The Team

Eric Phipps
Principal & Co-Founder

Mr. Phipps is Co-founder and Principal of SNP Properties since January 2017, with over 20 years of experience in the apartment ownership, development and management industry, Mr. Phipps served the last 10 years as Principal and Director of Asset Management for a real estate investment and development company based in Richmond, VA. In his tenure, he led the development of 10 properties consisting of over 2,900 units in the Southeast and Texas markets while also participating in the acquisition and asset management of 22 additional properties, totaling over 6,000 units.

Mr. Phipps’ extensive knowledge of Property Management combined with his experience in the development of new construction apartment communities while also completing large capital renovation projects and re-positioning assets from Class C to Class A, provides SNP Properties the platform to distinguish itself as a boutique real estate investment company located at City Center in the heart of downtown Richmond.

Mr. Phipps has a BS in Residential Property Management from Virginia Tech and attended the Pamplin MBA program.

Bryan Smith
Principal & Co-Founder

As Principal and Co-founder of SNP Properties, Mr. Smith has over 25 years of experience and has been an instrumental entrepreneur in the Richmond region for decades with a focus on new construction, residential and commercial development, traditional and historic renovations coupled with retail and multifamily development.

Bryan’s investment, real estate and entrepreneurial experience coupled with his ability to implement and execute strategic business plans, while embracing new challenges and opportunities offers SNP Properties the ability to focus on the continued growth in downtown Richmond.

Mr. Smith has a BS in Business from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Catina Crosby
Vice President, Asset Management

As Vice President of Asset Management, Catina brings over 15 years of experience in the Property Management industry which includes Multifamily, Office, Retail and Urban Mixed-Use developments in the Philadelphia, Chicago, Cleveland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia markets.

While executing SNP’s business plan, Catina is committed to driving the company forward by implementing “best in class” standards in order to achieve and sustain operational excellence across the existing and future SNP Properties portfolio.

Catina has certifications and memberships with several professional organizations, including the Institute of Real Estate Management, National Apartment Association, International Council of Shopping Centers and most recently was a guest speaker for the Commercial Real Estate Women’s Association.

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