Richard Roberts is a Business management professional with 20+ years of experience in the for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental sectors. He has served as chief executive of the nation’s largest municipal affordable housing and community development agency, founded the community development private equity business at one of the world’s premier financial services firms, and provided senior leadership to the affordable housing business for one of New York City’s marquee nonprofits.
Richard has been the Managing Director for Business Development at Red Stone Equity Partners, LLC, where he is responsible for developing strong relationships with affordable housing developers in NY, NJ, the District of Columbia, and the Northeast United States. He is also responsible for sourcing and assisting in the structuring of investment transactions. In conjunction with the President and COO, Richard leads the firm’s efforts in general business development activities, including identifying additional business opportunities. Richard has worked with Buchtel Advisors LLC, and The Doe Fund Inc. as Senior Vice President and as Managing Director of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. In the early 2000’s he spearheaded the NYC Department of Housing and Preservation as commissioner.