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Laurie Baker

Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer
Camden Property Trust

Laurie Baker is responsible for the oversight and strategy of Camden’s portfolio operations as well as asset management, revenue and business intelligence, information technology, marketing, innovation, and Camden’s customer experience. During her time with Camden, Laurie has held several roles, including Senior Vice President of Fund & Asset Management, and has led Camden’s reposition and redevelopment program totaling more than $503 million in property improvements. Laurie has a deep understanding of the multifamily industry, evolving customer preferences, and driving transformational change.

Before joining Camden in 1999, Laurie was Vice President at Walden Residential Properties and spent nine years at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Laurie is an officer on the National Multifamily Housing Council’s Executive Committee and serves as the Chair of its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. She is vice-chair of ULI’s Multifamily Bronze Council and serves on the boards of Camp for All and Texas A&M’s Master of Real Estate Program. Laurie is an ongoing guest lecturer for George Washington University’s Master of Real Estate Investment Institute. She is past President of CREW Network and CREW Houston and was recognized three times by Real Estate Forum as a Women of Influence. Laurie received her MBA in Finance from George Washington University and a BBA from Sam Houston State University.

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