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Education & Professional Associations
  • MBA from Kennesaw State University.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications.
  • Member of the National Apartment Association (NAA).
  • Member of the Atlanta Apartment Association Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council.
  • CAM (Certified Apartment Manager) and CAPS (Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor) designations from the National Apartment Association
  • Active mentor, educator, and fundraiser with the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation.
  • President of the Duluth Cluster School Foundation.
  • President of the Board of Directors for Professional Adoption and Family Services.
  • Member of the Coleman School Council.
  • Member of the Kaiser Executive Advisory Employment Council.
  • Elected as a Duluth City Council Member (Duluth, GA) in November 2021 for a 4-year term.

Jamin Harkness
President, The Life Properties
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Leadership
Jamin is the President of The Life Properties, the property management affiliate of Olive Tree Holdings.
Prior to The Life Properties, Jamin was the Executive Vice President and Partner at The Management Group (TMG) where he was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of TMG’s portfolio of properties. Jamin has oversight experience across the full range of multifamily properties from ground up to value-add. Prior to TMG, Jamin was Vice President at Wesley Apartment Homes, and served as Vice President of Operations for 18 properties totaling 8,000 units. Previously, he worked with Fifteen Asset Management as Senior Vice President, overseeing 18,000 total units in 13 cities spanning nine states. Jamin has also worked with Equity Residential (REIT) as Southeast Marketing Director. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and has a MBA from Kennesaw State University. He has completed post graduate work and holds CAM and CAPS designations from the National Apartment Association, and completed multiple OSHA Certifications. Jamin is also deeply committed to philanthropy and civic duty. He is an active mentor, educator and fundraiser with Junior Diabetes Research Foundation. He is President of the Duluth Cluster School Foundation, President of the Board of Directors for Professional Adoption and Family Services, Member of the Coleman School Council, Member of the Kaiser Executive Advisory Employment Council, Member of the Atlanta Apartment Association Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council. Jamin has been a Guest Lecturer at UGA and GA Tech multiple times, speaking on Premises Liability and Multifamily Technology and Analytics. A sought after speaker, Jamin speaks at multiple national industry conferences regularly. Jamin was elected in November 2021 to serve as a Duluth City Council Member (Duluth, GA) for a 4 year term.
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