George D. Griffin III, CPM
IREM Executive Committee
Houston Housing Authority, AMO
George D. Griffin III, CPM, serves on the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Executive Committee. He is vice president for Housing Operations for the Houston Housing Authority (HHA), AMO. Griffin has over 23 years of diversified experience in the real estate industry. During this period, he has acquired, financed, managed, renovated, repositioned, sold, and/or participated in the development process of more than 90 apartment properties (over 15,000 units) and more than 500 scattered site single family homes with an aggregate value of $950 million combined throughout Texas, Louisiana, Georgia and Colorado.
Griffin is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker, a former licensed Louisiana Real Estate Broker, and a former licensed Texas Mortgage Broker. He holds the prestigious CPM designation and the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. He also holds the Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the highest designation for professionals in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) industry as well as several other designations.
Since earning his CPM designation in 2003, he has been active in IREM locally and nationally. He previously served as Regional Vice President for IREM's Region 7, which includes Texas and Oklahoma. He also previously served on IREM's Federal Housing Advisory Board, the IREM Foundation and as the 2009 President for IREM’s Houston Chapter. In addition to IREM, Griffin has served as Chair of the Affordable Housing Committee for the Texas Apartment Association (TAA), as well as a Board Director for the Houston Apartment Association (HAA). In addition, he served as Vice President At Large for HAA's East Region, which includes Harris, Liberty and Chambers counties and on the CCIM Houston/Gulf Chapter’s Board of Directors.
Griffin earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Texas A&M University as well as a bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV/Film from Sam Houston State University.
Griffin is a member of IREM Houston Chapter 28.