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.
The DeRosa Group Team
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.
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 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.
Since 2018 Kevin Dean has been involved in over $90,000,000 in real estate transactions as a General Partner. He utilizes his skills and knowledge gained from both the Chartered Financial Analyst Program as well as his experience on the Pricing Desk at Fannie Mae to structure Multifamily Value Add investment opportunities. While on the Pricing Desk, Kevin was involved in over $500B in Agency Debt Transactions. This included all Agency Debt Instruments and Products for Conventional, Student, Military, Manufactured, Seniors and Affordable Housing properties. Kevin also has experience structuring over $300M in Multifamily Agency Debt workout arrangements.
Investor Relations Manager
Theresa Klekar held positions as Digital Marketing Manager and Marketing Communications Manager at Brother International Corporation, EduNeering, Inc and several other organizations over a 30-plus year career. As a marketing and communications professional, she honed her communication skills to develop and deploy projects and programs in support of various marketing and communication initiatives. With an MBA from Penn State, Theresa owns rental properties and has invested in real estate syndication offerings. In 2020, she joined DeRosa Group as the Investor Relations Manager where she daily applies many of the communication skills she has polished through her career, ensuring investors are fully supported and DeRosa Group’s value of Transforming Lives Through Real Estate™ is clearly evident in all interactions.
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".
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.
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.
David is a Commercial Real Estate Investor and Asset Manager, specializing in value-add investment opportunities in emerging markets. As a General Partner in acquisitions spanning from Multifamily Apartment Complexes to Beachfront Hospitality, David has developed a keen skill set for identifying, negotiating, and acquiring commercial real estate, overseeing construction and asset management, placing equity, and managing ongoing investor relations.
Social Media Manager, Investor Relations
Jordan began his real estate journey in 2020 when he bought his first duplex in New Jersey as his first "House Hack". With a Bachelor's Degree in Video Production, Jordan joined the DeRosa Group in 2020 to film and edit for the successful DeRosa Group YouTube channel. While working his full time job as an Insurance Sales Producer, he began expanding his education in SEO and marketing analytics. 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. In 2021 Jordan left his Insurance position and relocated to North Carolina where he continues to expand his Real Estate Portfolio.
Anthony graduated with a Bachelor's degree in International Business. After 8 years as a Bank Manager, he was introduced to the Real Estate Investing world by a few friends who were successfully House-Hacking. Soon after, Anthony's interest in Real Estate skyrocketed. After many networking events meeting members of DeRosa Group, he was fascinated with the overall goal and the drive of the company to help others as he was. Anthony is now a key member of the Investor Relations team while continuing his Real Estate journey in NC.