Nathan Smith is a Regional Landscape Manager for the firm’s North Carolina, Florida and Ohio portfolios. In this role, he manages landscape contractors and assists with landscape design at the communities in this portfolio. He also provides support, strategy, and budget development for current and new acquisitions. Nathan brings over 15 years of experience in landscaping sales, management, and design for multifamily, residential, and commercial real estate to his role with Cortland.
Prior to joining Cortland, Nathan served as an operations manager at Southern Botanical, Inc., where he oversaw maintenance crews and projects, as well as managed multimillion dollar budgets for high-end residential and commercial properties. Previously, he worked as a branch manager for The Brickman Group, where he managed account and operation managers and more than 70 field employees. His experience also includes serving as Director of Landscape for Camden Property Trust, where he oversaw and supported the landscaping across 51 multifamily communities and two regions.
Nathan received his bachelor’s degree in Horticulture Management from Brigham Young University.