The Allen Morris Company (AMCO), one of the largest diversified real estate firms in the southeast, has named W.A. Spencer Morris Chief Investment Officer (CIO) & Executive Vice President.
Since joining the organization, Morris has advanced the company's development business as well as established other important lines of business such as AMS Hospitality in addition to the company's evolving investment management division.
He will continue to oversee AMCO's investment activities, which total approximately $1.4 billion and include Stabilized Assets of approximately $250 million, projects under construction or in lease-up of approximately $500 million, and approximately $700 million in pipeline opportunities.
In his prior roles with the firm, he has also been overseeing the construction and development teams, while serving on the Board of the Allen Morris Company and AMS Hospitality division.
Morris also spearheaded predevelopment efforts of the acclaimed Star Metals project in Atlanta, along with assisting with the day-to-day management of the operation.
He was previously with The Related Group, where he served as Assistant Project Manager of the 58-story, 1.3 million square foot SLS LUX-Brickell hotel and condominium as well as on other projects.
Morris received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Spanish from Boston University.