Welcome to The Greater Columbus Apartment Association

Executive Director

Denise McClary, Association Executive


A Columbus Georgia naive, Denise graduated from Shaw High School and attended Columbus State University. She was introduced into the multifamily industry at 18 years old in her first job as a leasing consultant.  Soon after she discovered that property management was the industry she would be committed to in her career. Denise is always up for meeting new people, building relationships and learning about the industry. Since 1995, she has been dedicated to our organization and been a member for over 23 years. She has served as a volunteer on several committees, executive committees, associates council, on the Board of Directors and has been recognized with several awards. After working with companies, like Woodruff, Mid-America, Total Service Group, Greystone Properties and the Apartment Rental Book she officially joined the association as the Executive Director and serves as the chief administrator of the association since 2005. 


Nominations for the new 2019 Board of Directors are now open.   To make your nominations, please click the link below and answer all questions and submit.  If you have any concerns or questions, please contact the GCAA Office at 706-568-9990.  Please click the link below.

Board of Directors

Kristi Oyster, President

Kristi Oyster, Property Manager

Greystone at Inverness, RAM  Partners


Emily Lester, President Elect

Emily Lester, Property Manager

Post Ridge, Thayer Properties


Amy Gunter, Secretary

Amy Gunter, Property Manager

The Gardens on Stadium, Thayer Properties


Hallie Taylor

Hallie Taylor, PM Director

Lullwater, WPMC


Ann Marie McClellan

Ann Marie McClellan, PM Director

Brittwood, Thayer Properties


Niki Hadley Brown

Niki Hadley Brown, PM Director

Green Leaf, Thayer Properties


Eboni Thomas

Eboni Thomas, PM Director

Greystone at Columbus Park, RAM Partners


Carol Sanford

Carol Sanford, PM Director

ClubHill Apts, WPMC


Lindsay Booth

Lindsay Booth, PM Director

Overlook Crossing, Love Properties


Michele Zack

Michele Zack, PM Director

Waverly Terrace, Pinnacle

 (706) 323-0086

Clent Moore

Clent Moore, Associate Director

H D Supply


Paige Kennedy

Paige Kennedy, Associate Director

Rent Path


Phillip Psalmond

Phillip Psalmond, Associate Director

Fuller Fire & Safety


Kristin Walters

Kristin Walters, Associate Director

Real Floors


Brittany Perkins

Brittany Perkins, Pm Director

Lakeside Village, WPMC


Jennifer Woolbright

Past President 2016

Anje Litle

Past President 2014

About Us

Board Of Directors

Our Board of Directors are here to serve you as a member of GCAA!  There are twenty Board positions to include President, President Elect, Treasurer and Secretary, Eight property management directors, Four associate vendor members, and Four  immediate past presidents. Our Board members all serve two year terms with the officer positions moving each year in succession.  Board Nominations and Elections are open each August for the following year.  If you would like to be considered, please contact a board member or the GCAA business office.

Our Members

Our Association is made up of Apartment Owners, Managers and Developers and the vendors that provide goods and services to them.  Currently we have over 16, 000 units, 97 apartment locations and over 70 vendors as members within our area including Columbus, Lagrange and Albany, GA  and  Phenix City and Smiths Station, Al area.

Become a New Member

GCAA is always looking for new members.  If you are interested, please learn how to join by clicking the button below, send us a message or contact the business office for more information! We would love to speak to you about any questions you have about membership.


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Membership Application

To join,  complete the membership application and submit to the GCAA office along with your first year dues payment.  You will receive a welcome letter and membership packet shortly after.  Be sure to list the sponsor that referred you to join GCAA!

2018 GCAA Membership Application (pdf)



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