Tyler Ross, Principal, is responsible for financial analysis and financing for ROCO Real Estate. Prior to ROCO, Tyler worked at Edward Rose & Sons. Tyler’s family founded Edward Rose & Sons in 1921 and has grown the firm to its present ownership of more than 57,000 apartment units, with more added annually. A native of Bloomfield Hills, MI, Tyler earned a BA from the University of Chicago in 2008 and a JD from Fordham Law School in 2011.
Michael Colman, Principal, is responsible for sourcing all acquisitions for ROCO. Prior to ROCO, Michael was responsible for all new acquisitions at Edward Rose & Sons, a large Real Estate firm headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, MI. During his time at Edward Rose & Sons, Michael oversaw the acquisition of over 100 acres of new land and $75 million of development. A native of Bloomfield Hills, MI, Michael earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin in 2008.
David Colman, Principal, is responsible for asset management at ROCO. Prior to joining ROCO, David worked for BlackRock in New York City where he began as an Analyst in BlackRock’s Proprietary Alpha Strategies Group. David’s most recent role at BlackRock was working on the fixed income trading floor as a Product Strategist providing a link between the investment teams and client groups. A native of Bloomfield Hills, MI, David earned a BBA from the University of Michigan – Ross School of Business in 2010.
Warren Frenkel joined ROCO Real Estate in mid-2013 as the Chief Financial Officer. In that capacity, Warren is responsible for financial planning & reporting, record-keeping, data analysis, and accounting. Prior to joining ROCO, Warren was a Business Analyst at Quicken Loan and had been mentored by Jay Alix, founder of the corporate restructuring firm AlixPartners. A Michigan native, Warren earned a BS in Finance at Michigan State University’s – Eli Broad School of Business in 2013.
Kevin Roach joined ROCO Real Estate in late 2013 as the Director of Debt Financing. In that capacity, Kevin is responsible for the debt financing of acquisitions and existing projects in the ROCO portfolio. Prior to joining ROCO, Kevin underwrote in excess of $130 million in multifamily mortgages for a top ten FHA mortgage lender. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Kevin graduated with a BA in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Marketing from Gonzaga in Spokane, WA in 2010.
Michael Birach joined ROCO Real Estate in late 2013 as a Controller. Michael is responsible for property financials and taxes for all properties within the ROCO portfolio. Prior to joining ROCO, Michael worked for Bank of America in London as a corporate accountant. Originally from the Detroit area, Michael graduated from Central Michigan University with a BA in Business Administration with concentrations in Economics and Finance.