Our Team

Our goal is to help healthcare professionals live the life they dream of, and with that goal in mind, we have put together a team of world-class experts who are dedicated to making that a reality. Our team is made up of individuals who understand the importance of our core values, what we stand by, and what the goal is.  We want the best for you, and that is why we have a team of experts who are good at identifying smart and low risk investment opportunities that will benefit you and other healthcare professionals anywhere in the world.

Vasu Kakarlapudi

Vasu Kakarlapudi M.D.

Founder and Managing Partner

Vasu Kakarlapudi started Apta Properties at the request of his friends and partners who wanted to invest alongside him.  His passion is to help healthcare professionals like him attain financial success through a proven pathway of  investments in real assets. With over 16 years of experience in investing, managing, and developing successful commercial real estate, Vasu Kakarlapudi has enjoyed the advantage of pursuing his passion for treating patients for the love of his profession and not to pay his bills. As a board certified  ENT surgeon with an MBA in Entrepreneurship, Vasu Kakarlapudi reflects his meticulous approach to surgery in his fastidious pursuit to search, acquire, and manage profitable and tax-advantaged real estate in the best markets in the US. Apta and its expert partnership have a track record of over $700 million worth of successful multifamily investments with 100% profitability and continues to create value for investors by providing access to investments they can make with their own money. Vasu is committed to meditation and routine exercise that helps him continue his thirst for lifelong learning. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and spending quality time with family, travelling the world when possible!

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Vasu Kakarlapudi
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Rama Kakarlapudi D.M.D.

Managing Partner

Rama has been in the investment diversification industry for over a decade, with over 15 years of focus on real estate investment opportunities. She has a degree in electronics & communications engineering and dentistry. Rama has been an integral part of the success of Apta Properties since day one, and she primarily concentrates on asset acquisition and management, client relations, and finance.  Vasu and Rama have a philanthropic fund that donates to worthy causes across the world that she oversees.

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Tammy Johnson

Operations Manager

Tammy is an upstate New York native and landed in Louisville during her tenure as an Army wife.  In addition to assisting various C-Level executives earlier in her career, Tammy found her niche in the commercial real estate industry.  For the past 20 years, she has managed all facets of commercial property management and shared involvement with real estate marketing and land development.  In addition to lease and accounting administration, Tammy has overseen several tenant finish construction projects and enjoys developing relationships with tenants and vendors.  In Tammy’s rare leisure moments, she enjoys running, watching black and white movies, and having her children come home from out of town.

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