President and CEO
Susan Ansel is Chief Executive Officer and President of Gables Residential, a private real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on development, acquisition and management of institutional quality apartment communities throughout the United States.
Ms. Ansel has been with Gables Residential since its Initial Public Offering and with its predecessor Trammell Crow Residential since 1987.
Ms. Ansel's previous responsibilities with Gables/Crow include Chief Operating Officer, national responsibility for the company's real estate technology efforts, development and acquisitions, asset management and financial operations.
Prior to this time, she was a Vice President with The Daseke Group.
In 2010 Ms. Ansel
was named Multifamily Executive of the Year by Multifamily Executive and named a Woman of Influence by Real Estate Forum
Ms. Ansel is currently an Executive Committee Member and Secretary of the National Multi Housing Council Board of Directors.
She is a member of The Real Estate Council, Dallas, Texas and has served on its Board of Directors.
She currently serves on The Real Estate Council Foundation Board of Directors and previously served as Chairperson.
She has served on the Board of Directors of The National Apartment Association Education Institute and on the Board of The Independent Multifamily Communications Council.
She currently serves on the Legislative Committee of the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas.
She also serves on The Dallas Summer Musical Board of Directors and as Chairperson of The Board of Visitors of DePauw University.
Ms. Ansel earned a Bachelor of Arts, with a major in Economics from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.