Joseph Batdorf More about Joseph Batdorf For more than 35 years, Joseph Batdorf has contributed to the multifamily industry with his entrepreneurship and vision to introduce path-breaking solutions that directly impact a company’s bottom line. He co-founded J Turner Research in 2003, a company specializing in customer insights that empower multifamily companies to advance their business. He is a prolific speaker who has presented at multiple industry forums including NAA, NMHC, and Multifamily Executive for several years. He serves on the Houston Better Government Fund. Batdorf graduated from the Michigan State University.