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I believe you never stop learning and I always strive to be better in all aspects of my professional and personal life. Over the last 30+ years, I have learned how to foster a great team culture by believing in your teams, wanting the best for your teams and also expecting the best from your teams. With this leadership style, I believe I will create synergistic opportunities and many successes for our Auben team which will transform into exceeding the expectation of our residents and investors.


Donald Caster

President/CEO at Auben Realty, Principal at Auben Capital Partners

Mr. Caster is an experienced real estate developer and operations manager for complex multi-family real estate ventures with extensive experience in the following but not limited to sourcing land, entitlement, design, capitalization, underwriting, development and construction, strategic planning and execution, re-positioning of assets (value add), conventional, senior housing, subsidized, student housing, and renovations throughout the country spanning the last 26 years. Mr. Caster has also worked intimately with several institutional, life and private investment companies such as Invesco, Northwestern Mutual Life, Met Life, State Teachers Retirement Systems of Ohio, Lend Lease, General Electric Investments, Ocwen, L&B Realty, IRET, Phoenix Development, etc.

Prior to joining the Auben Realty team, Mr. Caster was the COO for the Klotz Group of Companies (KGC) with a portfolio valued over $1 billion, and also spent time as the President of TKC Construction Group, a subsidiary of The KGC. Prior to KGC, Mr. Caster was the President at Sagebrush Companies overseeing Operations, Asset Management, Acquisitions, and Development with a portfolio valued over $500 million. Prior to Sagebrush, Mr. Caster was the Vice President of Alaska for Weidner Investment Services overseeing all property management operations for approximately 33 assets totaling approximately $300 million. Prior to Weidner, Mr. Caster was the National Director of Renovations at RREEF/Deutsche Bank Real Estate in Chicago where he oversaw all aspects of renovations throughout the country with assets totaling over $300 million.