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Lantower Residential is driven by our desire to curate a resident experience like no other. We aim to infuse each of our communities with an effortlessly elevated lifestyle tailored to residents’ unique needs while cultivating a supportive, genuine community. Meaningful connections are formed through dedicated service, encouraging all our residents to thrive, put down roots, and make lifetime memories with us.
Lantower Residential is powered by imaginative, sincere people with strong values. Our culture is best defined by our highest priorities: inclusivity, a healthy work-life balance, and giving back to our community. We focus on creating an energetic and supportive professional environment that allows all members to grow, learn, and feel integral to our success as a team.
Our commitment to strong leadership allows us to move forward with a deep understanding of people and their personal experiences. We know that communities rely on amplified voices, diversity, and the open exchange of ideas to prosper and find long-term success. Lantower Residential emphasizes compassion, service above self, and leading by example. We consciously empower our team members with the skills, training, and confidence to lead us onward.
President - H&R REIT
Philippe Lapointe is the President of H&R REIT the founder of Lantower Residential. He is responsible for the firm's day-to-day operations in addition to overseeing the acquisition, development, and financing of every Lantower Residential investment. Under Philippe's leadership, Lantower Residential has acquired more than $2 billion of multifamily properties and has grown to a team of over 230 employees.
Prior to Lantower Residential, Philippe was the Executive Vice President of a Dallas-based investment company, where he oversaw the firm's capital deployment and day-to-day operations and established the direction of the firm's business planning and strategy.
Philippe holds a Law degree from Université Laval and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD. He is currently an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) as well as the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Chief Operating Officer
Emily Watson is the Chief Operating Officer, bringing over 25 years of multifamily experience in operations, training and asset management. Emily is responsible for driving operational execution and performance, talent management, marketing and revenue management.
Prior to joining Lantower Residential, Emily was Managing Director for Berkshire Residential, overseeing over 21,000 units in 20 major markets throughout the United States. Previously, she held senior roles at Equity Residential, McDowell Properties and Buckingham Companies.
President - Property Management
Colleen is the President of Property Management and brings over 30 years of experience in operations, development and training. At Lantower, Colleen is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of the entire portfolio. Additionally, Colleen sits on the Executive Committee for the Texas Apartment Association and is a past President of the Austin Apartment Association.
Prior to joining Lantower, Colleen held the position of President at CREA Management, where she successfully built a full-service management company specializing in new development lease-ups. Colleen has also worked for Berkshire Residential, Stream, Gables Residential and Equity Residential.
She graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a BBA in Business Management and holds her CAPS certification.
Executive Vice President - Development
Hunter is the Executive Vice President of Development and oversees the acquisitions and development departments. To date, he has participated in over $2 billion of Lantower's multifamily acquisitions. Additionally, Hunter is responsible for the site selection and process for all new developments.
Prior to joining Lantower Residential, Hunter worked in asset management and acquisitions for U. L. Coleman Companies, where he was responsible for underwriting, analytics, and financing of multifamily investments.
Hunter graduated with an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).
Executive Vice President - Accounting
Audrey oversees Lantower Residential's accounting department. Prior to joining Lantower, Audrey was a controller for Invitation Homes, a Blackstone real estate portfolio company and among the largest single-family rental companies in the United States. Previously, she was a corporate accounting manager for Tarragon Corporation, a public company that owned multifamily apartment communities, commercial properties, and developments. Audrey has over twenty years of accounting experience, most of which in the area of real estate.
Audrey graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Executive Vice President - Portfolio Management
Tony Duplisse is the Executive Vice President of Portfolio Management at Lantower Residential. He is responsible for providing market expertise and strategic direction for future portfolio growth and in the development and execution of operations and capital plans for all Lantower Residential investments.
Prior to Lantower Residential, Tony was the founder of a Scottsdale-based investment company, where he oversaw the firm's capital deployment and day-to-day operations. Tony has over 25 years of multifamily industry experience with public REITS and private equity including Equity Residential, Associated Estates and Fairfield Residential.
Tony holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).
LaTres Yeldell is the Controller of Lantower Residential and is responsible for leading the Accounting team, implementing processes and procedures, and ensuring the issuance of timely monthly financials. LaTres has over 20 years of accounting experience, 16 of which in the real estate industry.
Prior to joining Lantower, LaTres worked at Trammell Crow Company and Stream Realty Partners.
LaTres received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington. After graduating, she pursued and earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Executive Vice President - Legal
Michael Loeb is Lantower Residential's Executive Vice President of Legal.
Prior to Lantower Residential, Michael worked as a real estate attorney in New York City, where his practice focused on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.
Michael received his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law in 2013, where he received the Milton Young Prize for Taxation.
Vice President – Marketing
Amy Lane is the Vice President of Marketing at Lantower Residential and brings a customer-centric approach to its marketing strategy. Amy is responsible for ensuring consistency in the application of all marketing programs, driving traffic to the communities, and overseeing corporate & property brand development.
Prior to joining Lantower, Amy was the Regional Marketing Director at Lincoln Property Company, developing marketing strategies for new business opportunities and overseeing marketing efforts for over 8,700 units in Dallas/Fort Worth. She previously held a Marketing Associate role with Greystar, managing day-to-day marketing efforts for 15,000 units in 3 major markets.
Vice President - Operations
Nick Amy is the Director of Operations and his primary responsibilities include overseeing the operations support department, revenue management, operational analytics and training.
Before joining Lanotwer, Nick has worked at Davis RE and Asset Living, holding various real estate positions. Nick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Finance from Texas A&M University.
Director of Design and Development
Leandra Stevenson is the Director of Design and Development for Lantower Residential. Her primary responsibilities include overseeing the design process of all new developments and projects for Lantower. Leandra also partners with the Chief Operating Officer to lead Lantower's charitable efforts through the company's social mission: Lantower Living to Giving.
Prior to joining Lantower, Leandra was a Project Coordinator with Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, where she managed departmental processes and functions while leading special projects.
Leandra graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BBA in Business Management.
Our Social mission
Lantower Residential believes that every change begins with collective vision and action. We partner alongside various charitable organizations that provide food, shelter, and aid to communities in need through our Living to Giving initiative. As a family-oriented company, we focus on the health and well-being of people and our planet. Our philanthropic efforts center around the idea that lasting social impact is made possible through creative problem solving and working together. Team members and residents who feel inspired to make a difference are encouraged to participate in our Living to Giving program. It all starts with us.