RICHARD DERISO | PRINCIPAL

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Richard is responsible for the acquisition, management and disposition of our residential projects as well as coordinating debt and equity across this portfolio.

Richard began his career as a commercial lender with Bank of North Georgia/Synovus.   After obtaining his MBA, Richard joined REL Properties, Inc. where he secured financing for all of the company’s real estate projects, coordinated all stages of residential lot development and managed the acquisition and disposition of both performing and distressed real estate assets throughout Georgia.  Richard later joined BB&T as Vice President of its Asset Resolution Division where he managed a $200 million portfolio of distressed commercial real estate assets acquired from the FDIC.  Prior to joining TPA Group, Richard served at Managing Director of AloStar Bank’s Asset Resolution Group where he was responsible for the management and resolution of a $380 million portfolio of troubled financial assets subject to an FDIC Shared Loss Agreement.

 Education: Vanderbilt University, Emory University