Stuart joined Lloyd Jones in 2019 in the multifamily property management division. He soon became head of multifamily asset management where he oversaw the financial and operational performance of a portfolio totaling more than 5,000 apartments.

Stuart brings fifteen years of experience in operational leadership, asset management, and financial analysis to the team as the southeast multifamily CIO. In this role, Stuart is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and acquisition of new assets. Following acquisition, Stuart provides asset management and investor relations to our investment partners. To date, Stuart has been involved in more than $1 billion in transaction volume.

Stuart holds a masters degree in international economics from the University of Oklahoma, and a bachelor’s degree in managerial economics from Oklahoma City University.

Ashley Socarras joined Lloyd Jones in 2016 with a strong background in the real estate and banking industries. Throughout her career, she has specialized in data gathering and analysis to improve financial modeling techniques. Soon after joining Lloyd Jones, she became SVP of acquisitions responsible for all aspects of real estate acquisitions, including sourcing, underwriting, deal structuring, financing options, due diligence and closing of new investments. She directed and mentored a growing team of analysts. As CIO of multifamily investment in the Southeast, Ashley leads a team focused on identifying and underwriting multifamily investment opportunities, as well as asset management for Lloyd Jones.

Prior to joining Lloyd Jones, Ashley served as a financial analyst for the accounting department of Capital Bank. In this role, she evaluated the financial performance of branches, administered leases, and performed financial and market analysis. She also participated in the process of negotiations and transactions of assets.

Ashley received both an MBA, magna cum laude, and a bachelor’s degree from Florida International University. She was named a “Rising Star of Real Estate” by Business Insider in 2020.