Gustavo LopezVICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS Fairstead Management
Gustavo Lopez is an accomplished professional with 23 years of experience in real estate. As Vice President of Operations, Gustavo oversees Fairstead’s Florida affordable portfolio. Previously, Gustavo was the General Manager for the largest affordable community in the Northeastern region of the United States that included several types of affordable programs, such as HUD Project Base Section 811, LIHTC and Mitchell-Lama. Gustavo’s responsibilities also included oversight of a Midtown, Manhattan “Superblock” of commercial space, two skyscrapers housing 1,689 homes and over 3,500 residents.
Prior to his work in New York City, Gustavo was employed as the Regional Operation Manager with Capstone Real Estate Services where he oversaw property management operations of the Tax-Credit and Convectional portfolios in Austin, Texas. Prior to Capstone Real Estate Services, Gustavo was employed as a Community Manager with AimCo, where he was assigned to prepare and develop properties undergoing financial difficulty in various areas of the Metro Houston area in Texas.
Gustavo is a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor and a Certified Occupancy Specialist designation and is a member of IREM – Institute of Real Estate Management, NCHM – National Center for Housing Management and the NAA – National Apartment Association.