Meet Our Team

Get to know the people behind RMG Housing, whose collective passion and expertise are driving us towards our vision of affordable, quality housing.

The RMG Team

Meet our expert, mission driven team:

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Mo Zahrawi

Co-Founder
Mo began his career in real estate investment and development in 2003 and has worked with Goldman Sachs, Northstar Real Estate Finance, Westbrook Capital and Richmond American Homes. He has acquired and developed over 6,000 multi-family units and managed over $1 billion of investments. Prior to establishing RMG, Mo was the Managing General Partner of Diamond Rock Partners, a privately held Santa Monica-based real estate owner, developer and investment advisor. Mo received a BA in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Colorado and an MBA with honors from the Booth Business School at the University of Chicago

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Tim Roth

Co-Founder
Tim has over 30 years of real estate investments, development and construction experience. He is a general contractor and the Principal of TRG Construction, RMG's primary construction partner. Tim has provided construction management services on over 50 mutlifamily real estate projects to Archstone and is currently managing all construction activities for RMG's pipeline of projects. Tim is a licensed general contractor, licensed real estate broker and a certified appraiser. Tim holds a BS in real estate finance from the University of Nebraska where he played Division 1 football.

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David Lopes-Grunwald

Executive Vice President
David has spent over three decades leading and directing affordable housing development and supportive service organizations. David has created homes for thousands of housing-insecure people, raised over $340 million in funds and led the effort on 27 affordable housing development projects. David served as CEO of LA Family Housing, Affordable Living for the Aging and American Sunrise Communities. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Denver, an MPP from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and a JD from Loyola Law School.

Our Project Managers

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Ben Noury

Project Manager
Since 2018, Ben has gained comprehensive real estate development experience with a specialty in affordable housing. He has managed over 20 developments from acquisition to lease-up. Ben holds a BA in Economics from Brown University where he was a collegiate athlete as a 4-year starter on the football team. Ben also earned MRED and MUP degrees from the University of Southern California.

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Art Lin

Project Manager
Art has 11 years of development experience and has been leading RMG's efforts to integrate modular design programming. Art Attended the United States Military Academy (West Point). After WestPoint, Art served for five years in the U.S. Army as a Base Engineer leading 40-80 troops and oversaw and supervised the development and construction of major projects. After leaving the military, Art received an MBA and MRED from the University of Southern California.

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Sami El-Bayer

Senior Designer
Sami is the owner, principal and lead designer for EDDG, Inc. Sami is a licensed architect with over three decades of design experience on a broad range of projects. Sami leads the design effort for RMG's PSH and workforce communities. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and an avid Trojan fan.

Our Pride

RMG is proud to be one of nine awardees of the United Way Innovative Supportive Housing Award, due to its highly-innovative approach to lower-cost and sustainable supportive housing model.

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