Apartment Career & Education (ACE) Industry Practitioner Award
Stephanie Puryear Helling, CAM, CAPS | Greystar | Austin, Texas
A 26-year veteran of the rental housing industry and a past president of the NAA Education Institute (NAAEI), Stephanie Puryear Helling is recognized for her dedication to professional education and elevating the profile of NAAEI.
Puryear Helling has filled many local, regional and national positions in the rental housing field.
She currently is a member of Greystar's Strategic Services Group, leads the company's Property Management Operations Committee and works on a variety of other strategic initiatives with cross-functional teams. She recently celebrated 19 years of service with the company.
A volunteer on various NAAEI committees, Puryear Helling is a graduate of NAAEI's Advanced Instructor Training program and has taught National Apartment Leasing Professional, Certified Apartment Manager and Certified Apartment Property Supervisor classes; and has spoken and facilitated at local, state and national industry events.
In her role as President of NAAEI in 2016 and 2017, she represented the organization with professionalism, as she put in many hours promoting residential property management careers and EI credentials. She did a series of Internet and radio interviews that netted over 200 million views and listeners.