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 and CEO of DeRosa Group

Elizabeth Faircloth

Co-Founder and Board Member

Herve Francois

Acquisitions

Theresa klekar

Investor Relations Manager

Kevin Dean

Underwriting

Justin Fraser

Asset Management

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 has completed over a Hundred Million in real estate transactions and controls thousands of units of multifamily.

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.

Elizabeth Faircloth, Co-Founder And Board Member

Liz Faircloth co-founded the DeRosa Group in 2005 with her husband, Matt. The DeRosa Group, based in Trenton, NJ, is an owner of commercial and residential property with a mission to “transform lives through real estate." Liz is the co-founder of The Real Estate InvestHER® community, a platform to empower women to live a financially free and balanced life on their own terms through over 40 Meetups across the US and Canada and an on-line community and membership that offers accountability and mentorship for women to take their business to the next level!

Herve Francois, Acquisitions

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.

Kevin Dean, Underwriting

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.

Theresa Klekar, Investor Relations Manager


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.

David Mitro, Asset Manager

An entrepreneur at heart, Dave 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