Our Company

River Rock is a vertically integrated real estate development and management company specializing in residential single and multi-family communities. We have completed over $5.5B in value-add real estate investments throughout the Southeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions in partnership with our investors. Given a combined experience of 100+ years in development and construction, our team has created over 20 “Build To Rent” neighborhoods and added much needed affordable housing to the U.S. housing stock.

Our mission is to exceed client, resident and investor expectations in everything we do. We believe – across all of our brands – that investing in our people is what creates the best results.

Our vision is to be recognized as the leading developer of residential real estate in the U.S, where we are building communities with a vision for tomorrow. Residential Reimagined.

Meet Our Leadership Team

The strength, intelligence, ambition and integrity of our people, partners and communities we invest in is what drives our success.

Dan Hughes
Dan HughesCo-Founder and Co-CEO
Dan guides the strategic direction of the firm and its subsidiaries, develops and negotiates all key strategic relationships with investors, partners and lenders, and sits on the Executive Investment Committee that approves the allocation of the Firm’s resources to all investments. He also oversees all Finance, Accounting and Technology areas of the Firm.
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Jerry Mosley
Jerry MosleyCo-Founder and Co-CEO
In 2010, Jerry co-founded River Rock Capital Partners with Dan Hughes. In 2012, Jerry joined The Blackstone Team, the largest private equity firm in the world, to help create what became Invitation Homes (IH) while Dan continued to grow RRCP and source assets to institutional Investors. As Regional President at IH (and an Equity Partner with Blackstone), Jerry created a team that assisted in the acquisition, renovation and management of over 50,000 Single Family Rental homes and grow IH to the largest homeowner in America. In 2015, and upon IH becoming a public company Jerry re-joined River Rock Capital Partners.
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Alan Scharsu
Alan ScharsuChief Financial Officer
Alan is responsible for all facets of accounting, finance, HR, SOX compliance and IT including financial statements, internal/external audits, policy/procedures enforcement & documentation, interaction with investors, lenders & banks, employee benefits, supporting acquisitions, dispositions and project financing and refinancing.
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John Oakes
John OakesGeneral Counsel
John is responsible for advising River Rock in negotiating the structure and operations of equity partnerships of real property portfolios, overseeing River Rock affiliates acquisition and dispositions of build-to-rent subdivisions in aggregate amounts of over $100 million and management of outside counsel.
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Austin Hughes
Austin HughesDirector of Acquisitions
Austin is responsible for spearheading land and project acquisitions for the firm. He works with both the Acquisitions and Development Teams to identify investment opportunities and manage ongoing ground-up development projects.
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Lawrence Larisma
Lawrence LarismaExecutive Vice President, Capital Markets and Investments
Lawrence leads the capital raising initiatives as well as the origination and execution of real estate development, acquisition, and investment transactions of the firm.
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Sean Cullen
Sean CullenDevelopment Director
Sean is responsible for procuring all site entitlements, performing site feasibility analyses, hiring & coordinating design development professionals & working with the general contractors to effectively schedule the sequence of construction for each development.
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H. Jason Russell
H. Jason RussellDirector of Construction
Jason and his superior team of construction superintendents have developed multiple communities throughout Charlotte and Raleigh markets for our institutional buyers such as Man Group and Walton Bridge Tower.
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Chasity Conner
Chasity ConnerVendor Relations Manager
Chasity is responsible for managing existing vendor and subcontractor relationships as well as establishing new vendor partnerships for the firm.
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