Allied Orion Group, a multifamily investment, construction and property management firm, has named Ricardo Rivas as Principal and Chief Investment Officer.
Allied Orion Group, a multifamily investment, construction and property management firm, has named Ricardo Rivas as Principal and Chief Investment Officer. Rivas will continue to be responsible for overseeing Allied Orion Group’s multifamily investment business that includes acquisition, development and disposition of assets, as well as providing expert leadership and strategic vision as part of the Executive team for the firm.
“Ricardo has been an invaluable asset to Allied Orion Group with his industry knowledge, proven leadership skills, and successful track record over his 15-year span with our company,“ said Tim Myers, Managing Principal of Allied Orion Group. “We are pleased to have Ricardo at the helm of our firm and part of our executive team during this period of rapid growth. We are confident he will help propel us forward with his expertise to strengthen our market position.”
Rivas has directed or assisted in the development of more than 3,600 multifamily units with a total aggregate value of more than $460 million. He is a member of the National Multi-Housing Council where he serves in the Workforce Housing Committee, the Urban Land Institute, and the Houston Apartment Association. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Ricardo is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. He received his Master of Science in Accountancy with honors from the University of Houston and his Master of Business Administration with honors from the University of North Alabama. Ricardo earned his undergraduate degree as a Magna Cum Laude graduate from University of North Alabama.
Rivas joined Allied Orion Group in 2001 as Assistant Superintendent and later moved to Assistant Property Manager. In 2002 he was promoted to Development Officer that evolved into Vice President of Development where he was responsible for new multifamily developments. In 2013, he was named Chief Investment Officer. Rivas is a frequent featured speaker on industry panels including National Multifamily Housing Council, Bisnow events, and the Urban Land Institute.
Allied Orion Group is a full-service multifamily investment, construction and property management firm headquartered in Houston, Texas, with additional offices in Denver, Atlanta, Dallas and San Antonio. Allied Orion Group has acquired or developed more than 13,000 multi-family units with a total aggregate value of approximately $1.2 billion, and has a growing portfolio of 22,000 apartment homes under management throughout the nation. For more information, visit www.allied-orion.com.