vegas, holds a real estate license and is active on the board of the New Mexico Apartment Association.
Luke Leins, Director of Real Estate
As the Director of Real Estate for the Mountain and Southwest Regions, Luke Leins all work with existing and future clients and contribute to the expansion efforts of Alliance’s third-party management platform across CO, UT, NM, NV, and AZ. Before joining Alliance Residential Company, Luke led development efforts for Independent Living and Assisted Living communities in the Ohio and Texas regions for Sanctuary Health Network, a community of faith-based Senior Living developments. Luke has a background in financial modeling and pro-forma development, developing and maintaining investor relationships, and conducting market research and site due-diligence. Luke was raised in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and graduated from the Colorado State University School of Business as the Outstanding Graduate of his class. We are excited to have Luke join our team and we look forward to his future contributions at Alliance.