Sheila Byrne is the Executive Vice President of property management for The Habitat Company. She oversees management operations for more than 25,000 units spanning six states and include market rate, affordable, condominium, public housing, and 390,217 sq. ft. of commercial space.
Sheila roots are in property management and has worked in different sectors of our industry for many years. Sheila plays a leadership role in the creation and integration of programs and forward trend initiatives that continue to build upon Habitat success. Her "residents first" philosophy has helped pave the way for Habitat's unprecedented growth this past year and lays the groundwork for future opportunities.
Through the identification and utilization of best-in-class technology and marketing platforms, Sheila focuses on leveraging operational efficiencies across Habitat's portfolio to streamline operations, maximize NOI, compliment Habitat's green initiatives, and help drive portfolio-wide growth. She plays an active role in investor relations, communicating strategic recommendations with the goal of increasing and maximizing value for our partners, and provides market-level feedback and guidance for on-going acquisitions.
Since joining The Habitat Company in 1986, Sheila has managed and operated large-scale developments, and previously spearheaded the firm's lease rent options (LRO) program.
Sheila holds a Bachelor's of Arts degree from St. Mary's University in Minnesota and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois. She is also a board member of ABOMA. Sheila currently serves on the Board of Managers for The Habitat Company.