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.
Jack Perkins serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the RedHill organization. He oversees all aspects of RedHill’s Financial Management, Asset Management and Reporting and is a member of RedHill's Executive Committee. Mr. Perkins previously served as RedHill's financial Controller. He has held a broad range of financial leadership positions at private equity and venture-backed firms. Mr. Perkins received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from San Diego State University. He is a licensed California Certified Public Accountant.
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.
Mr. Jensen is responsible for RedHill’s capital and fund related activities including institutional investor relations. Before RedHill, David was a Managing Director at Pickwick Capital Partners LLC [NY], a broker-dealer, providing investment banking and institutional capital placement services within the real estate and specialty credit industry groups. Jensen also served as an executive with Academy Securities, providing placement and consulting services to alternative investment managers, and spent ten years in the banking industry overseeing bank owned portfolios. Jensen began his career in the urban development division of Lennar. David received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from the University of California San Diego. He holds a FINRA series 3, 7, 24, 30, 63, and 65 securities license and is a California Real Estate Broker.
Chris Dixon is a member of RedHill’s Capital Markets team with specific responsibilities for its Asia Pacific capital raising activities. He was previously a member of the RedHill Acquisition Group with primary involvement in Western U.S. markets. Chris started his career as an entrepreneur in the Wellness sector where he was internationally published and recognized. He was introduced to Asia via the U.S. Peace Corp where he served in 2005, then transitioning to a decade of living in Melbourne, Australia, where he now resides. Dixon is a Graduate of the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah with Graduate studies at Royal Melboure Institute of Technology aka RMIT.
Alex Pascale is head of RedHill’s Acquisition Group, including deal sourcing, underwriting, and executing on institutional-grade multifamily communities throughout the Western US. Prior to joining RedHill, Alex co-founded a boutique Multifamily syndication firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he was actively engaged in acquisitions and private capital raising. Furthermore, Pascale played a critical role in scaling two technology start-ups, both of which are now publicly listed on the NASDAQ. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Santa Clara University where he played Division 1 Rugby for 4 years.
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.
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.
Mark Jacob is Vice President and Controller of the Redhill Organization. He manages entity financial statement audits and tax returns as well as assists in overseeing the accounting systems and functions. Mr. Jacob is an accounting and finance professional with over a decade of experience in public accounting and consulting. He has served as a high-level financial consultant in several industries including commercial real estate. Mr. Jacob received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from San Diego State University.
Esther Romanoff is a Senior Accountant at Redhill. Ms. Romanoff is responsible for preparing key internal and external reports in addition to assisting with daily accounting functions. She has served as an accountant at various levels, most recently as a full-charge accountant at a general engineering firm. Ms. Romanoff received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Washington.
Mr. Brady, is Director and Principal of RedHill’s Development Business and oversees its’ Construction Management capability as an adjunct of Asset Management. Brian has significant leadership and management experience in the real estate industry. During his 15+ year career he has worked across multiple commercial asset classes including multifamily. Brian Previously held key roles with Locale Advisors, Kilroy Realty Corporation, McCarthy Building Companies, Bocina Homes Corp, and Bocina Development and directly responsible for the entitlement, development, and redevelopment of over 4 million square feet of assets, valued at over $2B. Brian holds a BS from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, with a concentration in business. At Cornell, he was also a member of the Varsity Lacrosse Team. Brian is a LEED AP, and active in the San Diego chapter of both the Urban Land Institute and NAIOP.
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.