Katya Watson serves as a Vice President of Property Management and will oversee operations for a multi-market portfolio. Katya began her career in the Central Texas market over 25 years ago and gained oversight experience regarding asset performance for pre-development, lease-up, stabilized, value-add, hospitality living, repositions, and those undergoing extensive renovations across various asset types, ranging from condo conversions to garden-style, mid-rise, high-rise, and mixed-use communities. Her expertise spans generating comprehensive budgets, analyzing financial reports, conducting market analyses, increasing operational efficiencies, crafting, and executing strategies for revenue growth, managing acquisitions and dispositions, and mentoring and coaching associates.
Before joining Morgan, Katya served as president of The Guild, CREA Management LLC and held supervisory roles for Greystar for 21 years overseeing third-party and owned assets. She currently serves on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Chair of the Governance Committee for the Austin Apartment Association as well as being its Immediate President; she is also a Delegate for the Texas Apartment Association and National Apartment Association. Katya received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas-Pan American and holds a Certified Apartment Manager designation through the National Apartment Association.