Asset Living, one of the largest property management providers in the United States, is pleased to announce Hugh Cobb as President of the Texas Apartment Association (“TAA”). The Asset Living Principal initially stepped into the role as TAA President on September 1, 2020 with an official induction in late January, a delayed celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I’m thrilled to serve our communities as President of the Texas Apartment Association, an organization that unites rental housing professionals across our state,” said Hugh Cobb on his recent inauguration. “With so many unexpected turns throughout the past year, I am committed to representing, advocating, and continuously improving value for our members.”
At AssetLiving, Cobb’s responsibilities as Principal are to oversee strategic growth of the affordable and multi-family divisions while also leading new business initiatives. With more than 30 years in the real estate industry, his experience spans from management to brokerage, lending, and investments. Throughout his career, Cobb has impressively completed lease-ups on over 28,000 new and renovated units.
“I’ve known Hugh Cobb for many years and it’s an honor to not only have him on ourAsset Living executive team, but also to represent the rental housing industry across Texas as President of the Texas Apartment Association,” said RyanMcGrath, Chief Executive Officer at Asset Living. “His dynamic and strategic experience in the industry will serve him well in this position and I look forward to watching him lead TAA through the remainder of 2021.”
After graduating from Texas Wesleyan University, Cobb was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to serve as Congressional Liaison for The White House in Washington, D.C. Additionally, Cobb previously served as President of the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas (AAGD) and on the Executive Committee of the Texas ApartmentAssociation (TAA). On a federal level, Cobb lobbies on behalf of issues important to real estate investment, development, and housing affordability, in addition to serving several nonprofit organizations in board and advisory capacities. Prior to joining Asset Living, Cobb held several executive positions at highly-regarded real estate companies.
AssetLiving is recognized for its strategic growth and recent procurements, including Dallas-based firm Alpha Barnes Real Estate. Within the past year,Asset Living has not only added nearly 1,800 members to the corporate family, but also amplified its real estate portfolio to over $15 billion and 100,000 units across the United States. With a focused importance on innovating and investing in people, processes, and technology, Asset is always looking forward towards future opportunities. As the company continues to grow through 2021, it will maintain its core values to uphold the best for its employees and clients while pursuing bigger and better opportunities for all.
Founded in 1986, Asset Living (“Asset”) is a Houston-based real estate management firm. With a growing portfolio that includes a multitude of properties across the nation, Asset provides services to a variety of clients that include property management, asset management, receivership, and investment services. Asset is a member of The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and is recognized as an Accredited Management Organization (AMO). To learn more, please visit www.assetliving.com.
TheTexas Apartment Association is a non-profit statewide trade association that provides exceptional advocacy, education and communication for the Texas rental housing industry. The Texas Apartment Association serves all types of rental professionals, including property owners, builders, developers, property management firms and service providers. For more information, please visit www.taa.org.