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.

Dana Tucker
Director of Development

Mr. Tucker brings almost 30 years of multi-family experience to SNP Properties. While working in vibrant markets across America, he has overseen planning, development, renovation and operations management for garden, mid/high-rise, and mixed multi-use family projects. His experience includes both new construction and extensive renovations of existing properties.

Mr. Tucker has a Certified Property Manager certificate from the Institute of Real Estate Management, and is a former Board member of the Houston Apartment Association.

Becky Kilgore
Director of Operations

Mrs. Kilgore discovered a passion for finance while managing her husband’s veterinary practices. Theirs was one of the largest multi-doctor and multi-site locations in the Richmond area. She oversaw general management, financial operations and was involved in the opening of multiple locations. She spent time with leasing, building, and renovating veterinary hospitals, and ultimately saw the practices through the sale to a corporate entity. Previously, Mrs. Kilgore was a nurse practitioner for over ten years at VCU Health System before pursuing her other strong interests in business finance and real estate. Mrs. Kilgore received her BS In Biology and MS in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University.