VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – March 2, 2021 – Lawson is pleased to announce the hire of Marla Posey as Regional Property Manager.

Posey brings a wealth of experience to Lawson, having held senior executive and regional roles for nationally ranked and regionally based owner-developers and property management firms in the luxury development, market rate housing, corporate living, co-living, and affordable housing sectors.

Posey is a national multifamily keynote and education speaker, a faculty member at the National Apartment Association Education Institute, and a regular contributor to industry trade publications.

“After making the decision to fly south to Virginia, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join Lawson and be part of their exciting growth.  Aligning with some of the brightest and most respected professionals in the industry is an honor.”, said Posey.

Lawson Director of Property Management, David Carneal added “We’re excited to add Marla to the Lawson team. Her depth of experience will be a major asset in Lawson’s continued expansion.”

Prior to joining Lawson, Posey led the launch of two multifamily start-ups in the New York City metro area; an award-winning full-service property management firm and a multifamily education and consulting organization. She attended Aquinas College and is a member of the National Apartment Association, the Institute of Real Estate Management and a licensed real estate professional.

About Lawson

At Lawson, we understand that what we do – and how we do it – affects the everyday lives of people we care about. Since 1972, we’ve focused on positively impacting the communities we serve, from team members and residents to investors and business partners. We manage and own nearly 6,000 apartment units and continue to grow with approximately 1,200 units in development. Our business model provides vertical integration of development, construction, property management and asset management, which enables our team of experts to add value at every stage for our partners. When you act with integrity, focus on quality and work to find creative solutions, great things are possible. It’s how we’ve done business at Lawson for over 45 years. For more information please visit