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Episode 5: Lee Everett, VP, Research & Strategy, Waterton

Oct 9, 2023
44 min

Carl Whitaker talks with Waterton’s Lee Everett — one of America's more experienced real estate research veterans — and gleans valuable insights into the current multifamily market and the broader macro real estate environment. It’s a great snapshot of the multifamily market courtesy of Waterton's extensive 20-market nationwide footprint.

Carl Whitaker

Senior Director of Research & Analysis
RealPage, Inc.

Carl Whitaker is a Real Estate Economist with RealPage’s Data Analytics division. At RealPage, Carl has specialized in creating industry presentations, market and submarket trend reports and crafting ways in which data can be more easily consumed and leveraged by clients. Carl holds degrees from the University of North Texas, including a Master of Science in Applied Geography.

Lee Everett

Director of Research and Strategy

Lee Everett, a seasoned real estate research professional with more than 15 years of experience, currently serves as the Director of Research and Strategy at Waterton, a leading national real estate investor and operator in Los Angeles. In this role, he oversees all research functions at Waterton, utilizing his extensive expertise to drive the company's strategic initiatives.

Waterton is a real estate investment and property management company with a focus on U.S. multifamily, senior living and hospitality properties. Founded in 1995, Waterton executes value-add strategies and manages a national portfolio of properties on behalf of institutional investors, family offices and financial institutions. Waterton is privately held, and is headquartered in Chicago with regional teams throughout the United States. As of Sept. 30, 2020, Waterton’s portfolio includes approximately $6.0 billion in real estate assets. Visit Waterton’s website:​

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