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Meet Our Exceptional Leadership Team

Our dedicated team of seasoned professionals offers decades of collective real estate and community development experience. Through an in-depth understanding of community planning and residential market demand, our team strives to create desirable communities within the country’s most sought-after cities and neighborhoods. We pride ourselves on creating homes complete with unparalleled service and worry-free convenience, making the “American Dream” a reality for families at any stage of life.

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Ross

Richard's career spans four decades in the real estate industry and his journey is rooted in a profound family legacy. His father, a highly successful homebuilder, instilled in him an innate passion for the field. Richard spent some of the earlier part of his career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and soon returned to his family roots in the real estate industry. This detour helped Richard gain valuable knowledge that would later prove to be a cornerstone of his success, allowing him to approach real estate with a unique financial perspective and strategic insight.

Richard earned experience working at prominent real estate organizations, including Branch Properties and Trade Street Residential (NYSE:TSRE). During those tenures, he was able to hone in on his leadership style characterized by fairness, integrity, and collaborative team and work environments.

As an industry leader, Richard has years of experience serving on the board for several public companies. Over his career, Richard has served as a Director at various NYSE-listed companies, including Plymouth Industrial REIT, Independence Realty Trust, and Cedar Realty Trust. Through serving on these public boards, Richard learned the intricacies of navigating complex public markets and balancing the interests of diverse shareholders to ensure growth and success within the competitive real estate industry.

Chief Operating Officer

Colleen Yeager

With a career spanning over four decades Colleen has excelled across private, REIT, and third-party management sectors. Her proficiency extends to new construction projects, lease-up strategies, and substantial renovations of both interior and exterior aspects of properties. A highly-motivated, collaborative, and self-monitoring leader, Colleen has used her knowledge and expertise to guide companies to IPO status and successfully navigate mergers. Her financial acumen and adaptability shine in dynamic business environments, making her a seasoned and impactful leader in the real estate industry. Colleen earned experience holding key roles at prominent real estate organizations including Invitation Homes and Equity Residential, where she served as Vice President of Operations, Sr. Regional Manager, and Regional Asset Manager, respectively.

As an experienced leader with both start-up and stabilized portfolios, Colleen has collaborated and facilitated the financial management, acquisitions, and dispositions of over 5,000 single-family residential homes. Throughout Colleen’s career, her initiatives have resulted in improved employee engagement, streamlined processes, and reduced turn expenses for her teams. Colleen is passionate about effectively teaching her team every day and is fueled by her peers’ successes.

Chief Investment Officer

James Howley, CFA

James brings more than a decade of institutional real estate and financial experience. Prior to joining Quinn, he served as a Director of Strategic Planning and Investments for QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), where he supported QTS’ corporate and strategic finance function including financial planning and analysis, budgeting, capital markets, investor relations and strategic initiatives. Prior to QTS, he was a Senior Investment Analyst at Real Estate Management Services Group, where he was responsible for originating and underwriting investments in publicly traded real estate, with a focus on the residential and hospitality spaces, among others. James leverages his extensive financial and real estate experience to streamline processes and execute on the momentum of Quinn’s rapidly growing portfolio.
SVP - Accounting & Reporting

Andrew Hughes

Andrew brings over 15 years of financial and accounting experience to the Quinn team, in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Quinn, he was the controller of a Miami-based private investment firm focusing on various high growth industry verticals primarily in the financial services sector. Andrew also spent six years with a publicly-traded company in the manufacturing & mining sector, where he held various roles managing business planning and operations, financial reporting, and internal audit. There, a multi-national merger took Mr. Hughes to London to integrate and establish the global finance department for the company. Andrew began his career at PwC in their New York audit practice’s Financial Services group.

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