LIV is an apartment investment firm with a dual mandate:
Invest well & Do good.

Investment Philosophy

LIV seeks to invest in well located class A & B apartment communities within the secondary and tertiary markets of the Southern United States.

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Structure

Direct Investment

We leverage our relationships and knowledge of our target markets to source proprietary direct investment opportunities in which LIV acts as the sponsor.

Joint Venture Equity

We selectively invest equity alongside quality sponsors through both recapitalization of existing investments and the acquisition of new investments.

Strategy

Yield

We purchase stabilized assets in defendable locations within markets with favorable supply/demand dynamics.

Value-Add

We purchase under-performing communities and then leverage our team’s construction and asset management expertise in the execution of a property specific repositioning plan aimed at enhancing returns and improving asset quality.

Our Communities

Parc 1346

Chattanooga, TN

1998

Year Built

316

Number of Units

Jemison Flats

Birmingham, AL

1909-1928

Year Built

60

Number of Units

Our Team

LIV Apartment Partners

Ryan Griffin

Partner

Ryan is a Co-Founder and the Managing Partner of LIV Apartment Partners and is responsible for overseeing all activities of the company with a specific focus on acquisition and structuring of each investment. Prior to co-founding LIV Apartment Partners, Ryan was a founding member, principal and Sr. VP of Rock Apartment Advisors where he was instrumental in Rock’s start-up (2002), expansion and eventual sale to Harbert (2010). During his tenure at Rock, Ryan was personally responsible for over $1 Billion in apartment transactions across the Southeastern US. Ryan is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charter holder and graduated from Auburn University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics. Ryan played Division I baseball at Auburn, was once a fly fishing guide in Crested Butte, CO and is married to Wansley with three children: Tarver, Rip and Bob.

Contact
205-243-7889

Steve Ankenbrandt

Partner

Steve is a Co-Founder and Partner of LIV Apartment Partners and is responsible for overseeing asset management, capital sourcing and investor relations. Prior to co-founding LIV Apartment Partners, Steve was a co-founder, principal and President of Rock Apartment Advisors where he oversaw all aspects of the company. Under Steve’s leadership, Rock became the dominate apartment brokerage firm in the Southeastern US with over 175 completed transactions representing over $1.5 Billion in asset value. Prior to founding Rock, Steve spent eight years as commercial real estate appraiser and several years at SouthTrust Bank as a commercial lender. Steve graduated from Auburn University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Finance and later went on to attend the University of Georgia where he received his Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate. Steve lived in China between 1987-88, is married to Elizabeth and has three children: Joseph, Will and Lucy

Contact
205-567-6486

Carter McLean

Asset Manager

Carter is an Asset Manager at LIV, overseeing the financial and operational performance across the LIV portfolio. Carter is highly involved in the execution of each asset's business plan, including any renovation projects. Prior to joining LIV, Carter worked in an assurance role for three years with Ernst and Young providing audit services, and two years at Protective Life Corporation as a Director of Accounting Policy. Carter is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and graduated from Birmingham-Southern College, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Carter was a three year captain while playing soccer at Birmingham-Southern College and is married to Jessica and has one child: Collins.

Contact
205-276-5302

Advisory Board

John Stein, CFA

Advisory Board

Will Stegall

Advisory Board

Hewes Hull

Advisory Board

Al Worthington

Advisory Board

LIV Development

Robb Crumpton

President and Partner

Robb is the founder and President of LIV Development and is responsible for managing all activities of the company with a specific focus on sourcing and structuring new development projects. Prior to founding LIV Development, Robb was on the pre-development team for Capstone (Student Housing) where he oversaw pre-development, due diligence, budgeting, pricing, contracting and construction of student housing developments across the Southeast and Midwestern US. Robb is a graduate of Auburn University’s Building Science program.

Contact
205-484-2841

Matt Benak

Director of Development and Partner

Matt is one of the founding members of LIV Development and is responsible for overseeing all phases of development and asset management. Prior to LIV Development, Matt was on the development team of a Southeastern multifamily development company. Matt brings a unique set of legal and accounting skills, knowledge and experience to his development and asset management responsibilities. Matt graduated from the University of Alabama with an undergraduate degree in Accounting and later went on to receive his JD from the University of Alabama. Matt is a licensed attorney in the state of Alabama.

Contact
205-484-2842

David O'Brien

Director of Construction and Partner

David is one of the founding members of LIV Development and is responsible for overseeing all aspect of construction. Prior to LIV Development, David was a project manager and eventually the Chief Estimator for Capstone (Student Housing) where he oversaw the construction of multiple student housing projects across the country and worked closely with the Development Managers in determining the cost and feasibility of each new project. David is a graduate of Auburn University’s Building Science program.

Contact
205-484-2843

Contact Us

Ryan Griffin

205-243-7889

Steve Ankenbrandt

205-567-6486

Robb Crumpton

205-484-2841
2204 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 450
Birmingham, AL 35209
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