Our Team

Dave Loeffel


Dave Loeffel is the Founder and CEO of Highlands Residential, a development company committed to providing real estate where people make amazing memories, thrive in the present, and dream of the future.

After nearly two decades in real-estate development with over 22 communities (19 as an owner and partner) for Walton Communities, Dave knows what drives successful design. His experience has driven him to provide a product that caters to residents 55 and older. Dave wants to help define this asset class to provide communities to the empty nester clientele.

Dave holds an MBA from Emory’s Goizeuta Business School and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Additionally, Dave is a CFA charterholder, and sits on the board of AREC and open doors.

Dave was born in Marietta, Georgia where he currently resides with his wife and three children. He is an active member of the Church of the Apostles

Robert LaChapelle


Robert LaChapelle is the Vice Chairman for CBRE’s Debt and Structured Finance Group in Atlanta, Georgia.

Robert has over 33 years of experience within the multi-family real estate industry. Robert was awarded the Coldwell Colbert Circle Award, recognizing the top three percent of commissioned salespeople worldwide in 2002, 2003, 2005, and 2008 through 2016,  and has been among the top 25 producers within the entire CBRE platform.

He is a founding board member of The Atlanta Real Estate Collaborative, an organization committed to addressing homelessness in the Atlanta metro area.  He is also a founding board member of 3Star Communities, an organization that purchases and transforms blighted apartment communities and teams with local partners to bring educational, medical and community building initiatives to residents.  Additionally, Robert is a participating board member of the Bobby Dodd Institute and supports other philanthropic organizations including HOPE Atlanta, Open Doors, and Cool Girls.

Robert holds a BS in business management from Tulane University.

Robert LaChapelle’s investment in and association with Highlands Residential is entirely personal and has no connection with CBRE, Inc. or Robert LaChapelle’s employment with CBRE. 

Tim Schrager


Tim Schrager founded Perennial Properties, Inc in 1988. This Atlanta-based real estate development and property management company started as a one-man shop, where he learned the business from the ground up, building and renovating multi-family projects in Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods. In three decades, Perennial has been responsible for the development of numerous multi-family communities as mixed-use developments in Georgia and in Florida.

He is currently involved in several Atlanta community organizations, including: the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (Past President – Board of Trustees); the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (Annual Campaign Major Gift Fundraiser); Atlanta Apartment Association (Past Chairman – Board of Directors, and 2009/2010/2012 Co-Chair of the AAA’s Annual Food-A-Thon benefiting the Atlanta Community Food Bank).

Tim was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He received a B.S. degree in Real Estate Finance from the University of Southern California. He and his wife live in Atlanta with their three children.

Aaron Goldman


Aaron Goldman is the President and co-owner of Perennial Properties, Inc., a development, investment, and management firm focused on multi-family rental housing accompanied by retail establishments.

Perennial’s existing portfolio is centered in Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods, including West Midtown, Virginia Highland, Morningside, Piedmont Heights, Emory, Buckhead, Inman Park and the Old Fourth Ward. Aaron has executed successful subdivision developments, condominium conversions, and office/retail developments, comprising nearly 200 single-family home sites, 5,000 multiple dwelling units, and 200,000 square feet of commercial space.

He was a board member for Cool Girls, Inc., a nationally recognized mentoring program serving Atlanta’s at-risk girls in elementary and middle schools. Aaron is now involved in addressing homelessness in Atlanta through the Atlanta Real Estate Collaborative and Open Doors, which have housed over 5,700 individuals since 2012.

Raised in Milwaukee, Aaron is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Real Estate Program and served on the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association Board of Trustees. Aaron resides in Atlanta’s Morningside neighborhood with his spouse and three children.

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