Co-Founder, President & COO

Jami Schulman has 25+ years of experience in the real estate industry. Over the past ten years, Jami has been an industry leader in the single-family rental market, responsible for building vertically integrated acquisition and operations platforms.

Prior to founding Sparrow, Jami was COO of HavenBrook Homes and Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations at Progress Residential. At Progress, she was responsible for acquisitions, the internalization of the property management platform, the development of scalable centralized operations, and all related property operations functions. Prior to Progress, Jami was the COO and an executive member of the startup team for Beazer Pre-Owned Rental Homes, which was sold to American Homes 4 Rent.

Jami’s real estate experience also includes management positions in land development and homebuilding companies. Jami was the COO of Communities Southwest, a privately held residential and commercial development company with operations in Arizona and California. Jami led the company’s acquisition, underwriting, entitlement, and negotiation of complex multi-party development agreements, asset management, and sales and marketing of over $300M of residential land assets including 5,500 acres of planned communities and over 2,200 finished lots.

Jami also was corporate counsel for Del Webb and Pulte Homes where she was involved in the acquisition, entitlement, and development of six master-planned communities throughout the Southwest. Jami began her career as a water, environmental, and real estate lawyer in private practice.

Jami received a BS in economics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and a JD from the University of Kansas School of Law.

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