NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2013) - At the TIAA-CREF annual Diamond Awards ceremony held in Newport Beach, CA, on June 5th, top ranked property management firm, Lincoln Property Company, won ten prestigious TIAA-CREF Four Diamond Awards. Nine of the ten Four Diamond Awards were given to select LPC communities for "Consistent Property Management Excellence" while the Lincoln multifamily management group was presented with the "Property Management Excellence" award.

Also winning ten awards at last year's Four Diamond Awards ceremony, Lincoln Property Company has shown consistent excellence and leadership in the field of property management.

"We're proud to be honored by TIAA-CREF and appreciate the opportunity to excel as a property management group by managing some of their assets. We value the relationship that we've grown with TIAA-CREF and look forward to many more mutually beneficial years as partners," says Scott Wilder, Executive Vice President for Lincoln Property Company.

The Four Diamond Awards are held annually and highlight the best performers of all TIAA-CREF-owned U.S. properties. Scores are collected quarterly and are based upon multiple aspects of accounting, financial, and operational results.

The LPC-managed communities to win the Four Diamond Awards in 2013 are:

Reserve at Sugar Loaf - Duluth, GA
Phoenician - Houston, TX
Tradition at Kierland - Scottsdale, AZ
San Palmas - Chandler, AZ
Glenridge Walk - Atlanta, GA
Montecito - Houston, TX
Fairways of Carolina - Margate, FL
Quiet Waters at Coquina Lakes - Deerfield Beach, FL
San Montego - Houston, TX

TIAA-CREF ( is a national financial services organization with $523 billion in assets under management (as of 6/30/2013) and is the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields.

TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC and Teachers Personal Investors Services, Inc., members FINRA, distribute securities products.

About Lincoln Property Company

Established in 1965 in Dallas Texas, Lincoln Property Company started as an organization that built and managed top quality residential properties. Since its creation LPC has grown to include commercial properties and retail spaces. An industry leader, Lincoln Property Company has earned extensive national recognition and a reputation for exceptional property management. Lincoln Property Company is now ranked as the third largest property management company in the United States, managing over 140,000 apartment units.

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