Laurie Baker is Camden’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and first female member of Camden’s C-suite. Laurie is responsible for the oversight and strategy of Camden's portfolio operations as well as asset management, revenue and business intelligence, information technology, marketing, innovation, and Camden's customer experience. During her time with Camden, Laurie has held several roles, including Senior Vice President of Fund & Asset Management, and has led Camden's reposition and redevelopment program totaling more than $600 million in property improvements. Laurie has a deep understanding of the multifamily industry, evolving customer preferences, and driving transformational change.
Laurie holds an MBA in Finance from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Business Administration. She serves on the Board of Directors Executive Committee for the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), Vice Chair of ULI's Multifamily Bronze Council, and is a frequent speaker in the multifamily industry. She is a member of the board for Camp For All and is co-chairing Camp For All’s 30th Anniversary Gala event in 2023. She was the 2016 President of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network, a Past President for CREW Houston and in 2012 was honored as one of the Top 15 Women in Commercial Real Estate. She is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas and recognized by Real Estate Forum as a Women of Influence in 2014, 2015 and 2016.