HTG Team

Randy Rieger - Chairman and Principal
Mr. Rieger is the Founder and Chairman of Housing Trust Group, a multi-faceted real estate development company that develops, owns, and manages properties throughout the southeastern United States. Housing Trust Group and its related entities specialize in the development of multi-family rental communities, affordable multi-family rentals, multi-family student housing communities, commercial developments and multi-family housing sales. The company has developed, acquired, owned and managed several thousand units nationwide and is headquartered in Coconut Grove, Florida.
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Matthew Rieger, Esq. - President and CEO
Matthew serves as the President and CEO for Housing Trust Group. Matthew began his tenure with Housing Trust Group as the Company's General Counsel in 2004.
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Richard Matlof - Chief Operating Officer
Richard Matlof is involved with the management of Housing Trust Group's property development, property management and accounting/finance activities.
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Mario A. Sariol - Chief Financial Officer
As Housing Trust Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Mr. Sariol provides strong financial leadership and experience in the development of project pro formas, feasibility analyses and cash flow/budget projections for the Company’s total real estate portfolio.
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Al Hernandez - Senior Vice President of Finance
Al has 30 years experience in the finance and accounting sectors for private and public companies. Prior to joining Housing Trust Group, he was the Chief Financial Officer of The Easton Group, a commercial real estate broker, property owner and manager.
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Christopher L. Shear - Vice President of Development
Christopher brings over 8 years of development experience to HTG. Serving as Vice President of Development he is responsible for the complete real estate development process. Christopher's duties include identifying development opportunites, valuation and feasibility, acquisition negotiations, planning and design, entitlements, sourcing/structuring of debt and equity, closing coordination, construction management, stabilization and debt conversion.
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Bryan K. Finnie - Vice President of Development
Mr. Finnie brings to the HTG team over twenty years of public and private institutional experience in structuring private banking, community development and affordable housing investments in targeted communities. He is an experienced public administrator having served as a city manager as well as holding several senior level executive positions in New York, New Jersey and Florida managing high risk community development and affordable housing investment portfolios. Prior to joining HTG he was the Business Development Manager for the Related Urban Group where he specialized in working with governmental agencies, public housing authorities, community redevelopment agencies and private investors to identify projects for Related Urban’s investments.
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Jason Larson - Vice President of Development
Jason brings over 12 experience in financing multifamily developments to the HTG Team with projects funded by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Jason is responsible for the entire development process of both Low Income Housing Tax Credit and conventionally financed real estate developments including site sourcing and selection, valuation and feasibility, design and construction coordination as well as the sourcing, structuring and closing of debt and equity funding transactions.
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Bert Del Valle - Vice President of Construction
Developer/General Contractor with over twenty five years of experience in both residential and commercial/industrial construction. Responsible for over $200 million dollars in development and construction projects. Proficient in scheduling, coordinating, and team building, through all facets of construction from land acquisition/development to obtaining the Certificate of Occupancy. Bert holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Florida International University, as well as a General Contractors License, Master Plumbing License, and Real Estate Broker’s License in the state of Florida.
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Gilda Fernandez - Senior Vice President of Property Management
Gilda has over 17 years of real estate management experience with several of the top firms in the industry. She previously was a member of the Housing Trust Group family and returned in 2014 to oversee the operation of HTG Management, a full-service real estate management company. Her responsibilities include directing operations and improving operating efficiency and profitability. She also plays a key role in working with the development team on all new development projects and coordinates asset management activities to ensure the success of all Housing Trust Group investments.
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Rodrigo Paredes - Development Manager
Rodrigo is a professional with 9 years of experience in real property development in Venezuela, where he was involved in the development of more than 5,000 affordable housing dwelling units, and other various types of projects, including a homeless housing community for orphaned children.
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Jose Romero - Development Manager
Jose Romero has substantial experience in real estate acquisitions and development, financial management, operations, and community involvement. As Development Manager, he is involved in site identification, financial underwriting and modeling, contract preparation and negotiation, project management, design oversight, and sourcing and structuring of debt and equity. Jose works with key stakeholders including not for profits, government agencies, institutional investors, and land owners to enhance communities with smart development.
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LaNita Singleton - Project Coordinator
LaNita serves as a Project Coordinator which includes overseeing the due diligence process, approvals, permitting, and construction of HTG projects. She has significant experience in the legal, real estate, and corporate management fields and has worked in various aspects of real estate including land development, construction, property management, and sales and leasing.
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Nileny E. Mussatto – Assistant Controller
Nileny serves as the Assistant Controller for Housing Trust Group. Since joining Housing Trust Group in 2014, Nileny has worked on both project development and property operations. Her responsibilities include keeping accounting records up-to-date and making sure that her accounting supervisors, property managers and the various partners of the numerous entities get accurate results of company operations.
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Jasmine Baldwin - Development Coordinator
Jasmine Baldwin has 9 years of experience in the field of real estate. She has worked in various aspects of real estate including property management, sales, and development. Since 2010, Jasmine has focused her career on developing quality affordable housing in South Florida.
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Justin Tuttle - Development Coordinator
Following completion of his Master's in Real Estate Development and Urbanism from the University of Miami, Justin has worked in both the public and private sectors in real estate and transportation related industries.
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Khushboo Barot - Asset Manager
Khushboo joined Housing Trust Group as an Asset Manager and is primarily responsible for assisting HTG's Senior Vice President of Asset Management with HTG’s various asset management functions.
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