Robert (Bob) Rohdie graduated from NYU Law School in 1965 and practiced law for seven years as a real estate attorney for JC Penney Corp., Prime Motors and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. In 1972, Mr. Rohdie formed The Rohdie Company, a multifaceted real estate company which developed and managed properties in the Northeast. In 1985, he and a partner formed Coastal Equity Development Corporation (CED), a Florida-based development company which developed office buildings, condominiums and multifamily properties throughout the Southeast. In 1996, Mr. Rohdie created Rohdhouse Investments to develop joint multifamily deals in the southeast.
Because of the excellent reputation and financial success of his many projects, Tarragon Corporation, a public real estate company, entered into a joint venture with Rohdhouse in 1998. With Tarragon, Mr. Rohdie developed over 16,000 multifamily apartment communities and 2,000 for-sale residences. In 2000, Rohdhouse merged with Tarragon and Mr. Rohdie was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Tarragon Development Corporation. He was also appointed to the Board of Directors. Mr. Rohdie announced his retirement from Tarragon in December 2006. In 2007, Mr. Rohdie co-founded Rohdie Group with Ron Leichtner with the desire to develop, lease and manage multi-family residential communities targeting high growth markets.
Alyssa Rohdie is a managing member and principal at the Rohdie Group since 2008. Ms. Rohdie is responsible for the strategic direction of the company and oversees revenue management for all assets. Ms. Rohdie facilitates the company’s financial preparation, documentation and reporting to the investors and clients of all properties owned and managed by Rohdie Group. Ms. Rohdie also oversees the product design of new assets and the branding and creative overviews for the properties. Ms. Rohdie brings over 25 years of real estate experience spanning development, property management, asset management and investor relations. In 2001, she joined Tarragon Corporation as a Director of Marketing for new construction lease-up and for-sale assets. Ms. Rohdie transitioned to become the Operations Director for Tarragon Corporation directly assisting the Chief Executive Officer on improving operations efficiencies, investor relations as well as corporate marketing and positioning. Ms. Rohdie is a 1991 graduate of NYU and has been in the multifamily real estate industry since 1995 where she was an Asset Manager before beginning work at the Macklowe Organization as a Property Manager of high-end residential properties in New York City.
Ron Leichtner is a founder, principal and managing member of The Rohdie Group since its inception in 2007. Mr. Leichtner oversees the financial management and planning for the company. Mr. Leichtner is responsible for driving Rohdie’s tactical initiatives, building technology strategies that enhance revenues and decrease expenditures and oversees new development construction activities. Mr. Leichtner also directs financing, risk management and due diligence on for-sale assets. Mr. Leichtner brings more than 30 years of real estate experience across all aspects of acquisitions, financing, development and asset management. Prior to Rohdie Group, Mr. Leichtner was an executive Vice President at Tarragon Corporation, a publicly traded real estate company. Mr. Leichtner joined Tarragon in 2001 and was responsible for all capital market transactions, corporate and project acquisitions and joint ventures. Previously, Mr. Leichtner was a managing partner at Omni Development Company and its affiliate Omni Funding where he originated and placed real estate finance transactions in addition to developing various properties. In the aggregate, over his thirty-year career in real estate, Mr. Leichtner has completed over $5 Billion in transactions nationwide.
Kelly Patterson joined Rohdie Group in 2008. Ms. Patterson is responsible for the implementation and oversight of all property management systems. Her areas of responsibility include the hiring, training and development of all team members on the Rohdie culture, value and key operating strategies. Ms. Patterson oversees leasing and marketing strategies and evaluating and implementing new products and processes to help improve property operations. Prior to joining Rohdie Group, Ms. Patterson worked for United Residential Properties, Berkshire Realty Holdings and Cornerstone Realty Income Trust. Ms. Patterson is a 1995 graduate of USC and has 21 years of experience traversing the entire continuum of property management, portfolio management, marketing, leasing, new business development, new construction, acquisitions, repositions, renovating and due diligence on both for-sale communities and new acquisitions. Ms. Patterson holds a South Carolina Property Manager In Charge License and the Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) and Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS) designations.