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ROSS Companies, a premier owner,  renovator and manager of multifamily assets in the Mid-Atlantic region since 1983.

Building and maintaining a strong team is an ongoing process and ROSS Companies has developed a successful culture to facilitate it.

Scott J. Ross, President, ROSS Development & Investment;
Chairman and President, ROSS Renovation & Construction

For more than 40 years, Scott has managed many aspects of the real estate profession, including architecture, city planning, urban design, finance, construction, development and ownership.

Prior to establishing ROSS Development & Investment in 1983, he was a Senior Officer of Donohoe Construction Co., Inc. and Sigal Construction/Sigal Development, and an Associate Development Director for The Rouse Company. His responsibilities have included the sourcing, acquisition, development, construction, financing and management of over 20,000 apartment and townhouse properties, and more than 1,000,000 square feet of office and hotel properties. He was an officer of Maryland National Bank in its real estate lending division and a corporate officer for both secured and unsecured lending activities, totaling over a billion dollars of debt issuances.

His education includes a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Pratt Institute, a master’s degree in city planning and urban planning from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University.

Scott has completed other real estate course work and has been an instructor in real estate-related subjects. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and a past president of the Washington Real Estate Group.

Headshot of Beth Ross, President, ROSS Management Services

Beth Ross, President, ROSS Management Services

Beth has been involved in residential real estate for over 40 years, beginning in residential sales, new home sales, marketing and condominium conversions. She has extensive experience as an asset manager for various partnerships that purchased multifamily residential communities. She has also overseen property managers and construction managers on extensive rehabs and developed the re-marketing/re-merchandising plan for each of the multifamily rental residential communities being purchased. As President of ROSS Management Services, Beth has developed a professional team and provided them with the necessary tools and support to increase productivity and earnings. Beth has been recognized and honored in the property management industry numerous times. Most recently, Beth received the Alvin L. Sussman Award in 2004 from the Washington, DC Property Management Association (PMA), was listed by The Washington Business Journal as one of Greater Washington’s Top 50 Women Who Mean Business, and was featured as the cover story, “A Woman’s Touch,” in the February, 2004 Multifamily Executive magazine. The Washington Business Journal also recognized RMS as the area’s 5th Largest Woman-Owned Business.

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David J. Miskovich, Chief Executive Officer, ROSS Companies

An accomplished industry leader with more than 20 years of experience in the apartment industry, David was recruited by founders Scott and Beth Ross to be the next-generation CEO of ROSS Companies and to take the company to new heights.

Under his forward-thinking and energetic leadership, ROSS is focused on expanding the geographic reach of its owned and third-party management portfolios, as well as implementing cutting-edge technologies to optimize the performance of its apartment communities and improve the resident experience.

Before being named CEO in 2016, David served as ROSS’ COO and CFO for 13 years. While in these positions, he led the company’s recent expansion throughout the mid-Atlantic. He also implemented numerous technological advancements in the company’s operations.

David began his multifamily career at Charles E. Smith Residential, a division of Archstone Smith, where he was Vice President of Asset Management/Operations. In this role, he oversaw operations, accounting, revenue management, development accounting and capital improvements for a 25,000-unit apartment portfolio encompassing five major U.S. markets.

He graduated with a B.S. in accounting from George Mason University’s School of Management. A known leader in the Washington, D.C., commercial real estate community, he is on the Advisory Council of the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (A.O.B.A.).

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Don Stocks, Senior Vice President of Residential Operations, ROSS Management Services

As ROSS’s Senior Vice President of Residential Operations, Don brings a wealth of experience and expertise as the company focuses on growing its owned and third party management portfolios throughout the Mid-Atlantic. In his current role he has developed a well-earned reputation in the industry for positioning the company’s regional managers for success and for overseeing the portfolio management of approximately 10,000 apartments in a steady, levelheaded manner.

Don joined ROSS Management Services (RMS) as the Director of Financial Systems, where he skillfully managed a wide range of accounting functions. He created processes/policies, established efficiencies for the RMS Accounts Payable Department, managed the accounting software conversion, created paperless financial statements and financial reports, and managed the completion of audits and taxes.

Before joining ROSS, Don spent 15 years with Charles E. Smith Residential, a division of Archstone-Smith, where he worked closely with ROSS CEO Dave Miskovich, honing the close relationship that is leading ROSS to new heights.

At Charles E. Smith, Don was Vice President of Revenue Management and oversaw all phases of revenue generation, budgeting and forecasting. His responsibilities included developing and managing proprietary revenue management systems, on-site software applications and resident-based websites. Don is a graduate of George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting.

John Porter, VP of Structural and Mechanical Services, ROSS Management Services

John Porter, Vice President of Structural and Mechanical Services, ROSS Management Services

John is certified as a Maryland 2nd Class Engineer, NIULPE 3rd Class Engineer and Universal CFC Technician. He has been working in the mechanical trades since 1980. John has the responsibility of working with all forms of mechanical systems, providing solutions for chronic problems, implementing new strategies for utility conservation, reviewing proposals for mechanical, plumbing, electrical and pool repairs. John develops training programs for maintenance technicians. As an Engineer/Chief Engineer he supervised maintenance technicians and custodial staff members, worked as part of a team that specified replacement chillers during the PEPCO rebate program, maintained and repaired fire tube boilers, water tube boilers, steam generators and atmospheric-type boilers. He also maintained reciprocal and screw-type chillers in excess of 600 tons. Before coming to ROSS Management Services, John worked for Gates, Hudson and Associates and Murco Plumbing Heating and Cooling. He has attended PG Community College for high- and low-pressure boilers, National Transfer Technology for certification on centrifugal pumps, NTI for variable frequency drives, McQuay International for service of centrifugal chillers, National Association of Power Engineers classes on air conditioning and refrigeration, and Apex Environmental for asbestos removal. From 1984-1987, John was a member of the U.S. Army as a Nuclear Artillery Assembler with a Special Weapons Detachment.

Jan Barrett, Vice President of Revenue Management, ROSS Management Services

As one of multifamily property management’s industry pioneers in implementing LRO Revenue Management System, Jan has been an integral part of ROSS’ revenue, pricing, and lease management programs since joining the Operations team in 2014. Jan brings over 20 years of revenue management and industry experience to ROSS.  She is a renowned industry expert in LRO implementation and pricing, as well as an industry leader in all aspects of revenue management. She currently oversees ROSS’ proprietary Rent Model integration with LRO and establishes pricing and renewal lease management across the ROSS portfolio. Recognized as an industry expert, Jan has been a guest panelist and speaker on revenue management initiatives for the past 10 years. Prior to heading up ROSS’ Revenue Management Department, Jan spent 13 years at Charles E. Smith where she oversaw revenue management and lease administration, and 3 years at Archstone-Smith where she helped in the initial implementation of LRO to over 60 properties throughout the United States.

Tony Perichino, Vice President of Operations, ROSS Companies

With over 15 years in the real estate industry, Tony is an expert operator with a pronounced focus on leadership, employee development, and marketing. With a forefront leadership management style, Tony is seasoned at developing strategic business and marketing plans, helping ensure maximum ROI for owners.

Tony has experience with a diverse level of real estate from class A high-rise, lease-up, properties in construction, acquisitions, and condo conversions, to properties with affordable attributes.

After working at ROSS Companies in 2007-2008, Tony re-joined ROSS Companies in August 2017 as Asst. VP of Operations, and was promoted to Vice President of Operations in February of 2018. Prior to then, Tony was Director of Residential Management at Tower Companies, and previously an Investment Manager with Pinnacle Family of Companies.

Tony has worked past positions with Archstone as well as Home Properties, and holds an RPA® from BOMI International Institute.