Leadership

SAMUEL A. RAIA

SAMUEL A. RAIA

MANAGING DIRECTOR AND VICE PRESIDENT

Co-President of Raia Capital Management (“RCM”), Co-Manager of Manager and, along with Lawrence C. Raia, co-manages the day to day operations of the firm. Samuel has over 23-years of experience in the real estate industry and has completed more than $2 billion in real estate transactions. Prior to joining the Raia family enterprises, he was a Director of Asset Management for Prudential Real Estate Investors, the real estate investment management business of Prudential Financial. In this capacity Samuel had primary asset management responsibility for the Real Property Partnership; a mixed asset portfolio consisting of 20 properties valued in excess of $220 million. Prior to joining Prudential he was a Senior Associate in the New York office of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Real Estate Group providing audit and business advisory services. Samuel holds a B.S. in Management with a focus on Accounting and a B.A. in Theology from Boston College as well as an M.S. in Real Estate Development, Renovation and Rehabilitation from the Schack (formerly Silverstein) Real Estate Institute at New York University. Samuel was a member of the Boston College Track and Field team all four years and holds the all-time school record in the Javelin throw. He serves his community as President and co-founder of Homes Fit For Heroes. HFFH provides free, furnished apartments to wounded U.S. Special Operations service members and their families while they are recovering from severe injuries. In 2017, Samuel was awarded the United States Special Operations Command Patriot Award for dedication and service to the US Special Forces.

LAWRENCE C. RAIA

LAWRENCE C. RAIA

MANAGING DIRECTOR AND VICE PRESIDENT

Co-President of RCM, Co-Manager of Manager and co-manages the day to day operations of the firm along with Samuel A. Raia. Previously, he was the Director of Self Storage for Raia Properties Corporation (“RPC”), leading the overall marketing, operations, and financial management of the self-storage business. Lawrence has over 27 years of experience: the last 14 years have been focused on real estate while the first 13 years centered on operations, sales, service, and corporate marketing. Prior to joining the Raia family enterprises, Lawrence was Executive Vice President and Global Managing Director of Client Development for Risk Management Solutions (RMS), a leader in world-wide catastrophe risk management software and services. Prior to his tenure at RMS, Lawrence was a Senior Manager with Deloitte Consulting. Lawrence holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University. Along with Samuel A. Raia, Lawrence co-founded Homes Fit For Heroes, Inc. (HFFH) in 2009. HFFH is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing free, furnished apartments to wounded U.S. Special Operations service members and their families while they recover from severe injuries. Lawrence also recently joined the Board of Directors of the Special Operations Warrior Golf Foundation, newly launched to continue aiding the recovery and return to civilian life of special operations service members. Lawrence was awarded the 2017 United States Special Operations Command Patriot Award for dedication and service to the US Special Forces.

JOSEPH S. RAIA

JOSEPH S. RAIA

FOUNDER

An advisor to the management team, and serves on the investment committee overseeing all Raia-family investments. He has over 47-years of experience in the real estate and construction industries. Prior to founding RPC, Joseph was an Executive Officer for Raia Industries Incorporated. In this capacity, Joseph provided the strategic leadership and supervision in the areas of equipment and personnel. Joseph attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and Rutgers University.

LAWRENCE A. RAIA

LAWRENCE A. RAIA

FOUNDER

An advisor to the management team, and serves on the investment committee overseeing all Raia-family investments. He has over 47-years of experience in the real estate and construction industries. Prior to founding RPC, Lawrence was an Executive Officer for Raia Industries Incorporated. In this capacity, Lawrence provided the strategic leadership in the areas of sales, quality control and engineering. He was also instrumental in the acquisition of plant sites, construction of concrete and aggregate plants, quarry development and site reclamation. Lawrence holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, an MBA in Management from the Fairleigh Dickinson University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of New Jersey. Lawrence serves his community as a Trustee for the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

HON. SAMUEL S. RAIA

HON. SAMUEL S. RAIA

FOUNDER

An advisor to the management team, and serves on the investment committee overseeing all Raia-family investments. He has over 42-years of experience in the real estate and construction industries. Prior to founding RPC, Samuel was an Executive Officer for Raia Industries Incorporated. In this capacity, Samuel provided the strategic leadership which resulted in Raia Industries’ transformation from a small concrete business into New Jersey’s largest ready-mix concrete producer and a major producer of sand, gravel, stone and asphalt. Samuel holds a B.S. in Accounting from Seton Hall University as well as an M.B.A. in Management from the Fairleigh Dickinson University. Samuel served the State of New Jersey as the New Jersey State Republican Chairman, was a Delegate to the 2012 Republican National Convention and served on Governor Christie’s Department of Transportation Transition team. He is the former Mayor of Saddle River, is a board of trustee member of the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Commerce and Industry Association.