Background

L. Brent Miller formed Slate Run Development Company, a real estate investment firm specializing in multifamily investments, in 2016.  Currently, Slate Run Development Company holds interests in +6,500 units located in the Midwest and Southeast. Brent is also a principal owner of Lifestyle Communities since 2002 and was President/COO from 2005-2016.  Brent is a graduate of Muskingum College with a degree in accounting (B.A., cum laude, 1983) and The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 1986; Member of The Ohio Law Journal and Order of the Coif).

Prior to joining Lifestyle Communities, Brent was a partner with the law firm of Bricker & Eckler LLP in Columbus, Ohio for 17 years.  At Bricker & Eckler, Brent was a member of the Real Estate Group and the Construction Law Group, specializing in the representation of real estate developers and financial institutions.  Brent is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association and Columbus Bar Association. 

Lifestyle Communities currently employs over 500 individuals who are focused on providing a better lifestyle through innovative and affordable housing solutions. Lifestyle Communities, is a full service development and asset management business, including in-house capabilities in acquisition, development, construction, property management, studio and fitness operations, bar and restaurant operations and a full service residential brokerage arm. Lifestyle Communities has developed and managed over $2 billion in real estate, including more than 15,000 multifamily units and currently has operations in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina.   

Brent has lectured at Moritz College of Law, The Max M. Fisher College of Business and various bar association seminars on the topics of real estate development, finance and asset management.

Education

Muskingum College (B.A., cum laude, 1983) 

The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 1986; Member of The Ohio Law Journal and Order of the Coif).

Courses

  • BUSFIN 4413 - Planning and Development

    In this action-based class, students engage in site-based development case studies. Prereq: 3220 (620), 3400 (670), 3500 (510), BusMgt 2320 (330), 2321 (331), and BusMHR 2291 (BusAdm 499.01).