• Bozzuto Leadership

    Founded in 1988, The Bozzuto Group continues to be led by original partners, in addition to a talented group of executives who are respected leaders within their respective industries. 

    “The best leaders know there is only one response to a compliment about their achievements, and that is that they’ve got a great team.”

    Thomas S. Bozzuto
    Chairman, The Bozzuto Group

Julie A. Smith

Chief Administrative Officer The Bozzuto Group

As Chief Administrative Officer, Julie is responsible for the oversight and strategy of Bozzuto’s Marketing, Human Resources, Technology, and Research departments. Julie’s expertise in brand building, talent, and technology is integral in the company’s ongoing expansion efforts into targeted markets as well as in the alignment of the Bozzuto brand with the evolving expectations of today’s customer. Previously, Julie served as president of Bozzuto Management Company, overseeing a $9 billion portfolio that included more than 50,000 units in more than 200 apartment communities throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southern regions. Under Julie’s leadership, Bozzuto Management grew from an organization with 15 employees to one of more than 2,000, and was named Property Management Firm of the Year once by Multi-Housing News (2011) and now three times by the National Association of Home Builders (2000, 2009 and 2017). In 2016, Julie was honored as a Distinguished Leader by the CREW Network. In 2015, Julie was named one of Washington’s Women of Influence by the Washington Business Journal as well as one of The top Ten most Influential Women in Multifamily by Multifamily Executive Magazine. She was also named the magazine’s 2013 Multifamily Executive of the Year. Julie serves on the board of Victory Housing and is an Advisory Board Member for the Master in Real Estate Development (MRED) program at the University of Maryland. She chairs the Diversity Committee for the National Multifamily Housing Council and is a past Chair of the Women’s Leadership Initiative for ULI Washington, DC.