Houston Super Bowl Committee Chair, Real Estate Leader is Featured Guest for Networking Event
Registration is open for the Sept. 15 Bauer College Alumni Association networking breakfast, which will feature Houston Super Bowl Committee chair Richard “Ric” Campo, also CEO and chairman of the board for Camden Property Trust.
Campo started his role with Camden in 1993 and has since grown the company’s assets to more than $10 billion. In addition, he’s now helping to plan one of the largest professional sporting events to come to the area in recent history, serving as chairman for the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee.
The Bauer College Alumni Association hosts monthly networking breakfasts for Bauer alumni to network and hear from Houston’s leading business professionals. The events cost $35 and are held at the Houston City Club.
Richard ‘Ric’ Campo
Chairman of the Board & CEO, Camden Property Trust
Richard ‘Ric’ Campo is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Camden Property Trust. Campo has served in this capacity since May 1993. As the chairman and CEO of one of the nation’s largest multifamily Real Estate Investment Trusts, Campo holds strategic roles within the real estate industry. He is currently a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (‘NAREIT’) where he serves on the board, the National Multifamily Housing Council (‘NMHC’) where he was past chairman, and the Urban Land Institute (‘ULI’).
Campo began his real estate career after graduating from Oregon State University in 1976. After working for a private Houston real estate company, he co-founded Camden’s predecessor companies in 1982 and has spent almost 30 years building a company of great people that are renowned for their management proficiency, their development and construction capabilities and their savvy in the areas of technology, training and marketing. He has led the development, management, acquisition and disposition of real estate properties valued in excess of $20 billion; and under his leadership, Camden has grown from a Texas-based real estate firm with assets valued at $200 million in 1993 to an industry leader with a national footprint and assets valued at more than $10 billion.
Campo serves on the Board of Directors of several organizations that focus on the economic development, business outlook and future growth of Houston, including Central Houston, Inc., the Greater Houston Partnership and the Super Bowl LI Host Committee. He is also the chairman of the Houston First Corporation, a local government corporation that facilitates the city’s economic growth through the business of conventions and the arts.
By Amanda Sebesta