“You need the conviction in your heart that you can do this, don't quit trying.”
He stumbled into the multifamily industry, thanks to his college professor, and worked his way up wearing many hats - accounting, syndication, asset management, property management, and leading the industry’s most influential trade association. Holmes talks about various milestones in his journey and what he learned along the way. He gives us a glimpse of his personal life and endearing relationship with his family.
Holmes has some practical and vital advice for young professionals considering a career in multifamily, especially for those who are looking at this industry as a long-term career choice. “Start early as there is a long runway, the sooner you start, the better it is" Holmes shares. An early start, a people person, flexibility, and patience are the key to a successful career in this industry. Listen on to understand how these attributes helped him reach where he is today. Holmes also touches upon the resources NAA provides to help you navigate the industry.