Mitch Rotta currently serves as Senior Managing Director at TruAmerica overseeing the creation and expansion of its Build-For-Rent platform. This role includes formulating its core strategy with the executive team, building out both personnel and back-office infrastructure, formulating its underwriting process, sourcing deal flow and ultimately creating a portfolio of developments that fits its GP and LP investors capital allocation strategies. The platform will be sourcing, acquiring, entitling, developing, and overseeing its projects as master development while utilizing existing third-party relationships to play critical roles to ensure projects meet the necessary milestones and metrics.
After being involved in the construction industry from a very early age, Mitch graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Construction Management. Upon graduation he secured a job opportunity with Hensel Phelps Construction, one of the nation’s largest commercial contractors. Over the course of five years, Mitch oversaw over $1 billion dollars of construction ranging from $650 million in renovations at LAX to $150 million protype missile defense system for the Navy located in Kauai, HI.
Mitch’s focus turned to single-family development where he helped found a Build-For- Rent at Tricor while holding roles as Director of New Construction and Executive Vice President of Acquisition and Sustainability. Tricor was a construction services company that assisted with sourcing land, entitling, developing, and eventually acting as the general contractor on Build-For-Rent developments. Prior to leaving Tricor, Mitch had secured over $125 million in construction service contracts and secured over 600 residential lots.