W. Toomey is Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of UDR, Inc.; having
served in these capacities since joining the Company fourteen years ago. Over his
tenure, Mr. Toomey has been instrumental in repositioning the Company’s portfolio,
including the acquisition and disposition of over $15 billion in multifamily communities,
which has led to above average returns for the Company’s shareholders. As of June
30, 2015, the Company owned or had an ownership position in 49,322 apartment homes
including 3,222 homes under development.
Prior to heading UDR, Mr. Toomey held various senior positions, including Chief
Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, with AIMCO, a multifamily REIT peer.
At AIMCO, Mr. Toomey was instrumental in transforming the company into the largest
apartment owner in the U.S.; growing its portfolio ten-fold over his tenure. Prior
to AIMCO, Mr. Toomey served as a Senior Vice President with Lincoln Property Company,
a multifaceted, national real estate firm, for five years.
As a leader in the real estate industry, Mr. Toomey is a member of the Board of
Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT),
the Executive Committee of the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC), is a member
of The Real Estate Roundtable, is a Trustee, Governor and Board member of the Urban
Land Institute (ULI), and a Trustee of the Oregon State University Foundation.