Anna Melson is Vice President at Alpha Barnes Real Estate Services, LLC in Dallas, Texas. Anna oversees the operations and activities of six regional supervisors and their portfolio managers. In addition to regional and portfolio oversight, Ms. Melson supervises the daily activities of the corporate compliance department. The portfolio contains affordable housing, conventional and senior housing assets. As Vice President, Ms. Melson is responsible for the operational, contractual and regulatory performance of the assets. In her role as investment manager, she maintains regular and informative contact with asset investors and clients.
Anna attended Arizona State University, studying business administration and management. In 1989, she began her property management career in Dallas with a large owner/developer of USDA Farmers Home Administration Section 515 properties located throughout Texas and New Mexico. A merger brought her to M-DC Group, Inc. (Alpha Management) as a Regional Property Supervisor and in 2000 she assumed the role of Senior Regional Property Supervisor at Alpha Barnes. Anna has operated USDA properties, HUD-financed properties and Section 8 project-based assets. Ms. Melson has extensive expertise in properties utilizing the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) as well as HOME and Bond programs. Over the years, Anna has leased up over forty-five (45) LIHTC properties. As a proven leader in Alpha Barnes, Anna was promoted to Vice President in April 2018.
Anna maintains her credentials with regular participation in training programs offered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs as well as the Texas Apartment Association.
Ms. Melson is a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS), Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP)and a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS).