Keith Oden


For more than twenty years, Keith Oden has been committed to developing one of the best multifamily companies in the industry. Under his purview, Camden successfully completed the mergers of three public real estate companies: Paragon, Oasis Residential, and Summit Properties in 1997, 1998, and 2005, respectively. As a Principal Executive Officer and Trust Manager, Keith drives Camden's strategic initiatives, leads the property operations and corporate support services, and fully endorses Camden's culture.

Keith began his career as a management consultant with the then-public accounting firm Deloitte, Haskins, and Sells in 1979. He joined Century Development Corporation, one of the most active real estate development firms in the Southwest in 1981, and later became Director of Financial Planning. Keith was co-founder of Camden's predecessor companies in 1982.

Keith is a member of the Executive Council of the Center for Real Estate Finance at the University of Texas and serves as an advisor, financial supporter, guest lecturer, and panelist for the faculty and students pursuing their MBAs in real estate finance. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas. Keith received his MBA and BBA from The University of Texas at Austin.