Chief Operating Officer
Robert Lampher joined Conifer in 2018 as Senior Vice President, Property Management. In 2021, he was promoted to the new role of Chief Operating Officer on our Executive Leadership Team. This team is responsible for developing and leading Conifer’s strategic plan and associated initiatives and creating a collaborative culture that encourages leaders to rise at every level of the company. He is personally responsible for leading efforts to drive financial and operational improvements throughout the company that yield sustainable high-performance in our teams and our Conifer Communities.
Robert has more than 30 years of experience in multifamily property management. He has led teams and executive leaders in substantial financial and operational performance improvements, ranging from complete turnaround initiatives to value-add strategies, that have resulted in significant value growth and bottom-line cash flow improvements. He has also designed and implemented successful revenue maximization programs and instituted various training, employee development, and engagement programs. Robert has successfully employed new recruitment and talent management systems with various performance assessment and personality profile tools to strengthen recruiting and retention efforts and improve company culture.
Prior to joining Conifer, Robert led property management groups at several large affordable housing companies, including The Shelter Group in Baltimore, MD and Pennrose Management Company in Philadelphia, PA, where he served as President. In this role, he provided leadership, strategic guidance, and tactical execution for a successful team of nearly 500 associates and a 10,000-unit real estate portfolio. Robert has managed all property types throughout his career, including Class A, B, and C, affordable and conventional multifamily, independent living, and elderly communities of varying product styles, including high/mid/low-rise, podium, and garden style communities. Robert’s Pennrose portfolio included communities across the Eastern United States with primary concentration in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland.
Robert was a Board Member on the Property Management Industry Advisory Board at Drexel University and a Member on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Apartment Association. He earned a B.A. in Business from the University of Phoenix and California State University-Fullerton.