Agustin Rodriguez - President
Mr. Rodriguez is President of ANR Industries, Inc. and its affiliated companies. After obtaining his general contracting license, Mr. Rodriguez formed ANR Industries, Inc in 1995 and developed a niche rehabilitating foreclosed properties for financial institutions. During the 1990's, ANR rehabilitated more than 2,500 single family homes and condominium units for multiple financial institutions. From 1999-2002, Mr. Rodriguez oversaw ANR's participation in redevelopment programs in five different cities in the Inland Empire. Through these programs, ANR acquired distressed foreclosed properties from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), rehabilitated them and sold them to moderate-income families, often utilizing down payment assistance available through city programs. ANR developed approximately 200 homes through this program, representing $10.5 million in acquisition costs, $3.7 million in rehabilitation, and $20.6 million in post-rehab sales values. Mr. Rodriguez established ANR as a preferred partner with Enterprise Home Ownership Partners (EHOP) a local housing-related non-profit organization that is a subsidiary of The Enterprise Foundation. As primary partner to EHOP, ANR rehabilitated approximately 300 homes, duplexes and apartment units. From 2002 to present, Mr. Rodriguez transformed ANR to a new home builder in order to take advantage of the need for affordable new homes. ANR has developed new homes in multiple cities and developed the first gated community in the City of San Bernardino as well as the City's first live-work loft project. Prior to establishing ANR, Mr. Rodriguez worked for ten years in residential construction with other new home builders.
George Jordan - Vice President
Mr. Jordan is Vice President of ANR Industries, Inc. and has been a partner in the firm since 1997. Mr. Jordan has overall responsibility for finance, administration, legal, sales, marketing, public relations and investment property management for ANR and its affiliated companies. Mr. Jordan has arranged more than $50 million in project financing to support all of ANR's construction and development operations and has extensive knowledge of construction and homebuilding debt and equity structures. Mr. Jordan oversaw the marketing and sales of approximately 300 new and redeveloped homes in the Inland Empire, many developed during the last down real estate cycle. He is responsible for developing and managing the companies' relationships with company investors, lenders and other financial institutions. Mr. Jordan is a licensed real estate sales person and has been certified by the California Building Industry Foundation and University of California, Irvine for New Home Building Marketing Program. He also holds a NAHREP Certified Professional (NCP) title from the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals for servicing the Hispanic market. Mr. Jordan received his Bachelors of Arts from the University of Notre Dame and his Masters in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University.
Jay H. Stark - Principal
Prior to partnering with ANR Industries, Mr. Stark served as managing director and co-founder of Urban Private Equity Funds for Phoenix Realty Group’s Western Region where he targeted investments in urban residential and commercial properties. He was responsible for origination, underwriting, due diligence and closing of investments in the region, and was also a member of the national Phoenix Realty Group Investment Committee and Executive Committee.
During his tenure at Phoenix Realty Group, Mr. Stark oversaw more than $1 billion of joint-venture developments throughout the United States, serving as both equity investor and developer for a variety of urban residential and commercial projects. He also created the first socially responsible workforce housing fund backed by institutional investors.
Prior to joining PRG, Mr. Stark was Director of Development for The Lee Group, Inc., a leading urban residential development company where he was involved in the development of over $300 million of urban housing for first-time homebuyers in Southern California.
In addition, Mr. Stark serves on the State of California’s principal Affordable Housing Committee, the Department of Housing and Community Development’s (HCD) Local Assistance Loan and Grant Committee, where he oversees more than 20 state-wide affordable housing and infrastructure programs, including the $2.5 billion Proposition 1C bond measure, which includes funding for transit-based housing, urban infill development and related affordable housing initiatives. He also serves on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Los Angeles, a provider of for-sale housing for low-income families in the greater Los Angeles area.
Mr. Stark holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a master’s degree from the University of Southern California in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development.
Lisa Silva - Director of Real Estate Operations
Ms. Silva directs all real estate sales operations for ANR and its affiliated companies, and her responsibilities include the management of the company's sales, marketing, escrow, product specifications, property management and public relations activities. Ms. Silva also manages ANR’s role as an intermediary with municipal and non-profit grantees of HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program. She has over 17 years of experience in residential homebuilding and commercial construction, including her experience as the Director of Sales and Marketing for notable organizations such as Pulte Homes and The Olson Company, and as Sales Operations Manager for Western Pacific Housing/D.R. Horton. Ms. Silva joined ANR in 2006 as the company's Director of Sales and Marketing and transitioned into her current operations role in 2009. Ms. Silva is a Past President of the Sales and Marketing Council of Southern California, has a certification of completion from the Institute of Residential Marketing Program (IRM) at the University of California, Irvine, and is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara.
David Palmer - Director of Field Operations
Mr. Palmer joined ANR in 2006 to oversee ANR's construction field operations and compliance procedures throughout Southern California. He maintains responsibility for all field staff, as well as direct coordination with all City and Agency Building Department Representatives clients for ANR's Neighborhood Stabilization Program work. Mr. Palmer has over 13 years of experience in residential construction, customer service and construction management working for such notable companies as Centex Homes, Standard Pacific Homes and Inco Homes. Mr. Palmer also has been trained and certified in numerous OSHA and Lead/Asbestos programs, Hazardous Materials, Storm Water Pollution Prevention, Lead and Mold Remediation and CPR.