The Executive team


Ivan Barratt, CPM ®

Founder and CEO

Ivan Barratt is a multifamily owner and syndicator who specializes in FHA and Agency financed projects. Since 2010, Ivan Barratt has raised over 20 million in equity, acquired over 1200 units and grown BAM to a best-in- class management company. Today Ivan focuses his time on equity finance, acquisitions, and human capital. Currently, his companies manage well over 100 million in assets comprising over 1,700 units.


ADam Ehret

President and COO

Adam Ehret oversees acquisitions, debt financing, and asset management of all properties.  Additionally, Adam is responsible for the oversight of all capital projects completed during ownership.  Prior to joining BAM, Adam worked as a multifamily investment broker for Cushman & Wakefield.  His experience includes: market rate, student housing, distressed (foreclosure, DIL, receivership) and affordable (LIHTC, USDA) assets. 




Jerry Hyatt currently serves as BAM'S Director 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.




As the Director of Finance & Operations 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 andan MBA from Butler University.



Director of property management

Catherine Azar brings over 14 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 a 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 has received her ARM® designation and formerly worked for the Gene B. Glick Company prior to joining the Barratt Asset Management team.