Steadfast Apartment REIT III Announces new CFO
November 10, 2017 | Luke Schmidt | Blue Vault
On November 9, 2017, Steadfast Apartment REIT III, Inc. (the “Company”) announced it had appointed Kevin J. Keating as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. The Company’s board of directors appointed Mr. Keating to this position on November 7, 2017, effective as of the same date. Mr. Keating has served as the Treasurer of the Company and of Steadfast Apartment Advisor III, LLC, the Company’s advisor, since August 2015 and July 2015, respectively, where he has focused primarily on the accounting function and compliance responsibilities for the Company and its advisor.
Mr. Keating has also served as Treasurer of both Steadfast Income REIT, Inc. and Steadfast Apartment REIT, Inc. since April 2011 and September 2013, respectively. Additionally, Mr. Keating has served as Chief Accounting Officer of Steadfast Income Advisor, LLC and Treasurer of Steadfast Apartment Advisor, LLC since April 2011 and September 2013, respectively. He serves as the controller of Steadfast Income REIT, Inc. from January 2011 to March 2011.
Prior to joining Steadfast Companies, Mr. Keating served as Senior Audit Manager with BDO USA, LLP (formerly BDO Seidman, LLP), an accounting and audit firm, from June 2006 to January 2011. From June 2004 to June 2006, Mr. Keating served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Endocare, Inc., a medical device manufacturer. Mr. Keating has extensive experience working with public companies and served as Assistant Controller and Audit Manager for Ernst & Young from 1988 to 1999.
Mr. Keating did not enter into an employment agreement with the Company in connection with his appointment as the Company’s CFO, and the appointment of Mr. Keating was not made pursuant to any arrangement or understanding between Mr. Keating and any other person.
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