Andy Miller

Andrew Miller serves as a development principal with Cypressbrook Company, and is responsible for originating and processing new development projects for Cypressbrook Company in Metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona and other western markets. Mr. Miller has more than twenty-five years of experience in the multifamily industry and has originated and/or processed approximately forty projects totaling 10,000 units coast-to-coast. Additionally, he serves as President of Firebrand Group LLC, a development consulting and asset Management Company in Scottsdale, Arizona, that works within the multifamily, retail and restaurant sectors. Firebrand’s largest client is AIG Global Real Estate, for whom it is acting as a development manager on an ultra-luxury warehouse conversion in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Mr. Miller is a graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas (BA, 1979), and also received an MBA with a concentration in real estate finance from the University of Texas at Austin. While finishing graduate school in 1981, he joined The Lindley Group, an Austin real estate development consulting firm, providing feasibility studies for commercial and residential projects and became the senior analyst for the firm. In 1984, Mr. Miller joined the Watson Group, a premiere Austin developer and was responsible for acquisition and land development of mixed-use projects before subsequently moving to Connecticut 1987 to work with Trammell Crow Residential (TCR) on multifamily projects in New York and New England. There, he became a partner with TCR before leaving for Arizona to become Senior Vice President of Development for Picerne Real Estate Group–a position he held for twelve years. At Picerne, Mr. Miller developed rental apartments extensively in Nevada, Arizona and California and also started a condominium division for the company. Prior to his work with Cypressbrook and Firebrand, in 2005, Mr. Miller formed and subsequently operated a private multifamily development company, Vested Housing Group (VHG) which was focused on multifamily development in Nevada and Arizona. Mr. Miller built and owns a successful neighborhood restaurant in Phoenix and in his spare time enjoys painting, writing music and practicing yoga.