TEAM REDHILL, GUIDED BY VALUES
RedHill is led by NATIONAL LEGACY LEADERS having in excess of 100 years of market experience in transacting Billions in multifamily and related disciplines. The team possesses a cross section of key industry relationships and skills which together create a unique blend of intelligence and expertise—ultimately providing a competitive edge and SUPERIOR EXECUTION for its clients.
RedHill is guided by a small set of timeless principles—HARD WORK, PRODUCTIVITY, and INTEGRITY! It believes in INNOVATION driven by a balance of ENTREPRENERIAL and INSTITUTIONAL thinking. It is TEAM ORIENTED and collaborative, seeking EXCELLENCE in all aspects of its business. Most importantly, it VALUES above all else its INVESTORS, its CUSTOMERS, and its many RELATIONSHIPS.
Russell Dixon is President & Chief Executive Officer of RedHill Realty Investment Management and its related companies. Dixon has held key positions in national and global companies within the investment and institutional real estate arena. He is one of the foremost leaders nationally in the multifamily business. Mr. Dixon served as the Head of Insignia/ESG, a New York based (NYSE) global real estate investment and services firm, and previously the Global Co-Head of CBRE's Institutional Account Group, where he formulated and directed the CBRE National Multi Housing team platform executing in excess of $10-20 billion annually in major property and portfolio transactions. Mr. Dixon holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism/Business from Brigham Young University with graduate studies in finance at Stanford University.
Ballard most recently, started and managed the financial and accounting divisions for IndCor (a holding of Blackstone) that acquired ~ 120MM SF of industrial properties and sold for ~ $8B. Ballard’s other professional experience includes positions as a c-level manager and/or principal with prominent full-service real estate firms (including CBRE and Cushman Wakefield predecessors), a senior-level manager/principal with major real estate investment/development firms, and a member of a Big 8 accounting firm. Over his 30+ year career, he has been involved in the acquisition, disposition, development or financing of over $10B of real estate assets. Ballard graduated magna cum laude from Duke. He has passed exams for the following professional designations: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Commercial Investment Member, Real Property Administrator, CA Real Estate Broker and IL Real Estate Managing Broker.
Travis Greenwood is Chief Financial Officer and a principal within the RedHill organization. He oversees all aspects of RedHill’s Financial Management, Asset Management and Reporting. Mr. Greenwood previously was President of Greenwood Realty Advisors, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment advisory firm offering investment and asset management services. Mr. Greenwood also spent five years in the real estate group of Price Waterhouse LLP providing consulting services to the Firm’s real estate clients. Mr. Greenwood received his Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting from Brigham Young University, magna cum laude, as well as his Master’s in Business Taxation in 1989. He is a licensed California Certified Public Accountant, holds a California real estate brokers license and serves on the Board of Directors for the National Multi Housing Council.
Leticia Astorga is Vice President of accounting and financial service functions at Redhill. She is a career veteran at RedHill, as a member of its founding team. Ms. Astorga maintains the comptroller function within the company including full cycle corporate accounting, including accounts payable, receivable, reconciliation, forecasting and investor relations.
Eddie Cheng acts in the capacity of Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Underwriting for RedHill. Prior, Mr. Cheng worked at King & Wood Mallesons in Beijing, China, where he focused on financial analysis/underwriting and on preparing initial public offerings for one of the top insurance companies in China. He has expansive knowledge regarding property valuation, foreign tax, international trade, and foreign investment procurement. Mr. Cheng graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Utah and holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Mr. Rodriguez is Vice President, Acquisitions. Rodriguez is responsible for the preliminary review, underwriting, and due diligence stages of the acquisition process. Mr. Rodriguez holds a B.A from Dartmouth College, with economic studies in Barcelona Spain. He also has corporate finance experience in Mexico City, Mexico. While at Dartmouth, Mr. Rodriguez played football and was awarded membership to the “Rockefeller Global Leadership Program."
Prior to joining RedHill, Mr. Diviney spent 8 years in business consulting team covering Eastern Canada & Northeastern United States. During that time Mr. Diviney created a team that saved 3 million in revenue within the first 12 months. Prior to his 8 years consulting, Mr. Diviney managed award winning construction projects in the Southeastern United States. Mr. Diviney holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Southern Virginia University.
Mr. Preciado is responsible for Company and Asset Management key Operations. Preciado has spent nearly a decade in Washington D.C. working for the Organization of American States as a consultant throughout Central and South America. He also has experience with the Federal Government in the United States House of Representatives as a Legislative Adviser and was Deputy Chief of Operations for members of Congress. Mr. Preciado holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Political Science from the University of California Riverside.
Karen Luster oversees Portfolio and Asset Management at RedHill, inclusive of all Property Management Services and related property operating functions. Ms. Luster has diverse experience within the multifamily industry with a history of increasing operational efficiencies and repositioning communities to market. Prior to joining RedHill, Karen held key roles in Asset Management and Operations for several legacy firms including Essex, BRE, The Irvine Company and AvalonBay. She has managed and operated significant scale in thousands of residential units in the Western US. She has served as a Director of the California Apartment Association San Diego, Chair of the Rental Advisory Board and Board Member of the San Diego Apartment Association.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS & ADVISORS
Levy Family Partners, LLC. Founder and Past Chairman, Levy Family Restaurants & Investments.
President & Chief Operating Officer, the Irvine Company. Current Chairman, CB Richard Ellis, Intl.
National Co-Managing Director, Multifamily Asset Group, HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler).
Founder, President and CEO, Institutional Real Estate, Inc. Past Director and Chairman, J.P Morgan Real Estate Income & Growth Fund.
Chairman, Price Storage (PSS Holdings), Inc. Former Trammell Crow Partner.
RedHill Realty Investors is a rapidly growing real estate investment and advisory firm specializing in the multifamily sector and focused predominantly in emerging markets and across the Western United States. As a dynamic, early-stage company, headed by experienced national leadership, RedHill is seeking prime candidates with senior decision making abilities and with the aptitude to take on important responsibilities. With its significant experience and its capital and relationship channels, RedHill is poised for significant growth in the near and the extended future.