As president, Courtney Gaines leads the CLEAR Property Management business, which includes the operation of the company’s managed portfolios. She also oversees new business development and the CLEAR marketing, training and human resource departments and the complete operations of CLEAR; including supporting all corporate, regional and district staff who are focused on maximizing operating performance, achieving revenue goals through calculated rent position. As a member of the company’s executive committee, Courtney plays a prominent role in establishing our long-term strategic direction, and is helping position the company as a premier real estate services firm and a leader in the multi-family housing industry. Courtney joined CLEAR Property Management in 2016, and is well-versed in the supervision of new construction, asset renovation and repositioning. Courtney has successfully managed the lease up of more than 20 new properties over her career and has garden, mid-rise and high-rise experience. Courtney brings exemplary organization and communication skills, as well as her outstanding leadership skills to the table. She understands the importance of developing rapport with employees and promotes a sense of teamwork and unity through strong leadership and mentoring skills.
Courtney began her career in 1997 at Westwood Residential, where she worked her way from Leasing Consultant to Director of Management, overseeing 14,000 units in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Washington. Courtney was a Regional Manager and Senior Development Analyst for over 3,500 units in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas for Riverstone Residential Group. Additionally, she held the responsibility for new business development and market analyses for the South Central Region, which was comprised of more than 28,000 units. Prior to joining CLEAR Property Management, Courtney worked for the Laramar Group, where she opened a new region and managed over 2,500 apartment homes in Oklahoma City and Tulsa in her role as Senior Regional Manager.
Courtney carries double Bachelors of Arts degrees in Government and History from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. She is affiliated with the Texas Apartment Association and local chapters in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Houston.