MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MAA (NYSE: MAA) announced today that it has appointed Robert J. DelPriore to the position of Executive Vice-President and General Counsel. In this new role, Mr. DelPriore will be responsible for overseeing legal and regulatory matters for the company, as well as coordinating corporate governance and enterprise risk management activities.
Commenting on the appointment of Mr. DelPriore to this new position for the company, Eric Bolton, Chairman and CEO, said, "We are thrilled to have Rob join our executive management team. Our board and management team have worked with him in his capacity as our outside securities counsel for a number of years. Rob brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, in a wide range of legal and compliance matters, to our company. In joining our management staff he will be in a position to have a more active and hands-on involvement with our expanding operation and strategy development."
Speaking about his new role, Mr. DelPriore stated, "I am excited to join the management team at MAA. It is an exciting and important time in the continued evolution and growth of the company. I look forward to supporting the company in further accelerating performance and building on the long record of success already established."Prior to joining MAA, Mr. DelPriore was a shareholder with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC and prior to that was a member of Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC. Mr. DelPriore advised clients on a variety of corporate matters including registered securities offerings, ongoing securities law reporting obligations, compliance with NYSE listing standards and business related litigation. In addition, he advised boards of directors on legal, corporate governance, compliance and risk management matters. Since 2007, Mr. DelPriore has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law and in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers as a leading corporate/mergers & acquisitions lawyer in Tennessee. He received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee College of Law and undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University. About MAAMAA is a self-administered, self-managed apartment-only real estate investment trust (REIT), which on June 30, 2013 owned or had ownership interest in 49,113 apartment units focused on delivering full-cycle and superior investment performance throughout the Sunbelt region of the United States. For further details, please refer to the MAA website at www.maac.com or contact Investor Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org. 6584 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38138. SOURCE MAA