Barry Altshuler

Director, Up for Growth Action Board of Directors; Executive Vice President, Equity Residential

Barry Altshuler is an Executive Vice President of Equity Residential, based in Chicago. In this role he is responsible for the Company’s corporate Investments teams which include the Company’s retail,  renovation, disposition, sustainability and market research activities. He also runs Government/Regulatory Affairs for the company. Barry has over 35 years of experience in the real estate industry and has been directly involved in several billion dollars’ worth of transactions during his career.  Mr. Altshuler joined Equity Residential in 1998 as a Vice President of Asset Management.  In 2001 he became a Vice President of Acquisitions; in 2007 was named a Senior Vice President and in 2015 an Executive Vice President.  Mr. Altshuler serves as President of the California Apartment Association, he is also on the Executive Committee of the Central City Association of Los Angeles and the University of Florida Real Estate Advisory Board, and is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the National Multi-Housing Council.  He holds a BS in Real Estate & Urban Analysis from the University of Florida.

About Equity Residential

Equity Residential is committed to creating communities where people thrive. The Company, a member of the S&P 500, is focused on the acquisition, development and management of rental apartment properties located in urban and high-density suburban communities where today’s renters want to live, work and play. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 306 properties consisting of 79,065 apartment units in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, Southern California and Denver. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at