"I have been highly impressed with PIRHL as an organization, and, in particular, with David Uram and David Burg, the two people at PIRHL with whom I've worked most closely. I admire and respect what PIRHL represents and greatly value the opportunity to work and partner with PIRHL."
David Orlean, President, The Orlean Company
Led by an executive team with over 85 years of combined experience, PIRHL’s success in the affordable housing industry began with a collective entrepreneurial spirit and vision. That spirit continues to enable us to form lasting business relationships, thereby creating exceptional developments.
David is a Principal and co-founder of PIRHL, LLC. David’s focus at PIRHL is on executive management and leading new business development across the company’s geographic footprint. He oversees other multifamily developers working in several states to create or acquire new communities for PIRHL’s portfolio. David has also led PIRHL’s expansion into the preservation of subsidized multifamily assets. Prior to forming PIRHL in 2004, David worked with the NRP Group, helping to manage the company’s origination and pre construction activities.
David’s earlier real estate experience includes working as an analyst for Heritage Development Corporation, and for Neighborhood Progress, Inc., an urban developer and funding intermediary for Cleveland’s community development corporations.
- MBA / Case Western University / Weatherhead School of Management
- Certificate of Nonprofit Management / Case Western University
- B.A., Political Science / Union College .
Dave is a Principal and co-founder of PIRHL, LLC. Dave has over 17 years of experience in real estate development and finance. In his position as Principal, Dave plays an integral role in establishing the strategic direction of the company and working from concept through financial structuring, design and implementation on over $700 million in multifamily development across the company’s eight state footprint. Dave currently oversees regionally based developers working in several states to create and or acquire new communities for PIRHL’s portfolio.
Prior to launching PIRHL in 2004, Dave served as a Project Manager for the NRP Group where he managed the implementation of multifamily projects in several states. In this role, he also collaborated in launching the company’s Texas division which secured over $60 million in new development within its first 24 months.
Dave also served as the Project Director for Israel Policy Forum, a Washington, D.C. based NGO focused on delivering security based solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
- MBA, Finance / Case Western University Weatherhead School of Management
- B.A., Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies / The American University
Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer
With over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry as well as expertise in system design and process management, John leads PIRHL as the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer. John is responsible for overseeing and enhancing the operational and financial infrastructure of PIRHL and its affiliated entities. With his in-depth knowledge of the multifamily industry and his experience in operations, finance and systems, John is responsible for managing each and every process within PIRHL to achieve optimum efficiency and results. John also directs the financial affairs and strategy of the company.
Prior to joining PIRHL, John gained experience in the multifamily arena through a national developer/builder. Within that role, he was directly involved with 75 different development projects encompassing several thousand units over multiple states.
- M.A., in Accounting and Financial Information Systems / Cleveland State University
- Certified Public Accountant
President of Construction
Rick Adante is PIRHL’s President of Construction. Rick is responsible for crafting and implementing the vision of Pirhl Contractors and formulating the company’s strategic plan to achieve performance objectives and minimize risk for the company. Rick is responsible for setting up measurable standards and measuring that performance against established goals. In conjunction with VPs, Project Managers, and Superintendents, he will establish company wide systems and procedures for safety, quality control, project execution, and financial reporting.
Rick has over 20 years of experience managing commercial, residential, and industrial construction projects and leading project teams; from manufacturing, warehouse / office, grocery and retail, to multi-family, student housing, and hospitality. Prior to joining PIRHL, Rick was most recently a Project Executive for Continental Building Company, where he spent the last 15 years of his career.
At the start of his career, Rick designed and developed plans for new manufacturing facilities in Thailand and China, and served as the Owner’s representative on-site during the construction of two compressor manufacturing facilities located in Pattaya, Thailand and Suzhou, China. Rick was responsible for facility improvement projects at several facilities across the country.
- MBA, Business Administration and Management/ Franklin University.
- B.S. Civil Engineering / Ohio Northern University.