Mathew Avrhami

Department of Finance
Faculty Associate
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3906
Faculty Assoc
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3906

Biography

As President and CEO of Rockridge Properties and Investments, Mathew Avrhami, is responsible launching a regional development firm spanning the western sunbelt states while overseeing and executing development of Build-To-Rent Communities through existing sites, JV investments, and strategic acquisitions. Mr. Avrhami’s experience includes commercial real estate private equity and institutional residential rental experience with the largest SFR investment funds, covering thousands of rental homes and over 38 multifamily projects.

Active in the community, Mathew Avrhami is an associate faculty at Arizona State University’s WP Carey School of Business, teaching real estate investments. Mr. Avrhami is a Full Member of the Urban Land Institute and frequent national speaker on Build-To-Rent.

Mr. Avrhami was previously Vice President at Harvard Investments where he has launched development of a portfolio of Build-To-Rent Communities which amounts to over 2,000 units complete or in the pipeline for development. Mr. Avrhami continues to consult for Harvard Investments and remains invested in several projects.

Previously Mr. Avrhami was VP of Acquisitions at the 3rd largest single family REIT, Progress Residential, with over 50k homes, Mr. Avrhami he was responsible for developing acquisition channels including Build to Rent and single family rental portfolios. Mr. Avrhami opened the Phoenix office for Rialto Capital in 2010, where as a Vice President covering the mountain region states he was responsible for development, value-add and repositioning on a range of assets including residential rentals, overseeing day-to-day operations of the Phoenix office, acquisitions, asset management and dispositions of direct and JV real estate investments throughout the western mountain states.

Mathew holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and a Master’s of Real Estate Development from Arizona State University.

Education

  • Masters degree, Real Estate Development, Arizona State University
  • Bachelors degree. Economics, Arizona State University

Courses

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
REA 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
REA 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
REA 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
REA 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
REA 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
REA 456Real Estate Investments