meet Your team

Successful real estate investing requires a smart, experienced and dedicated team.

We provide the expertise, resources and the network necessary to achieve the financial outcomes you want most. This is the team that's here to protect your money and ensure that it works for you.

Matt Faircloth

Founder & CEO, DeRosa Group

liz Faircloth

Co-Founder and Board Member

Herve Francois

Capital Manager

matt allen

Advisor, Fund manager

DAVid mitro

Asset Management

HAIT PATEL

Underwriting Analyst

Justin Fraser

Asset Management

Jordan Fraser

Marketing Director

Vincente Celeste

Inside Sales, Investor Relations

The DeRosa Group Team

MATT FAIRCLOTH

Founder and CEO of DeRosa Group

Matt Faircloth has been a full-time investor since 2005. In that time, he has successfully completed projects involving dozens of fix and flips, office buildings, single family homes, and apartment buildings. He controls thousands of units in multifamily in partnership with tens of millions of passive investor equity. He is a regular contributor and podcast guest on Bigger Pockets.com, has an active YouTube Channel dedicated to educating investors, and the author of the Amazon Best Seller, Raising Private Capital, how to Build your Real Estate Empire with Other People's Money.

LIZ FAIRCLOTH

Co-Founder And Board Member

Liz began her real estate journey in 2005. She co-founded DeRosa Group with her husband, Matt Faircloth where she helped the business grow for over a decade. During this time, Liz was active in management consulting where she developed an expertise in a personality assessment program, working with small and Fortune 500 companies. She has created and facilitated hundreds of trainings and workshops for universities, conferences, and executive level trainings. While earning her Masters’ degree in Social Work in her 20's, Liz developed a passion for supporting women. In 2018 she came together with her good friend Andresa to launch the Real Estate InvestHER® podcast and community. Their mission is to empower women to live a financially free and balanced life on their own terms. Check out their website HERE! 

HERVE FRANCOIS

Capital Manager

Herve Francois held positions as a Financial Analyst and Institutional Salesperson at Citigroup, Credit Suisse First Boston and several other firms over a 23-year career on Wall Street. As a Financial Analyst, he covered a broad number of technology stocks and ranked 3rd place in Stock Picking category in Wall Street Journal’s “Best Analyst’s On The Street” for 2002. Herve also led U.S. Equity Sales at Mizuho Securities and its first full year of operation, he was a top producer generating over $7,000,000 in trading commissions and investment banking revenue while opening over 150 new client accounts. Herve started H&H Real Estate Group in 2018 which focuses on investing in syndicated offerings. In 2019, he joined the DeRosa Group to help the firm identify its target markets for larger multi-family deals and has since grown into multiple roles within the Company.

JUSTIN FRASER

Asset Manager

Justin is an Apartment Syndicator, Asset Manager, and Real Estate Investor, responsible for managing thousands of units across the country. Justin has been a Real Estate Investor since 2014 when he bought a single-family home as a rental property. For years, Justin flipped houses and owned single family rentals until May of 2018 when he formed 88 Real Estate Capital and closed on his first apartment syndication. By September 2018, Justin exited his corporate job as a Project Manager and jumped full time into real estate investing. Justin built an asset management business, responsible for running the business of these apartment complexes. His team manages the business of running DeRosa apartment complexes including coordinating property managers, CAPEX investments, staff, and more to ensure the successful implementation of our business plans. He is also the host of True Multifamily, a podcast about the business of apartment investing, showcasing the real work that happens after a deal closes. Justin was recently featured in a USA Today publication as a "Top 10 Real Estate Expert of 2022". 

DAVID MITRO

Asset Manager

An entrepreneur at heart, Dave Mitro earned his Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship from Rider University. After graduation, real estate investing piqued his interest culminating in his first investment, a four-unit multifamily building in Pennsylvania. Since then, he has raised private capital for single family flips and most recently, built an extensive portfolio of short term Airbnb rentals in Center City, Philadelphia. Realizing the immense benefits syndicating large multi family has to offer, Dave joined The DeRosa Group in 2018 and has held positions such as Acquisitions Coordinator, Construction Manager and Asset Manager.

MATT ALLEN 

Advisor and Fund Manager

Matt Allen is a retired Executive Director from Morgan Stanley, with over 27 years of experience in fund accounting, compliance, management, and operations. For 18 years Matt specialized in reviewing, negotiating, and structuring private equity investments globally. He has experience with client management and fund governance. Matt is also a commercial real estate broker in Pennsylvania. Matt is a real estate investor, owns a consulting business, has a law degree from Temple University and has a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University.

JORDAN FRASER 

Marketing Director

Jordan began his real estate journey in 2020 when he bought his first duplex in New Jersey as his first "House Hack". Achieving a Bachelor's degree in Video Production, Jordan joined DeRosa Group in 2020 to produce the successful DeRosa Group YouTube channel. His versatile talent combined with his communication skills quickly grew his role to working closely with the Investor Relations, Capital Raising and Marketing teams to elevate the DeRosa Group brand and social media presence. Jordan’s can-do attitude brings new capabilities and opens new opportunities to the DeRosa team. 

VINCENTE CELESTE

Inside Sales, Investor Relations

Vincent is a former Engineer turned Program Manager in the defense/technology space. He previously served as a proposal and negotiations manager, and was responsible for $2B+ in proposed defense contracts. He is a licensed broker/investor in North Carolina where he applies his opportunity analysis and due diligence skills to his real estate investing. Vincent joined DeRosa Group full time in 2022 and serves in the capacity of Investor Relations and Sales Representative. He holds a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University with Management Science & Engineering accreditations from Stanford University.

HAIT PATEL

Underwriting Analyst

Hait studied Finance at University of South Dakota and pursued a career in hotel management. As a kid he was drawn to building and fixing real estate as his family was involved in this business. Hait has years of experience in limited service hotel property management, underwriting, and acquisitions. He has done multiple value add hotel deals while overseeing a staff of 180 employees. Hait joined DeRosa Group in 2022 as an Underwriting Analyst.