Sr. Investment Portfolio Manager
Rita began working at GRE in 2001 in an administrative position and excelled in many roles on her way to becoming an Asset Manager in 2007. The success of her path has led her to be very passionate about growing her team from within, and she takes pride in empowering members of her team to develop to the next level. As an Investment Portfolio Manager, Rita focuses her talents on new development and renovation projects. Known for her efficiency, Rita is a leader who has a knack for helping managers create solutions to any problem through collaboration. She is especially talented with tenant relocation and tax credits (LIHTC and HTC). She has a degree in International Business from Washington State University. Driven by the fact that they provide homes and opportunities for tenants who otherwise could not afford them, Rita and her team actively look for ways to improve their tenants’ lives. In addition to affordable housing, her team sponsors summer camp programs, after-school programs, and community dinners, amongst other things. Rita is active with her children’s school and loves volunteering when she can. Rita and her family love traveling and watching football. They are die-hard WSU Cougs and Seahawks fans.