ROCO Real Estate is a privately owned real estate
investment firm headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, MI

ROCO owns and operates a portfolio of multifamily properties throughout the United States. Within the multifamily space, ROCO owns a diverse portfolio of assets; including garden-style, low-rise, and mid-rise buildings that are both traditional and student housing properties. The firm focuses on acquiring existing multi-family properties and avoids deals that require extensive construction. Due to ROCO’s reputation of being well-funded, flexible, and adhering to the highest standards of professional practice; the firm attracts many off market deals. ROCO understands the importance of “buying right” to provide strong cash-flow returns to investors with the potential for long-term capital appreciation.

•     ROCO has acquired 60 properties consisting of over 11,000 units
•     The properties are located throughout Michigan, Alabama, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Tennessee
•     The fair market value of ROCO’s portfolio is over $500,000,000.


David Colman


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.

Michael Colman


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.

Tyler Ross


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.

Evan Ross


Mr. Ross is responsible for business development.  In addition to his duties at ROCO, Mr. Ross, Bass-Baritone, performs at leading opera theaters and concert halls around the world. Mr. Ross earned a Masters of Music degree from the Boston Conservatory.

Warren Frenkel

Chief Financial Officer

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

Director of Debt Financing

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.

Katrina Wojtan

Office Manager

Katrina Wojtan joined ROCO Real Estate in the beginning of 2014 as Office Manager. In that capacity Katrina is responsible for handling, controlling, and maintaining a balanced process of work inside the office along with assisting in investor communications. Prior to joining ROCO, Katrina had over 5 years of experience as an office manager at an interior design studio and a medical office. A native of Michigan, Katrina is completing a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Fine Art from Wayne State University.

Christie Parker


Christie Parker joined ROCO Real Estate in October of 2014 as the Controller. Christie is responsible for the federal and state income taxes for all ROCO entities. Prior to joining ROCO, Christie was a tax senior at Deloitte in the Private Wealth group. A Michigan native, Christie graduated with a BA in Accounting from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business in 2009 and a MS in Accounting from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad Graduate School of Management in 2010. She has also been a licensed Certified Public Accountant since 2011.

Phillip Shane

Director of Operations

Phillip Shane joined ROCO Real Estate in 2013 focusing on acquisitions and business development. Currently Phillip is the Director of Operations. In that capacity, Phillip is responsible for operation analysis, business development, strategic growth projects, and marketing. Prior to joining ROCO, Phillip managed daily operations at a Hotel and Conference center. A Michigan native, Phillip earned a BA in Economics focusing on Labor and Taxes at Michigan State University in 2014.


Stone Crest Townhomes Lansing, Michigan
Manchester Park Mobile, Alabama
Barrington Park Mobile, Alabama
Davis Gardens Pensacola, Florida
Atwood Oaks Pensacola, Florida
Pebble Creek Jackson, Mississippi
Riverstone Southfield, Michigan
Hallmark Gardens Greenville, Mississippi
Pines of Southlake Morrow, Georgia
Chateau Glen Oaks Fairfield, Alabama
Woodland Towns Biloxi, Mississippi
Southwind Apartments Biloxi, Mississippi
Lakeshore Pointe New Baltimore, Michigan
Loganberry Ridge Richmond Heights, Ohio
Georgetown Apartments Chesterfield, Michigan
Williamsburg Square Pascagoula, Mississippi
Eden Manor Pascagoula, Mississippi
Hartford Commons Pascagoula, Mississippi
Highland Towers Southfield, Michigan
Golf Manor Roseville, Michigan
Warren Woods Warren, Michigan
Warren Manor Warren, Michigan
Garfield Commons Clinton Township, Michigan
Farmbrooke Manor Clinton Township, Michigan
Cypress Gardens Hoover, Alabama
Fox Valley Birmingham, Alabama
Huntington Club Warren, Michigan
Gale Gardens Melvindale, Michigan
Westwind Townhomes Lansing, Michigan
Forest Ridge Rochester, Michigan
Riverside Ranch San Marcos, Texas
Regal Towers Southfield, Michigan
Willow Creek Columbus, Georgia
High Pointe Apartments Birmingham, Alabama
The Advantages Jackson, Mississippi
Brookstone Apartments Birmingham, Alabama
Abbey Villas Jackson, Michigan
Imperial Senior Suites Southfield, Michigan
Crestview Apartments Birmingham, Alabama
Park Brook Apartments Birmingham, Alabama
Carriage House Flint, Michigan
Emerald Creek Apartments Traverse City, Michigan
Midtown Square Wayne, Michigan
North Gate Apartments Meridian, Mississippi
East Gate Apartments Meridian, Mississippi
Off Broadway Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pine Street Apartments Lansing, Michigan
Marchmont Terrace Shaker Heights, Ohio
Fairway Terrace Shaker Heights, Ohio
Heritage on the River Jacksonville, Florida
Embassy West Apartments Waterford Township, Michigan
Governor’s Place Bloomfield Hills, Michigan



Get in touch with us!

ROCO Real Estate
33 Bloomfield Hills Parkway, Suite 135
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
(248) 593-1919


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