Headquarters

Indianapolis, IN

Company Size

More Than 90 Employees

Company Type

Privately Held

Our Core Focus

Our Purpose:
Serving Our #BAMFAM

Our Niche:
Real Estate Management Done Right

Our Uniques:
Attentive + Experienced Office Team
Professional + Experienced Maintenance
Convenient Service + Technology
Value of Our Apartment Homes


Our Core Values


Loyal + Loving Family

Being open and honest.

Being understanding.

Caring for each team member.

When People Grow, BAM Grows

Trusting the process.

Fighting through trials and tribulations.

The persistence to go above and beyond.

Fun + Quirky Spirit

Having a sense of humor.

Having an innovative spirit.

March to the beat of our own drum.

Work Hard, Play Hard, WIN!

Taking professional responsibility.

Celebrating team success.

Our History

BAM was formed in 2010, with its headquarters in the heart of Indianapolis. BAM specializes in the acquisition and management of income-producing properties, primarily multifamily apartment communities. BAM utilizes the knowledge and strengths of its team members and local market expertise to provide an array of real estate services to achieve maximum benefit for residents, owners, and investors.

BAM has grown from the management of a few small properties to over $300 million in total assets. With a mindset of steady and deliberate growth, the company continues to expand its portfolio. The team is comprised of nearly 100 employees with many decades of experience in apartment management and ownership. Further, the company strives to execute best practices in leasing, marketing, back-office infrastructure, technology, timely service, renovations, maintenance, and valuable outside vendor relationships.

BAM is the proud recipient of several prestigious industry awards and has placed among the top of its peer group for consecutive years in both local and national rankings.

Awards + Accolades

BAM is the proud recipient of several prestigious industry awards and has placed among the top of its peer group for consecutive years both in local and national rankings.

Indianapolis Business Journal - Largest Indianapolis Multifamily Management Firms

2017 (#22) - 2018 (#16) - 2019 (#14) - 2020 (#13)

Indianapolis Business Journal - Fastest 25 Growing Companies

2019 (#7)

Inc. 5000 - Fastest Growing Companies

2018 (#1319) - 2019 (#1118) - 2020 (TBD)

Our Team

Ivan Barratt, CPM ®

founder and CEO

Ivan Barratt's real estate career spans over 20 years. Since graduating from business school in 2000, he began in the real estate development space with a boutique firm in Indianapolis. While there, Ivan "wore many hats," including market/feasibility analysis, acquisitions, zoning, project management, asset management, and asset disposition/brokerage/sales. Transaction and project volume exceeded two hundred million during his tenure. In 2010, he founded Barratt Asset Management (BAM) as a property management services firm and, at the same time, began working on small redevelopment projects. Ivan was able to grow BAM relatively quickly by providing superior property and asset management services to small income property owners. By 2014 he began syndicating larger apartment assets.

Since 2014, Ivan Barratt has raised over $80 million in equity, acquired over 3,000 apartments, and grown BAM to a best-in-class, three-time Inc5000, private equity, and management firm. Today, Ivan focuses his time on investor relations, acquisitions, and company strategy as the company approaches $300 million in assets under management.

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Adam Ehret

President and COO

Adam Ehret directs acquisitions, debt financing, and asset management for BAM's principal activities. With 20+ years of real estate experience and over $1 billion in transaction volume, Adam identifies value-oriented, institutional-quality real estate investment opportunities. Since 2015, Adam has led BAM to become an operations-focused firm that delivers proven performance through calculated risk management, forward-thinking strategy, and maximized returns. Prior to partnering with Ivan Barratt, Adam worked as a multifamily investment broker for Cushman & Wakefield.

An active member of his community, Adam currently serves on the Board of Indianapolis' Legatus Chapter, and is the Chair of St. John's "Preserving our Heritage, Inspiring Hope" Capital Campaign. He formerly served on the Board of the San Damiano Scholarship Program (Marian University), and the SON Foundation.

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Robert Peay

CFO and Advisor

Robert joined the BAM team in an advisory capacity and brings over 20 years of senior financial and operational experience in both private and public companies. His extensive involvement in managing liquidity transactions, raising both equity and debt, and driving increased profitability through operational improvements makes him a key member of our financial services division. Robert oversaw sales ranges from $25M to over $300M. He developed models and processes to manage nearly $75M of net foreign exchange exposure. Additionally, built financial teams and established subsidiaries around the globe.

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Emilee Meyers, MBA

Vice President of Finance

As the Vice President of Finance for Barratt Asset Management, Emilee oversees the company’s financial analysis and reporting efforts. She is responsible for developing best practices and performing managerial audits in order to recommend proactive strategies which propel the firm’s growth. Emilee monitors the preparation of client reporting packages and coordinates investor relations activities to serve the firm’s sophisticated client base. Prior to joining Barratt Asset Management, Emilee was a Property Accountant and Project Manager at Summit Realty Group. Her extensive experience in the Real Estate industry has allowed her to develop a well-rounded skill set and has made her an invaluable asset to the team at BAM. Emilee holds a BS in Finance from the University of Southern Indiana and an MBA from Butler University.

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Curtis Edwards

Vice President of Investor Relations

Curtis is a graduate of Butler University with a BA in Finance & Accounting. He has a diverse and global background in finance, marketing, consulting, and business development. Prior to joining the BAM Capital team, Curtis excelled at Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, and Stryker Medical where he led global business development teams and facilitated over $100M in transaction volume for US, European and Asia Pacific markets. Curtis is an entrepreneur at heart, who has launched and sold several successful businesses over the past decade across various sectors. In addition to developing launch and exit strategies in ever evolving economic conditions, Curtis was solely responsible for raising millions in investor capital. In his free time, you can find Curtis engaging in competitive endeavors (golf, basketball, tennis), travel or hanging out with his family and friends.

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Jay Rumbach

Vice President General Counsel

Jay leads BAM’s legal department with a primary focus on real estate transaction activity. After receiving his J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Jay joined an Indianapolis transactional law firm, where his practice included corporate, real estate, and private securities work. Jay has experience in all aspects of real estate transactions, including purchase and sale negotiation, legal due diligence, leasing, and financing. He has served as counsel for the acquisition and disposition of multifamily and commercial assets with a collective transaction value in excess of $300 million. Jay received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Saint Louis University. Jay is also active in his community as the Treasurer of the Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana Young Leaders Board and as a member of The Penrod Society, where he chairs the legal and permits committee. When not practicing law, Jay’s focus is on his family: his wife, Leah, and son, Edwin.

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Andrew Hogan

Senior Associate of Investor Relations

Andrew Hogan currently serves as a senior investment associate working closely with the investor relations team to properly execute equity finance strategies. His expertise includes corporate real estate investments, feasibility analyses, clientele acquisition, and foreign investments. Upon graduating from Brigham Young University with a BS degree in Global Business and Latin-American Studies, Andrew worked for Cushman & Wakefield Mexico where he authored several reports on market research and capital markets.

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Ashley Sloderbeck

Client Services Specialist

As a Client Services Specialist, Ashley is responsible for performing client portfolio maintenance, transaction processing, and full account management and support for BAM’s diversified investor base.  Ashley works collaboratively with the VP of Finance in building, enhancing, and maintaining client relationships.  After receiving her Bachelor’s in Organizational Leadership from Purdue University, Ashley gained valuable experience in banking, sales, and business development roles.  Her strong background in client relations, strategic communication, and financial analysis make her a key member of the Client Services team.

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Jerry Hyatt

Vice President of Maintenance and Construction

Jerry Hyatt currently serves as BAM’S Vice President of Maintenance and Construction. Jerry oversees and manages daily operations of the maintenance department, vendors, and contractors. He brings over 20 years of single family, multifamily, and commercial maintenance and construction experience. Jerry is actively involved in the Indiana Apartment Association and has instructed courses for the CAMT (certified apartment maintenance technician) program/designation. He has overseen a portfolio of 29 properties and 2,400 plus units, with a mix of multifamily homes and commercial space. He specializes in electrical, HVAC, and renovations. Jerry is committed to delivering a solid product and complete customer service.

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Catherine Azar, ARM ® , CAPS, HCCP

Director of Property Management

Catherine Azar brings over 16 years of Multifamily Property Management experience to the Barratt Asset Management team. After receiving her Bachelor’s from the University of Northern Colorado, she began a career in Property Management in Denver, focusing on multi-site management and project acquisitions. Catherine has spent the last 5 years developing and expanding her professional skill set with managerial responsibility for more than 6,000 units around the Midwest. As Director of Property Management Catherine is responsible for the oversight of BAM’s current portfolio. Responsibilities include budgeting, cash-flow analysis, revenue management, contracts and negotiation, acquisitions, and special projects. Catherine holds the ARM professional designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management, and recently achieved the prestigious CAPS Certification from the National Apartment Association, which is an impressive industry accomplishment. Catherine worked for the Gene B. Glick Company prior to becoming an invaluable member of BAM’s team.

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