Duluth’s Chris Burns Named 2024 NAA Vice Chair

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ARLINGTON, Va. | January 23, 2024 – Chris Burns, CAM, CAPS, CPM, Senior Vice President with Willow Bridge Property Company, has begun his term as 2024 National Apartment Association (NAA) Vice Chair. In November, he was formally installed at NAA’s annual Assembly of Delegates in San Diego.

Burns has more than 40 years of experience across the rental housing industry. He joined Willow Bridge (then a division of Lincoln Property Company) in 1992 and today is responsible for all multifamily management operations and new business development throughout the southeastern United States.

For years, Burns has been an active volunteer across many facets of NAA. He is a Past Chairman of the Florida, Georgia and Atlanta Apartment Associations and also served as a Regional Vice President for NAA. Burns’ industry service extends beyond NAA as he is also a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management and the Atlanta Board of Realtors.

“Chris’ impressive and vast experience throughout rental housing is underscored by his commitment to selflessly serving our industry,” said NAA President and CEO Bob Pinnegar. “I’m excited to welcome Chris as NAA’s 2024 Vice Chair and look forward to working alongside him to make meaningful progress for NAA and our industry in the year ahead.”

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NAA’s 2024 leadership includes Chair Rick Snyder, R.A. Snyder Properties, San Diego, Calif.; Chair-Elect Alan King, Berkshire Residential Investment, Alpharetta, Ga.; Vice Chair Chris Burns, Lincoln Property Company, Duluth, Ga.; Treasurer Jeannette Cox, Oddo Development, Lenexa, Kan.; Secretary Brian Chase, Landmark Property Services, Inc., Richmond, Va. and Immediate Past Chair Ronda Puryear, Management Services Corporation, Charlottesville, Va.


About NAA
The National Apartment Association (NAA) serves as the leading voice and preeminent resource through advocacy, education, and collaboration on behalf of the rental housing industry As a federation of 141 state, local and global affiliates, NAA represents more than 12 million apartment homes globally. NAA believes that rental housing is a valuable partner in every community that emphasizes integrity, accountability, collaboration, community responsibility, inclusivity and innovation. To learn more, visit www.naahq.org. NAA thanks its Strategic Partners: The Home Depot Pro, Lowe’s Pro Supply and Yardi.