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For the past 40 years, our leaders in the multifamily and senior housing industries have refined the relationship between the bottom line and satisfied residents.

Christopher Finlay

Owner/Operator

Proven Track Record

Investment Diversification

Shared Risk

Experienced. Focused. Aligned.

Lloyd Jones has successfully invested in and operated multifamily and senior housing real estate for four decades: as managers for the FDIC in the ‘80s, and as developers, investors, and managers of multifamily and senior housing assets thereafter. Since 1990, Lloyd Jones has developed, owned, and managed approximately $1.2 billion in multifamily real estate.

We focus exclusively on multifamily and senior housing in markets we know: Florida, Texas, and the southern U.S. It’s what we have been doing for decades.

Our divisions are vertically aligned, providing support and resource synergies – and the shared goal of creating high-performing, income-producing assets for our investors and our third-party management accounts.

A Proven Strategy:  Acquire, improve, manage, create value

A Proven Strategy:
Acquire, improve, manage,
create value

Capitalizing on the exponential demand for both workforce and senior housing, we have cultivated a focused strategy to “provide quality housing that makes lives better.”  Not only does our strategy improve the lives of working families and seniors, it also provides strong, consistent returns for our investors, partners, and our third-party management accounts

  • Primary market
  • Secondary market

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Market-Driven Acquisitions

Our acquisitions and developments are driven by specific market conditions, economic/demographic trends, and opportunities as identified by our local, “boots on the ground” resources.

Resident-Driven Improvements

We add value by creating amenities that appeal to the residents and make our properties competitive in the market. We create communities where people want to live.

Results-Driven Management

Whether multifamily or senior housing management, we are defined by our results. We are driven to attain results aligned with our partners’ goals and business plans – which are inherently contingent upon resident satisfaction.

A Welsh legacy A Welsh legacy

A Welsh legacy

The name Lloyd Jones was chosen to honor our founder’s Welsh great-grandfather, Alfred Lloyd, and grandfather, Hugh Jones. Lloyd was a master builder and mayor of Flint, a town in northeast Wales, and Jones was the owner of the local foundry. Both were highly respected businessmen and community leaders, and the family reputation for sound business practices and strong work ethic created an undeniable legacy for Chris Finlay from the time he was a boy. The Welsh dragon symbolizes this proud heritage that continues to inspire Chris and his team in the work that they do for their partners, investors and residents.

Timeline
by decade

1980

1980
Christopher Finlay creates the Finlay companies which grow to be among the largest real estate firms in New England:

  • Finlay Commercial Real Estate
  • Finlay Real Estate Appraisal
  • Finlay Property Management

1990

1990
The FDIC and RTC contract Finlay to handle the management and disposition of their ORE assets acquired as the result of the savings & loan crisis and recession.
The United States Postal Service chooses Finlay to develop and manage post office facilities across the country.

1993-2008
Finlay begins developing multifamily and senior housing communities, ultimately ranking among the top five producers of Housing Tax Credit properties. Development continued for fifteen years until the Great Recession.

2000

1993-2008
Finlay continues development activities through 2008: workforce housing, senior living communities and luxury condominiums. 

2010

2010
Finlay and family member begin accumulating a portfolio of apartment communities for their own account.

2013
Building on his investment success, Finlay creates Lloyd Jones Capital, a private-equity real estate investment firm offering outside investors an opportunity to participate in his acquisitions.

2018
Finlay merges Lloyd Jones Capital with the Finlay companies to create Lloyd Jones, a vertically integrated owner/operator of multifamily and senior housing.

2019
Lloyd Jones recruits a veteran of the senior housing industry to run newly created Lloyd Jones Senior Living Management as the firm aggressively enters the senior housing market.

2020

2020
Under the continuing direction of Christopher Finlay, Lloyd Jones celebrates its 40th anniversary as a private-equity real estate firm focused on multifamily and senior housing investment and operations. The firm also offers third-party multifamily and senior-housing management services.

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