Kathleen D. Rooney
Kathleen D. Rooney serves as President of Rooney Holdings, Inc. a privately-held investment company that specializes in commercial and civil construction, energy, and commercial real estate development. Kathleen is responsible for developing, directing, and managing the firm’s investment strategy and investment portfolio. She also serves as President of Rooney Properties, a Washington D.C.-area development company specializing in office, industrial and multi-family projects. Prior to founding Rooney Properties, she was Chairman of OAI Electronics, an Oklahoma-based manufacturer providing turnkey manufacturing and testing services for a variety of industries.
Kathleen earned a Bachelor of Arts, Economics and History from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. She is a member of the Advisory Council to the Arts and Letters College at the University of Notre Dame. She is a member of the board of directors of the Washington Jesuit Academy, a tuition-free, independent middle school for young men from Washington, D.C.’s low-income communities. Kathleen serves on the National Board of MAVPAC, and is a member of the Georgetown Real Estate Initiative.
Greg Hoffman is responsible for project origination, development, and asset management for Rooney real estate investments in the Greater Washington region. Prior to joining the company in 2013, he built numerous commercial and institutional projects over a decade with a local GC/design-builder. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and a Master’s in Real Estate Development from George Mason University. Greg was born in Washington DC, grew up in Northern Virginia, and is committed to the region having worked his entire career to improve the Washington Metro Area.
Director – Development and Construction
Chris has 14 years of residential development and construction experience in the DC region. Prior to joining Rooney, Chris worked as a consultant to residential developers managing site plan approvals and overseeing construction on mixed-use projects throughout the DC region. Prior to consulting, Chris served as project manager for Ditto Residential where he managed construction on some of their urban infill condo and apartment projects in DC. Prior to joining Ditto, Chris worked for Marrick Properties in multiple preconstruction and project management roles assisting with their residential operations. Chris grew up in Southern Maryland and holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Clemson University, a Masters in Real Estate Development from George Mason University, and a VA Class A Constractor’s License. He is an active member of the Executive Committee for the George Mason Masters in Real Estate Development Program and assists with teaching finance.
Jake Ballard has over fifteen years of real estate experience. Prior to joining Rooney, Jake was a Vice President at McWilliams-Ballard, Inc. where his role included market analysis and feasibility, product design, marketing and brokerage. In his capacity as a broker Mr. Ballard has worked across numerous asset types including new home sales, land sales and acquisitions and commercial leasing/sales. Jake graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelors in Economics and MS in Real Estate Development and is licensed real estate Broker in Virginia and Maryland.