As Director of Development, Ross drives new projects from initial concepts through the end of construction. This includes deal sourcing, feasibility analysis and underwriting, obtaining site control, entitlements, debt and equity sourcing, and overseeing the architectural and construction processes. He joined Roers Cos. in 2020 after 13 years in the real estate development field. Ross has an extensive background in affordable multifamily housing that includes acquisition/rehabilitation, historic adaptive re-use, and new construction. He has also developed multiple high-end market-rate buildings in urban cores with associated commercial spaces. Ross graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin—Madison with a bachelor’s degree in real estate and urban land economics.