President and CEO, Housing Trust Group
A third-generation Floridian, Rieger leads the rapidly growing, family-run business focused on affordable housing. In March, it announced it had closed $43.5 million in financing for the 104-unit Mount Hermon Apartments, an affordable senior complex created in partnership with Mount Hermon African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Education: B.A., geography, University of Florida; J.D., Nova Southeastern University
I went into real estate because: “Buy land; they’re not making it anymore.”
The last thing that surprised me in real estate: Everything … and nothing.
Tip for proteges: Keep reading.
One lasting business lesson: Be fair.
Habit to start my day: Breathe.
Event that changed me: The birth of my children.